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Great opportunity in NYC for Disney

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Undergraduate, Artist Co-op 6 months

Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG), the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company, creates immersive, connected, interactive experiences across console, online, mobile and social network platforms to entertain and inform audiences around the globe. DIMG’s mission is to entertain people everywhere with world- class products and content that push the boundaries of technology and imagination.

Disney Interactive Media Group operates five global product groups: Disney Interactive Studios produces console and handheld video games for the Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®Portable, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment systems, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and the personal computer; Disney Online produces and a portfolio of leading lifestyle websites for families, including; Disney Online Studios develops online virtual worlds, providing connected game-play experiences for children around the globe; Disney Mobile brings the best of Disney content to the mobile web, smart phone applications, and mobile games; in addition, DIMG manages a Disney-branded mobile phone service in Japan in association with Softbank; and Playdom produces best-in-class content for the rapidly growing platform of casual games on emerging platforms and social networks such as Facebook and MySpace.

All five product groups work together to create a variety of connected, multi-platform entertainment experiences

This position is for an artist to work with game developers to create layered backgrounds and character animation frames for web based 2d and 2.5d games. Candidate should be comfortable with cartoon character drawing as well as creating meshes using some form of 3d digital tool (e.g. Maya, Blender, etc.) and exporting to common 2d web image formats (.png, .jpg, etc.).

Basic skills and knowledge of flash illustration and/or animation in Adobe CS required.
Must have graduated within a year of this posting with a Bachelors or Masters degree
Basic skills and knowledge of 3d tools such as Maya, Blender
Basic knowledge of design, color and art principles required.
Previous work experience within a team.
Strong team commitment.
Flexible and willing to learn.
Receptive to constructive critique.
Able to adhere to deadlines, follow guidelines, models, and processes.

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Team is responsible for the design, prototyping and development of next generation gaming by marrying web/mobile/social technology with unique story telling

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