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Story Editor

Aplicar ahora Aplique más tarde Job ID 10078805 Ubicación Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Estados Unidos / Glendale, California, Estados Unidos Business Walt Disney Imagineering Fecha de publicación 12/02/2024

Detalles del empleo:

"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 helping our teams push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen! Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its experienced corps of Imagineers oversees the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

Story Development at Walt Disney Imagineering is the process of creating a story experience on the attraction, land, resort level, establishing themes, generating high concepts and creating written outlines, treatments, scripts in collaboration with project teams, with the ultimate objective to solve business problems and entertain and inspire the Disney Guest.

You will report to the Managing Story Editor.

This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter.

For full consideration, please send resume and include cover letter.

Responsibilities:

  • The Story Editor is responsible for the generation of story ideas and story development through research, outline, treatment, final script, and documentation under the supervision of a senior member of the Story Development team

  • The Story Editor brainstorms within show teams, generates notes from writers room sessions in an organized and timely fashion, supports the story development team's interactive process, and—as requested—helps flesh out the story of a ride, environmental, and/or media based attraction

  • In addition to story, the Story Editor also develops nomenclature, sign copy for supporting show and operational graphics, operational spiels, safety and show dialogue, and assists with legal clearance and language translation as needed

  • The Story Editor supports company-wide internal and external communications

  • The Story Editor must be able to work effectively under tight deadlines, while maintaining individual creative integrity and communicating effectively

  • The Story Editor works independently on small projects of limited complexity, or as a participant on a team for larger scope—from concept to completion

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years in entertainment industry as a writer or writer's assistant (film, theater, television production, or other equivalent experience)

  • Disney Theme Park experience and/or solid understanding of the themed entertainment industry

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A solid understanding of story structure with ability to write strong dialogue, clear and concise copy, and descriptive prose.

  • Complete competency in Microsoft Word, Final Draft, and Keynote

  • Ability to research visual and written archival resources

  • Ability to receive constructive feedback and collaborate with team members

  • Strategic thinker

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in: Creative Writing, Playwriting, Screen Writing, Journalism, or Communications studies desired

  • Graduate level education in Creative Writing, Playwriting, Screen Writing, Journalism, or Communications preferred

Desired Qualifications:

  • Language fluency in written and colloquial Mandarin Chinese and/or Japanese, French, Cantonese, Spanish are a plus

Additional Information

Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits

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The hiring range for this position in Glendale, CA is $92,742 to $124,410 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.


Acerca de Walt Disney Imagineering:

Fundado en 1952 como WED Enterprises para diseñar y construir el primer parque temático del mundo, Disneyland, Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) es donde la imaginación y la creatividad se combinan con tecnología de vanguardia para crear experiencias inolvidables. WDI es la fuerza creativa que imagina, diseña y construye todos los parques temáticos, resorts, atracciones y cruceros de Disney en todo el mundo. La fuerza única de Imagineering proviene de su equipo global diverso de profesionales creativos y técnicos, que se basan en el legado de narración de historias de Disney para ser pionero en nuevas formas de entretenimiento. Los Imagineers que practican esta combinación única de arte y ciencia trabajan en más de 100 disciplinas para guiar una idea desde la fase conceptual del “cielo azul” hasta el día de la inauguración.

Acerca de The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, junto con sus subsidiarias y afiliadas, es una empresa diversificada líder en medios y entretenimiento familiar a nivel internacional con los siguientes segmentos comerciales: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, y Experiences and Products. Desde sus humildes comienzos como estudio de dibujos animados en la década de 1920 hasta su nombre preeminente en la industria del entretenimiento actual, Disney continúa orgullosamente su legado de crear historias y experiencias de primer nivel para cada miembro de la familia. Las historias, personajes y experiencias de Disney llegan a consumidores y huéspedes de todos los rincones del mundo. Con operaciones en más de 40 países, nuestros empleados y Cast Members trabajan juntos para crear experiencias de entretenimiento que sean tanto universales como locales.

Este puesto es en Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. , que forma parte de una empresa comercial que denominamos Walt Disney Imagineering.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Los solicitantes serán considerados para el empleo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, sexo, edad, origen nacional, orientación sexual, identidad de género, discapacidad, condición de veterano protegido o cualquier otra en función de la legislación federal, estatal o local. Disney fomenta una cultura empresarial donde las ideas y decisiones de todas las personas nos ayudan a crecer, innovar, crear las mejores historias y ser relevantes en un mundo que cambia rápidamente.

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