The Walt Disney Company

The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world's leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer products, we seek to develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world.

The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, United States
Jun 24, 2018
Intern
Within Revenue Management and Analytics (R&MA), the Data Analytics consulting team leverages technology, data analytics, optimization, statistical and econometric modeling to explore opportunities, shape business decisions and drive business value. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the "why" behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results oriented, be able to prioritize and be a team player in a collaborative environment. Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship Must be at least 18 years of age Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program. Must possess unrestricted work authorization 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 Dates: Interns must be fully available (full-time hours) from August 2018 through January 2019. Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application. Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program. Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program. Current student working towards (or recently graduated within the last 6 months) a Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related quantitative field Experience implementing analytical processes with Python, R, or Matlab Experience performing data manipulations with SQL Previous work experience in software or analytics team What You Bring to the Role.... Problem solving, development, and analytical skills Experience with Python, R, or Matlab Basic understanding of SQL Experience collecting & analyzing data and reporting on the results Excellent oral/written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences Intense attention to detail Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing business environment and manage multiple competing priorities Make an impact by... Supporting the development of advanced analytic engines for Disney Studios and Media Networks. The interns help in this process by: Collecting, manipulating, validating, and visualizing data in Python, SQL, or Spark Performing diagnostics and root-cause analysis for anomalies found in analytics processes Executing software tests, tracking bugs, and creating reports that summarize results Developing analytical solutions for cross-segment clients Maintaining technical system documentation Performing industry research and benchmark analysis Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship Must be at least 18 years of age Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program. Must possess unrestricted work authorization 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 Dates: Interns must be fully available (full-time hours) from August 2018 through January 2019. Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application. Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program. Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program. 538460
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, United States
Jun 23, 2018
Full-time
Review list of Products from the Backlog provided by Music Royalties, focusing on items already flagged in DNote as part of the DCC Project from Leapfrog Obtain original production reports and copies of product wherever available, including purchasing from 2nd hand vendors online (eBay, Discogs, etc.) Verifying Track listings on Products, Duration and Participants on Masters, Works, Product Structure (Box Sets, etc.) Scrub duplicate Works in DNote and ensure correct Publisher Metadata and Writers are attached Research Medley setups in DNote Partner with Music Royalties and Business Affairs to confirm Royalty Bearing status of Contributors on each Master Confirm AFM/AFTRA Status where possible Notate research in DNote 2+ years of database management 3+ years of Excel & Word (knowledge of filtering, formulas, formatting, etc.) Basic Office Admin skills (email, phones) Music Industry experience highly preferred; A&R Admin skills are most valuable University Degree preferred Disney Music Group is home to Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Disney Music Publishing and Disney Concerts. The labels’ genre-spanning rosters include Demi Lovato, Ocean Park Standoff, Sofia Carson, ZZ Ward, R5, Zella Day, Breaking Benjamin, Bea Miller, Sabrina Carpenter, Joywave, Olivia Holt, Jordan Fisher, Tini Stoessel, In Real Life, Jorge Blanco, and more. DMG also releases family music and film and television soundtracks such as the Oscar- and Grammy-winning Frozen soundtrack, the Grammy-nominated Guardians of the Galaxy, chart-topping soundtracks including Moana, Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, plus Coco and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Upcoming soundtracks include Black Panther, A Wrinkle in Time and Avengers: Infinity War. DMG recently acquired the entire Star Wars catalog featuring the music of Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer John Williams. The Disney Music Group (DMG) includes Walt Disney Records, WDR, (its label imprints Disney Pearl, Disney Sound, and Buena Vista), Hollywood Records, HWR, (its label imprint Mammoth Records), Lyric Street Records and Disney Music Publishing. DMG is a business unit operating under the Studio Entertainment business segment of The Walt Disney Company (TWDC). As part of DMG, A&R Administration is a division of Finance, and its top level responsibilities are: tracking costs on Recording Projects, forecasting A&R spend for finance, collection and entry of label copy and assets, and ensuring compliance with the AFM and AFTRA Collective Bargaining Agreements. This includes daily interaction with the following departments: A&R, Business Affairs, Production, Licensing, Music Publishing, Finance, Music Royalties, Labor Relations, Marketing, Promotions and International. As part of the