The Walt Disney Company Senior Product Designer in Seattle, Washington

“We create happiness.” 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!

Disney Parks & Resorts Digital (DPRD), a division of the Walt Disney Company, creates world-class digital experiences for Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line and Disney Vacation Club. DPRD has offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Hong Kong and Orlando where we design and develop results-driven websites and mobile applications.

As a Senior Product Designer with DPRD, you will be part of the team responsible for designing products that help our guests gain the most enjoyment from their experiences within our Parks, Resorts and Cruises. Beyond providing practical and useful solutions, you will craft digital experiences that connect with our guests on an emotional level, delivering designs with the quality and character expected from Disney. You’ll approach your work from a multidisciplinary, holistic perspective – applying expertise across user experience and interface design – to define and design complete product solutions. You will spend time executing on the vision and the project, while also participating in scoping and estimation discussions. This is an unmatched opportunity for a designer who is passionate about delivering meaningfully resonant experiences across current and emerging digital platforms and technologies.

Responsibilities :

  • Design original, useful and elegant digital experiences for guests of Disney Parks and Resorts worldwide

  • Apply a broad range of capabilities to drive digital product design from concept through execution and final implementation

  • Partner with other designers and collaborate with cross-functional teams – including product management, technology and consumer insights – to take work from ideation to reality

  • Apply your exceptional attention to detail and craft as you guide designs through to product implementation, ensuring final product development fully reflects design specifications

  • Apply rigorous design thinking as we develop products at the crossroads of the physical and digital worlds

  • Interpret, infuse and leverage our unique brands and properties to deliver on high expectations from our guests

  • Reflect our evolving design patterns and contribute to further progressing our standards of excellence

  • Listen to our guests and advocate for their perspectives, creating opportunities to deliver on their expectations within current and future projects

  • Support the design team as we communicate our product design recommendations to our cross-functional leadership team, by delivering sketches, wireframes, design specifications, compositions, redlines and prototypes

  • Expected to design product experiences across web, mobile web and native apps (iOS and Android)

  • Be organized and knowledgeable on project and product details

  • Present work when needed to executive level stakeholders and use excellent visual, communication and storytelling skills to represent the product design process with stakeholders.

  • Expected to work independently and guide design work of more junior team members. Higher level of collaboration and team integration required

Basic Qualifications :

  • 3-5 years of industry experience operating as an end-to-end multidisciplinary product designer, possessing solid capabilities across interaction and visual design disciplines

  • Experience with premium brands including e-commerce

  • A track record for working with cross-functional product development teams to ship customer-facing digital products

  • Defining and utilizing qualitative and quantitative data to inform and inspire design

  • Designing for emerging product experiences including conversational user interfaces, AR/VR and interactive 3D environments a plus

  • Experience creating products from a user-first design approach

  • Capability to build interactive prototypes

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • A portfolio of your most impactful work – portfolio presentation is expected

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Motion design and animation skills a plus

Required Education :

  • 2-year college degree or equivalent

Preferred Education :

  • 4-year college degree preferred

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 531811BR

Location: Seattle,Washington

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts