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Asset Specialist Internship - Spring 2019

The Programme

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. This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Imagineering.

Walt Disney Imagineering - Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening day.

What You Will Do

  • 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.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • 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.
  • Currently enrolled, 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. 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.
  • 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.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Excel, PowerPoint/Keynote.
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Architecture, Communications, Design and User Experience,

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  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Glendale (United States),

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  • Closing Date:4th Dec 2018, 6:00 pm

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