Backlog Project, the Metadata Administrator (PH) is responsible for reviewing and cleansing all of the metadata in DNote on products from the Music Royalties Backlog. Principal tasks include research, identification and procurement of previously released products and production reports for said products, which will allow the team to correct incomplete, incorrect or missing metadata feeding the Music Royalties system. This will include partnering with team members from Music Royalties, Music Publishing Administration and Business Affairs, each of which will help provide missing information to reduce the number of products currently on the Backlog. The following characteristics are absolutely essential in this role: attention to detail, organization, recording and music publishing industry and label copy knowledge, strong interpersonal skills, intense focus, and clear, concise communication. The ability to retain institutional knowledge is also crucial towards ramping up velocity as we work through the Backlog list. This is a project hire role anticipated to end by December 31, 2018. 567869
The Walt Disney Company New York, NY, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Full-time
ESPN is seeking a dynamic professional to help define, execute and bring to market our ad product vision. You will be part of the Global Data team, reporting to the Senior Director, Data Platform Product, responsible for product management across our Digital Data Products. As Director, Data Platform Product you will focus on creating a world-class identity infrastructure and data products that will enable advertising innovation and drive ad premiums. Working across proprietary and industry-standard datasets, you will be responsible for testing and scaling products that delight our fans and clients. You will sit on the forefront of innovation and monetization, building cutting-edge products that demonstrate the strength of our data, the breadth of our innovation – and help us consult with our clients more effectively. Responsibilities Lead Data Platform Product roadmap strategy across new and emerging product lines. Develop new ways to utilize ESPN and Disney’s vast array of user-level data to enhance our targeting and analytics products Collaborate with Disney, ESPN technology & product and outside vendors to design, execute and test our own Identity Graph for Cross-device targeting with a high degree of accuracy and scale Lead a team of data-focused Product Managers and the broader teams’ collaboration on one standardized roadmap with an engineering team focused on data engineering, data science and activation of data Lead the expansion of ad capabilities into new arenas such as Over the Top (OTT) livestreaming, working closely with product, engineering and operations integration teams to ensure the our ads infrastructure supports it Work closely with Sales Enablement to innovate new ad products either through building, partnering with vendors or packaging current capabilities in new ways to bring to the market. Expected to have a passion for problem-solving, confidence in explaining complex problems & solutions in a distilled way, and the ability to work with a large degree of independence. Basic Qualifications Must have minimum 10 years previous experience in product management, product marketing, ad technology, digital marketing and/or consulting in a related field. Must have experience with data, including data products such as Data Management Platforms or Data Matching Partners. (e.g.: Datalogix, LiveRamp, BlueKai, Adobe, Experian, Facebook, etc.) and ad tech systems Experience managing product teams Ideally will have have experience with big data systems and strategies. Including: big data storage & architecture, real-time data delivery, profile management, taxonomy management and big data analytics (simple correlation and/or modeling). Preferred Qualifications Previous experience managing a large product team with multiple engineering constituents. Required Education Bachelor’s Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree required with focus in communication, advertising, business, computer science and/or engineering. About ESPN Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with ESPN Sales & Marketing, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ESPN. ESPN Sales & Marketing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Full-time
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. “We make magic.” 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! The Disney Parks and Resorts Industrial Engineering team applies a comprehensive set of Industrial Engineering techniques (e.g., statistics, simulation) to conduct highly-complex business analysis, particularly in the areas of operational planning support, capacity/demand analysis, and productivity/process improvement. Industrial Engineers communicate results and recommendations to senior leadership through verbal presentations and written reports. Responsibilities Consult with clients to improve business results through operational planning support, capacity/demand analysis and productivity/process improvement Apply Industrial Engineering techniques (e.g. statistics, simulation, forecasting, optimization) to solve complex business problems Conduct field studies and data collection efforts in support of sophisticated modeling and analysis Communicate results and recommendations to senior leadership through verbal presentations and written reports Manage multiple projects simultaneously Basic Qualifications We will be interviewing talent from within this pool to fill Associate Industrial Engineer, Industrial Engineer and Sr. Industrial Engineer level positions. These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for these positions: A minimum of 1-2 years of applied experience. Experience conducting field studies/data collection efforts and analyses, including familiarity with capacity/demand analysis and modeling techniques. Demonstrated superior analytical ability, conceptual thinking and problem solving. