Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Photography Internship - Disney

Disney presentation tonight at Trustees Theater, 7:30pm!

Photography Internships Deadline September 27th - apply online at http://www.disneyinterns.com/.

Photography Internship - Disney Event Group

Company Overview:
Since its opening in 1971, the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL has grown to feature four theme parks – the Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. In addition, more than 20 themed resort hotels, two water parks, and the Downtown Disney® Area, a daytime and nighttime entertainment complex, are part of the Walt Disney World Resort.

Department Overview:
Disney Creative Media: A part of the Disney Event Group, Disney Creative Media provides photography, video and digital graphics services for Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Aulani convention and leisure guests including Disney Fairy Tale Weddings. Our award-winning professionals are visual storytellers who capture the magic of guest events and create powerful and memorable event content to enhance story and message.
This role supports photography events including weddings, conventions, portraits, youth groups, and internal events as an assistant in the field and in the digital imaging studio. Provide support to photographers and photography team; assist in electronic file management and cataloging; support post production process, burning and duplication, editing and basic retouch; assist with file maintenance and processing; maintain the photography studio, digital imaging studio and equipment storage.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist with events; setup, on-site printing, and production logistics
    Production logistics may include; riser setup, assisting with lighting, props, reflectors, etc.
  • Maintain the photography studio and digital imaging studio
  • Assist with launching and maintaining websites for events
  • Assist with manual files to ensure good workflow for team
  • Assist with digital file management and cataloging
  • Edit events, basic retouch (cropping, color correction, , removing blemishes, dirt or spots) to prepare for website and printing
  • Support production by, creating labels, burning CD’s/ DVD’s
  • Assist on photography events in the field including conventions, portraits, youth groups and internal WDW events
  • Assist with keeping vendor deliverables list and task list up to date
  • Work with retouch artist and digital graphics team to ensure spotlight located on photography website is updated
  • Ensure images are pulled, prepared, and provided to social media team for blog posts, twitter, etc.
  • Potential Projects: Shoot high profile Disney Icon images for multiple uses (green screen, logos, stock, etc)
  • Potential Projects: Shoot creative detail shots of resorts/parks for multiple uses (backgrounds, albums, stock, etc.)
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university as a Junior or Senior, majoring in photography or related field
  • Photography studio experience or equivalent
  • Understanding of digital cameras; Canon or other professional model
  • Able to work in Windows environments
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced work environment that is deadline oriented
  • Must posses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and coordination skills
  • Proficient understanding of technical skills in digital photography
  • Must have proficient knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Must have reliable transportation

**An electronic portfolio is required as part of this application process. A URL link listed on your resume for an online portfolio is preferred, however it may also be uploaded along with your application and should not exceed 3MBs.**
  • Experience in conventions and/or portrait photography
  • Knowledge of Bridge
  • Knowledge of Acdsee, Photoshop CS5, Nik Color Efex Pro 2.0
  • Experience in studio lighting and/or professional flash units
  • Knowledge in digital photo montage development
  • Expertise in Windows and Macintosh environments
  • Photography Portfolio
Leisure and Travel
Internship Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in a U.S. college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length:
The approximate dates of this internship are January 2014 through June 2014. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Application Deadline:
The deadline to apply for this internship is September  27, 2013

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