The Walt Disney Company Story Executive in China

Story Executive of the Local Content Team works with the Head of Story to:

  • Organize and manage all story documents,

  • Work with the writers and producers to develop stories and scripts and to write/rewrite, and finalize professional quality scripts for original and adapted Chinese-themed family entertainment across all media.

  • Reviewing of creative materials at each step of the process and giving notes

  • Researching and brainstorming of project ideas and develop projects from idea through to script and handover to Production team

  • Creative concepts pitch and guidance for internal and external creative throughout production with Disney standards


Responsibilities :

  • Pitch creative concepts and take creative pitch from both internal and external parties

  • Brainstorm story ideas, develop and grow ideas

  • Identifying new ideas/concpets Intellectual Properties including novels, scripted content on the internet and other platforms.

  • Develop and organize documents including series bibles, episode descriptions, scripts

  • Work with writers to develop stories, premises, outlines and multiple versions of scripts

  • Maintain consistency so that all stories and story elements fit into the series arc

  • Rewrite and finalize scripts

  • Execute the creative direction set for the project by management

  • Participate in and lead story meetings

  • Represent the story team to other teams and departments within and outside of the company

  • Develop and execute strategies for meeting schedule and advancing the project

  • Maintain Disney quality and Disney branding for all stories

  • Successfully hand over story/development project to the Production team.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Exemplary writing skills and knowledge of script structure

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a staff writer or story editor

  • Understanding of Chinese and international episodic industry and film

  • Familiarity with Chinese and international episodic works

  • Familiarity with episodes storytelling and visual language of TV & film

  • Understanding of Eastern and Western story telling and scripting

  • Imagination and sense of humor

  • Motivation and responsibility

  • Substantial, proven experience delivering creative excellence on a range of budgets and production models

  • Creative reputation and network of contacts and relationships

Job ID: 564272BR

Location: ,China

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International