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The Walt Disney Company Technical Director Intern, Sets Model – Winter 2020 in Emeryville, California


  • Construct architectural and organic looking models and environments, using both manual and procedural techniques.

  • Working with Technical Leads, review and revise work to gain Production Designer and Director approval.

  • Implement modeling and shading variations to provide objects with the desired look for set or scene you are building.

  • Build clean and efficient assets and support downstream departments.


  • You have experience programming in C/C++ and/or a scripting language such as Python.

  • You demonstrate a strong sense of aesthetic and understanding of physical motion, weight, balance, lighting, texture, and form.

  • Ability to follow art direction but also demonstrate initiative.

  • Ability to visualize a three-dimensional environment derived from two-dimensional drawings.

  • Experience using 3D software packages like Houdini, Maya, Katana, RenderMan, etc.

  • Experience using Unix/Linux systems.


  • You are working towards a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics, Digital Art or a related field; recent grads within first year since graduation are also eligible to apply.

  • You are able to demonstrate your aesthetic via your online demo reel.

  • You are available to work full-time Mon - Fri for 12-weeks between January 2020 – April 2020.

Submission process and application materials:

  • Please apply online at -- submissions not accepted via mail or in person.

  • Attach a single PDF file containing your cover letter and resume.

  • Provide a link to your online demo reel in the "Demo Reel” section of the application; without one, you will not be considered for the internship.

  • If your demo reel or portfolio is password protected, please be sure to include the correct password.

  • Due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to provide feedback nor are we able to respond to requests for application status. You will be notified when there is an update on your application.

  • In submitting your application, you are agreeing to the terms of our Submission Release Form. Without this, we are unable to consider your application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, October 13, 2019

Job ID: R-02205

Location: Emeryville,California

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