The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer and International segment (DTCI) is a global, multiplatform media, technology and distribution organization for high-quality content created by Disney's Studio Entertainment and Media Networks groups. The Walt Disney Company will launch a Disney-branded streaming service in 2019 featuring an incomparable collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world. The direct-to-consumer (DTC) service will serve as the exclusive home for viewing original movies, series, short-form, and more, along with a vibrant catalogue that spans classic Disney Animation to the most recent movie releases. We're looking for a talented, and team-oriented Visual Designer to join our San Francisco-based product design team.
The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit and will thrive upon the legacy of our company while embracing unconventional thinking. Above all we are seeking an individual who is passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company's direct-to-consumer experience through strategic hard-work and determination. An online portfolio featuring great work for mobile, tv, and web applications and brand/identity. 3-5 years experience designing and shipping successful consumer products in a fast-paced technology environment.
Utilizing rapid prototyping and iterative design techniques. Designing for multiple platforms and screens. Defining and evolving design systems Working closely with a cross-functional team of designers, software engineers, product managers, and business owners through all product development phases. Delivering engineering-friendly design specifications and documentation.
Familiarity with version control. Informing and evangelizing the design process. Mastery of graphic design fundamentals and tools. Typography, Layout, Color.
Motion design/editing skills are an advantage. Professional experience with digital media/entertainment and associated platforms (mobile, web, TV) is a significant advantage Experience in articulating conceptual and design decisions Proven leadership and strategic ability A love of television, film, and entertainment. Smart, conceptual, confident, competent, adaptable, proactive, and results-oriented. Earnest, mature, and ego-free.
You welcome candid feedback, and can constructively give it as well. Define visual user interfaces for mobile, web, and tv-based media applications. Focus on UI, product branding, and content branding. Follow a user experience design process from concept to execution; approach design from a user's perspective, listening to users and balancing their needs alongside business goals and technical capabilities.
Collaborate with fellow designers (UX, motion/prototypers) to help evolve the design language of the applications. Communicate with stakeholders (representing business, product, and engineering) to understand requirements and priorities. Generate design work plans; accurately estimate work items and communicate dependencies and issues as necessary. Communicate design decisions and specifications in a scalable and reproducible form.
Participate in the development of the larger design team through dialogue, mentoring, and internal projects (for example, tool and process research, template and pattern creation). You are responsible for the emotional and brand tenor of the design You continually push to humanize our products You seek out new ways to enhance the standing of the product and brand You look across properties to find synergies and opportunities 619819