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to partner with others to handle multiple priorities in a challenging operational environment. Demonstrated strong consulting skills and experience with consulting or quality improvement teams. Strong computer skills including spreadsheets, databases, statistical and graphics software. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under changing conditions. Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Understanding of Disney heritage and a commitment to change and excellence. Preferred Qualifications 2-4 years of applied experience Broad understanding of The Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Required Education Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering Preferred Education Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Business or equivalent. About Walt Disney World Resort Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company Anaheim, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Full-time
“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. Consumer Insights, Measurement, & Analytics (CIMA), part of the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Global Marketing & Sales organization, informs strategy development and decision-making through holistic data integration, objective data analytics, and actionable recommendations. Within CIMA, the Digital Analytics team is focused on leveraging best practices in web analytics to capture data, perform analysis and optimize our websites to drive Guest satisfaction and business outcomes. The Sr. Digital Analyst must possess a passion for analytics and digital technology. He/she will play a critical role in delivering accurate, insightful analysis to drive decision-making throughout the organization. The person must be comfortable working with partner teams, conducting both planned and ad hoc analyses, preparing reports, and communicating insights to a variety of audiences. The position reports to the Manager, Digital Analytics and does not have direct reports. Responsibilities Collaborate with business, technology and analytics partners to determine needs and establish data collection requirements. Work with implementation specialists to deploy and maintain accurate website tracking. Develop and maintain reports on web channel performance. Design effective and impactful reports and visualizations for business and technical audiences. Generate insight from site data and communicate opportunities or issues. Leverage analytics to continuously recommend optimization tactics that will improve site performance. Support business unit teams, product management groups and other teams with ad-hoc reporting and in-depth website analysis. Utilize business and analytical expertise to independently perform proactive analysis and solve business problems. Define and execute quality assurance procedures to ensure accuracy of analytical output. Create presentations to highlight analysis and tell the story. Basic Qualifications 5+ years web analytics experience. Advanced knowledge of Adobe SiteCatalyst/Analytics products. Experience defining website analytics tracking requirements. Demonstrated experience partnering with technical resources to implement mobile app analytics tracking Familiarity with Adobe Mobile SDK 4.x Ability to design tagging strategies and effectively QA analytics tracking on mobile platforms Experience with push and in-app messaging analytics Ability to derive actionable insights from data and effectively guide decision-making. Strong understanding of segmentation and targeting. Ability to excel in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proactive problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Ability to manage time effectively and consistently meet deadlines. Ability to distill analysis into concise recommendations and present to management audiences up to an executive level. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Proficient with business intelligence tools. Preferred Qualifications 7+ years web analytics experience. Travel industry and ecommerce experience. Experience with A/B testing and website optimization. Knowledge of statistical testing methodologies. Experience with predictive analytics and digital experience personalization. Proficient in SQL, Hive, SAS and/or other programming languages. Required Education Bachelor’s degree in analytical/quantitative field – e.g. statistics, economics, mathematics, marketing analytics, engineering, etc. About Disney Parks & Resorts Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are where dreams come true. More than sixty years ago, Walt Disney created a new kind of entertainment families could experience together, immersed in detailed atmospheres and vibrant storytelling. His vision now includes a collection of six of the world’s leading family vacation destinations – Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, Calif.; Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; Tokyo Disney Resort, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan; Disneyland Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France; Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, located on Lantau Island; and Shanghai Disney Resort, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China. In addition, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts includes the world-class Disney Cruise Line; Disney Vacation Club; Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa; Adventures by Disney, a guided group vacation experience to some of the world’s most popular destinations; and Walt Disney Imagineering, which creates and designs all Disney parks, resorts and attractions. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with Disney Destinations, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Parks & Resorts. Disney Destinations, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company New York, NY, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Full-time
