The Walt Disney Company Principal Motion Designer in San Francisco, California

Disney Streaming Services brings the beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events of Disney directly to people on their own terms. Motion Design and Prototyping is a critical part in developing the best way to communicate our stories.

As a Principal Designer, Motion and Prototyping at Disney Streaming Services, you will work on media and entertainment products used by millions of Disney customers each year. As part of our Product Design team, you will be working closely with Design and Product leaders to visualize visions and ideas as well as communicate interaction models to our engineering teams.

Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate with Design and Product teams to visualize features and product visions.

  • Work with design teams to test their ideas in simulated environments.

  • Work closely with front-end engineers to develop prototypes for a wide range of purposes such as:

  • Feature idea validation

  • Perfecting interaction models

  • Stakeholder presentations

  • Feature iteration discussions

  • User testing

  • Write motion specs for engineering

  • Stay one step ahead of the in-market product and bring new ideas for enhancements and new features to the discussion.

  • Present your work to SVP and C-Level

Basic Qualifications :

  • You are a pixel perfect digital artist, specializing in software design. Your canvas is the computer screen and you work on everything from handheld electronic devices, to smartphones, television, movies and the web. You create motion graphics and prototypes used in executive presentations, product discussions, user testing and inside our products to name a few.

  • You are a master of user interaction on a variety of devices and have a deep understanding of the building blocks of applications. You understand the limitations of devices and can communicate creative ways to optimize and achieve goals to engineering teams.

  • You are at home in leading prototyping tools and are able to express ideas through building interactive POCs.

  • You have a minimum of 8+ years experience in motion design, animation and prototyping.

  • You have at a minimum base level understanding of Javascript and HTML.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Self motivated, can work independently.

Required Education :

BA/BS degree in Design, Visual Arts, CS or Motion Graphics a plus

Job ID: 617896BR

Location: San Francisco,California

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International