Product Design Internship - Seattle, WA - Spring 2019

Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products - Seattle, WA (30+ days ago)


Design original, useful and elegant digital experiences with the highest quality possible for guests of Disney Parks and Resorts worldwide
Approach work from a multidisciplinary, holistic perspective – apply a broad range of capabilities across the design discipline including user experience and interface design – to define and design complete product solutions
Create detailed design specifications, journey maps, navigation flows, sketches, wireframes, compositions, redlines and interactive prototypes that are Guest-centric
Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative research to inform and validate design decisions within current and future projects
Reflect our evolving design patterns in your work
Interpret, infuse and leverage our unique brands and properties to deliver on high expectations from our guests
Reflect our evolving design patterns in your work
Partner with other designers and collaborate with cross-functional teams – including product management, technology and consumer insights – to take work from ideation to reality
Portfolio presentation is expected, including URLs or samples that reflect work and role in the design process
Demonstrated coursework in Usability, User Experience Design, Visual Design, Typography, Information Architecture, Color Theory, Layout, Composition, Interaction Design and User Research
Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
Ability to listen effectively, respectful of others’ perspectives and contributions, and be able to both offer and accept feedback openly
A passion for data and the impact of design on the consumer
Ability to anticipate and design for user needs by incorporating research and analytics
Working experience designing and prototyping with tools such as Sketch, Illustrator, Adobe CC, Invision and Framer
Skills in creating design deliverables including concept diagrams, user personas, user scenarios, wireframes, flows, design specifications, compositions, redlines and prototypes
Solid understanding of web, mobile web and native apps (iOS and Android)
Experience in the travel/hospitality industry
Experience designing branded e-commerce and transactional experiences
Experience in motion design and/or illustration
Familiarity with front-end mobile engineering
Basic understanding of HTML, CSS and JS/JQuery
Senior, Graduate Level student, or recent graduate (within 6 months of the internship start date) pursuing an advanced degree in Human Computer Interaction, Web and Interaction Design, User Experience Design, Graphic Design, Human Factors, or related design field

Internship Eligibility:
Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
Must possess unrestricted work authorization
All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
Must provide own transportation to/from work
Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
Program Dates: The approximate dates for this internship are January 2019 – June 2019. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship. .
Reporting to the Product Design Manager, the Product Design Intern will be a member of the Design team within Walt Disney Parks and Resort Digital Guest Experience and eCommerce for the duration of their internship. We are looking for individuals who are passionate and motivated to take on the responsibility for creating the design of outstanding digital products to enhance the Guest experience.

The Product Design Intern will work alongside other designers, product owners, and developers to craft innovative experiences at the crossroads of our physical and digital worlds.

Internship Eligibility:
Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
Must possess unrestricted work authorization
All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
Must provide own transportation to/from work
Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
Program Dates: The approximate dates for this internship are January 2019 – June 2019. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship. .
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