The Walt Disney Company Graphic Design Intern, Corporate - Spring 2019 in Burbank, California

Security is a key pillar of The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) and the Global Security team continuously strives to improve and advance the security, safety and emergency preparedness of the Company through a number of key efforts, including employee awareness, outreach and training opportunities.

The Strategy & Awareness team is responsible for managing Community Watch (CW), TWDC’s employee awareness program, and advising on all communications matters for the Global Security department. CW is a global initiative implemented across all regions, lines of business, and affiliated companies. The team strives to communicate key security awareness messages through diverse platforms – from videos to events to social media – in order to educate employees on how to better protect themselves and the Company from a variety of threats.

Responsibilities : A Day in the Life…

Design compelling internal communications materials to support Global Security’s goal of bringing security awareness and education to TWDC employees around the world. Participate in brainstorming sessions and effectively pitch your ideas to internal partners. Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable designing for a variety of platforms in order to meet the goals and objectives set forth by the leadership team.

Basic Qualifications :

What we are looking for…

  • Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)

  • Proven knowledge of HTML/CSS

  • Proficient in both PC and Mac environments

  • Advanced skills in visual design, web design, print standards, color theory, and typography

  • Out-of-the-box thinker with a knack for creative marketing ideas and concepts

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects in an efficient manner to meet all deadlines

  • Quick-learner with ability to take direction, work under pressure, and operate as part of a team

  • Confident public speaker who can pitch concepts and articulate design choices

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • A keen eye for detail is a must

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience or interest in basic copy writing

  • Experience in the creation of motion graphics and animated gifs

  • Photography skills

Required Education :

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

  • Currently a junior or senior level student (or recently graduated within the past 6 months) pursuing a degree in graphic design, visual communications or closely related field.

Additional Information :

  • The approximate dates of this internship are January 2019 through early June 2019

  • Candidate must be available to work approximately 29 hours (3-4 days) per week for the duration of the internship

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation in the Burbank area

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


  • PDF version of resume must be uploaded at time of application

  • An electronic design portfolio is required - this portfolio must be included as a URL link listed on your resume, any other portfolio submissions will not be considered.

Job ID: 588556BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)