The Walt Disney Company Media & Art Pipeline Executive in Glendale, California
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!
Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of Disney’s Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects.
The Media and Art Pipeline Executive strategically and functionally manages the Art & Media pipeline for the Technology Studio inside Walt Disney Imagineering. He/she will be responsible for the vision and implementation of processes and associated technology tools related to the fields of visual effects, special effects, and animation with the goal of enabling Imagineering to have more predictability and efficiency in designing and building theme parks, resorts, and cruise ships worldwide.
Functionally lead and develop the Media & Art pipeline team including recruitment, talent management, and talent strategy
Strategic leadership including vision setting, process methodologies, milestone setting, and project management
Liaison and evangelist for new processes and associated technologies by working with other Imagineering project executives, studio executives, and associated teams
Financial management of the Media & Art pipeline initiatives and team
Serve as Imagineering’s representative and industry partner for technology providers in the fields of media & entertainment pipeline technologies
Negotiate on behalf of Imagineering and/or Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Basic Qualifications :
5+ years of progressive senior leadership experience
Proven mastery of the visual effects, animation, and/or game development industry as well as their associated pipelines including tools (such as Shotgun) that enable high-level project information aggregation.
Deep understanding of modern software development and software management practices such as agile, scrum, etc.
Excellent communication skills including public speaking and evangelism
Exceptional collaboration skills and role model for internal partnerships and external relationship building
Proven financial management and planning skills
Preferred Qualifications :
Understanding of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction technologies
Theme park and/or theater experience
Experience leading organizational change inclusive of new technologies
Required Education :
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a software development or science discipline – Electronic Development or Computer Science discipline preferred
Additional Information :
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Job ID: 440669BR
Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts