The Walt Disney Company WDI Asset Specialist Internship - Glendale, CA - Spring 2019 in Glendale, California
“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.
What we’re looking for…
As an Asset Specialist Intern you will partner with multiple teams to process important documents or digitizing art collection items. Interns will organize, inventory and process artwork, images and important documents from archives.
Responsibilities : You will…
Organize, inventory and process a variety of elements from the archive, including artwork, images and other documents
Be responsible for research, collection, hierarchical organization, digital inventory and preservation of assets
Under general guidance, provide best practice options for assets
Perform Archival duties including the handling of original works of art
Perform research and provide reference materials
Contribute to the culture and community of the team
Basic Qualifications :
What you bring to the role…
Experience working in an archive, library, museum, gallery or historic location
Ability to work unsupervised
Ability to perform with a very high level of accuracy while executing detailed tasks
Ability to think creatively and contribute in a team environment
Diligent and effective worker with the ability to consistently deliver extremely high quality performance in short timeframes
Strategic and creative thinker
Willingness and ability to do physical labor (climb and work on a four step ladder, lift/move boxes, artwork and other stored items from storage facility to staging/work area and final disposition.)
Excellent communication skills
Proficiency in Photoshop, Excel, PowerPoint/Keynote
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience handling original works of art
Working knowledge of artwork mediums
Working knowledge of databases and ability to apply knowledge of metadata and taxonomy
Experience with DAM (Digital Asset Management) systems and Metadata
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint/Keynote
General Disney Theme Park knowledge preferred
Required Education :
- Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree in Archival Studies, Library Science, Information Studies, Museum Studies, Communications, Fine Arts, Art History, Graphic Design History and Archeology, Sociology, the Sciences and/or Anthropology or Architecture, Graphic Design or Visual Communication
Company Overview :
Additional Information :
College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application
To upload this document:
Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
Click the second tab "Applications"
Select "Submitted Applications"
Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the transcript
Click the "Add Files" button
Under what do you want to add, select Transcript
Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstNameLastNameTranscript
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 the past 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must possess unrestricted work authorization
Must provide full work availability
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)
The approximate dates of this internship are January 2019 through March 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.
We are looking for 2 interns for the spring semester - one intern will be document centric and one intern will be art centric.
Job ID: 605149BR
Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products