BAMTECH Media is a leading technology services and video streaming company owned by The Walt Disney Company, MLB Advanced Media and the National Hockey League. BAMTECH is passionate about the high-quality experiences and monetization results we deliver for our customers, their audiences and our fans. By driving technological innovations, BAMTECH aspires to become the leading distributor of direct-to-consumer live entertainment and the premier provider of video streaming solutions globally. Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or “HD Ready” stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today BAMTECH Media has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition BAMTECH gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time, or location. By driving technological innovations, BAMTECH aspires to become the leading distributor of direct-to-consumer live entertainment and the premier provider of video streaming solutions globally. The Analyst is responsible for partnering with the business, marketing, finance and data & analytics teams to optimize go-to-market campaigns to improve acquisition efficiency and identify retention opportunities. This role will also be responsible for using, understanding, and sharing out to the organization relevant and insightful insights from a vast array of data sources focusing on the full acquisition funnel. Responsibilities Work with BAMTECH's business, marketing, finance, data & analytic teams and partners to optimize go-to-market campaigns Run statistical models on data to determine variables most likely to positively impact marketing campaigns Ability to analyze and make decisions for every step of the acquisition funnel Keep abreast of industry happenings and report findings back to the business Closely collaborate with the Marketing team to align findings and ensure data is being harmonized across multiple sources for inclusion into strategy sessions Conceptualize and brainstorm ideas and strategies to increase campaign ROI and identify new opportunities Analyze historical sales and marketing data for the creation of predictive models that forecast performance Basic Qualifications Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in digital analytics, digital marketing, 3rd party research, sales analysis, paid media KPIs, and affiliate marketing. Successful track record of delivering data-driven decisions to support marketing team KPIs including: reducing cost per acquisition/churn, increasing engagement/lifetime value of customer Data-driven and analytical with experience working in a metrics/KPI driven organization A self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who can navigate complex organizations and set strategic direction from data analysis Prior experience working in campaign analysis for a creative or marketing agency/department a plus Expertise in user acquisition and subscription services included full marketing funnel metrics analysis Critical thinker with an understanding of data structures and the ability to vet the inputs, pull and analyze data, and to draw conclusions/make recommendations Expertise with analytics and optimization tools such as Adobe Marketing Cloud (Omniture) (Target) and/or Tableau Experience desired in the OTT space and/or streaming media industry Required Education Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, market research, statistics, or related field About BAMTECH Media BAMTECH is a streaming technology joint venture between The Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and the National Hockey League. BAMTECH handles streaming for numerous partners, some of which include, HBO, MLB, NHL, Eurosport, ESPN, and World Wrestling Entertainment. Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result, the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or “HD Ready” stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today, BAMTECH has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with BAMTECH, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call BAMTECH Media. BAMTECH, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Full-time
Freeform is looking for a Senior Manager to join the Consumer Insights team and lead various research projects and deliver insights that inform important programming and marketing decisions. The Senior Manager will be a valued consumer consultant working with internal teams to understand their insights needs, then develop and execute research using innovative cutting-edge approaches to address those needs. Responsibilities Manage research studies from translating business needs into methodology, vendor selection, study design, project management, analysis, presentation / report writing through sharing insights Design and execute consumer research projects to inform development of new and current Freeform series as well as to inform marketing strategy and execution Develop strategic insights about Freeform and its audience and communicate those across the organization Represent the voice of the consumer in terms that are relevant to the business Develop creative and innovative ways to gather key consumer insights that shape strategy and drive key decisions Collaborate with the Freeform measurement team to deliver key insights to internal business partners Basic Qualifications Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a market research agency or department and at least 3 years of primary research experience Has experience with and is comfortable managing both qualitative and quantitative research Highly-proficient with Excel and PowerPoint Confident, self-motivated detail oriented; able to take ownership of projects and execute them at a high level Analytical thinker who enjoys problem-solving Willing to challenge traditional thinking Superior social and communication skills; able to establish relationships and build trust both inside and outside of the team Passionate consumer of TV, digital media, and pop culture Understands how to turn the consumer’s voice and data into actionable findings for internal business groups that pushes the business forward Knows how to design a research project that meets the need of the business question and can identify which methodology best serves that purpose Is a compelling storyteller who is able to socialize research findings across different departments, meeting the needs of each Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and prioritize effectively Organized with strong time management skills Naturally curious and collaborative Thrives on working within a team environment Preferred Qualifications Experience with entertainment research preferred Required Education Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience Preferred Education Bachelor's degree w/ major in psychology, anthropology, communications, medias studies or other relevant field About Disney ABC Television Group Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with ABC Cable Networks Group, which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group. ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company New York, NY, USA
Jun 14, 2018
Full-time
BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry. BAMTECH software engineers develop premium digital media products for Major League Baseball and our partners. The products we build, such as MLB.TV, NHL.TV, HBO NOW and PlayStation Vue are paving the way for the next-generation media and sport technologies. BAMTECH engineering is headquartered in the Chelsea area of New York, NY with an office in the SoMo area of San Francisco, CA and team members based around the world. If you are interested in joining BAMTECH in the pursuit of not only crafting new media products but enjoying the products you build, we are interested in hearing from you. At BAMTECH data is central to measuring all aspects of the business, and critical to its operations and growth. The data engineering team is responsible for collecting, analyzing and distributing data using public cloud and open source technologies and offers transparency into customer behavior and business performance. Responsibilities Collaborate with product teams, data analysts and data scientists to design and build data-forward solutions Build and deploy streaming and batch data pipelines capable of processing and storing petabytes of data quickly and reliably Integrate with a variety of data metric providers ranging from advertising, web analytics, and consumer devices Build and maintain dimensional data warehouses in support of business intelligence tools Develop data catalogs and data validations to ensure clarity and correctness of key business metrics Drive and maintain a culture of quality, innovation and experimentation Basic Qualifications 3-5 years of experience developing in object orient Python Engineering big-data solutions using technologies like EMR, S3, Spark Loading and querying cloud-hosted databases such as Redshift and Snowflake Building data pipelines using Kafka, Spark, Flink, or Samza Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with binary data serialization formats such as Parquet, Avro, and Thrift Experience deploying data notebook and analytic environments such as Jupyter and Databricks Knowledge of the Python data ecosystem using pandas and numpy Experience building and deploying ML pipelines: training models, feature development, regression testing Experience with graph-based data workflows using Apache Airflow About BAMTECH Media BAMTECH is a streaming technology joint venture between The Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and the National Hockey League. BAMTECH handles streaming for numerous partners, some of which include, HBO, MLB, NHL, Eurosport, ESPN, and World Wrestling Entertainment. Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result, the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or “HD Ready” stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today, BAMTECH has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with BAMTECH, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call BAMTECH Media. BAMTECH, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company Celebration, FL, USA
Jun 13, 2018
Intern
Disney Cruise Line Revenue Management Internship, Fall 2018 – Orlando, FL At Disney Cruise Line, you can set sail on the job opportunity of a lifetime! Our shoreside Cast Members support Crew Members and strategy efforts for our four-ship fleet. Chart the course for an incredible internship journey with Disney Cruise Line! The Revenue Management and Analytics (RM&A) team supports clients across The Walt Disney Company in the core competencies of yield management, revenue planning, forecasting, pricing and optimization. Key partners to the RM&A organization include Marketing, Finance, Business Development, Research and Operations. Roles within RM&A develop, analyze, and execute strategies to maximize profitability and improve the value proposition for our Guests, Cast Members and Shareholders. Responsibilities Make an Impact by: Analyzing historical pricing and booking data Completing ad hoc projects and data analysis, to assist in achieving short & long term revenue goals Providing insightful recommendations that will translate into incremental revenue opportunities Researching and reporting on industry news and pricing Report monitoring and data entry, as needed Basic Qualifications What You Bring to the Role: Passion around the Disney Cruise Line product Familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint Strong oral/written communication skills Interest in pursuing an analytical career path Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with Access, SQL, VBA and Tableau General knowledge or previous experience in the Cruise, Airline or Travel & Tourism industry Disney College Program or Professional Internship Alumni Required Education Working towards (or recently graduated with) an undergraduate degree in Finance, Statistics, Math, Economics, Accounting, Industrial Engineering or other related field GPA of 3.0 or higher Preferred Education Rising senior or higher working towards (or recently graduated with) an undergraduate degree in Finance, Statistics, Math, Economics, Accounting, Industrial Engineering or other related field Additional Information Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship Must be at least 18 years of age Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program. Must possess unrestricted work authorization 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 Dates: Interns must be fully available from June 2018 through January 2019. Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application. Housing: A limited number of housing is available for Florida based participants. Interns are able to sign up for housing once they have accepted an internship offer. Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program. About Disney Cruise Line A leader in the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line provides a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all the magic that Disney has to offer. Guests can sail out of ports around the world on exciting itineraries to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska and Europe, among others. Aboard the fleet of four ships – the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and Disney’s private island paradise in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay, crew members provide guests with unparalleled service, enchanting storytelling and immersive family entertainment that only Disney can deliver. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Cruise Line. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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The Walt Disney Company Bristol, CT, USA
Jun 09, 2018
Full-time
The Data Scientist will work within the ESPN Consumer Data Platform – a big data platform responsible for collection of all the consumer integrations across ESPN products and build machine learning models which will impact millions of fans across the world. You will be charged with delivering actionable data insights and data science solutions from ESPN’s large and diverse set of first and third party data sources. This data will come from every aspect of the user journey and product experience - user on-boarding, registration, personalization, ad-sales. Data models will be both implicit and explicit. The primary objective will be to apply modern data science techniques to discover patterns in user behavior that can be leveraged to drive three main metrics – user frequency, user engagement and revenue yield. Further, you will be tasked with building models to segment and cluster ESPN’s vast amount of digital and broadcast content – marrying these models with user behavior patterning to deliver personalized, unique experiences to each ESPN user. You will work closely with Product Managers, Designers, Audience Development and Content Development to identify areas of opportunity. You’ll work with the entirety of ESPN Technology to build infrastructure and systems that support scalable consumption of the models you build across the enterprise. You’ll evangelize the work product of the data science function within the company – both upward to executive management and across the organization to peer and constituent groups. You’ll be an excellent communicator, communicating insight, progress and plans to all levels of the company. You will be responsible for creating and approving artifacts designed to document models, requirements, and results. You’ll bring your knowledge of standard data science methods including, but not limited to machine and deep learning, neural net processing, to bear in combination with an understanding of common toolsets such as ‘R’ or python or similar tools. Furthermore, you will be skilled in standard machine learning models like regression, instance-based, decision tress, Bayesian, clustering and other models and you will use these to build the user, revenue and content systems referenced above. Responsibilities Selecting methods for performing advanced data analysis. Build machine learning models to solve business problems such as but not limited to recommendations, predictive modelling and churn rate analysis. Test and validate models to make sure models are meeting minimum quality standards. Build deep user understanding models, educate business stake holders how to use them to solve business problems. Cleary communicate design & development strategies to all stake holders, educate them as and when needed. Establishes, supports and maintains standards of the analytics and data science process. Work with engineering team to build infrastructure designed to facilitate the construction of models and the exposure of those models to end users throughout the company. Work with engineering team to automate daily monitoring of models in production, help troubleshoot issues and make necessary improvements as needed. Performing ad hoc analysis, interpreting and communicating results in a clear manner Processing, cleansing and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis Evangelize the work product of the data science function within the company - both upward to executive management and across to peers and constituent groups. Coordinate and execute experiments and create frameworks to support those experiments designed to inform both the strategic and tactical initiatives of the Product team. Assist in the preparation of presentations and formal analysis in support of executive decision making and strategy development. Basic Qualifications Minimum 4 years of work experience in data science. Expert knowledge of a common data science toolkit such as ‘R’ or similar. Trained in industry standard machine learning methodologies Ability to operate effectively in a team-oriented and collaborative environment. Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of end users and technical resources Creative thinking and motivated self-starter Passionate sports fan and familiarity with ESPN’s products and services Preferred Qualifications Advanced understanding of machine learning techniques and models. Data and analytics/measurement experience in digital or mobile app environment preferred. Data driven problem solver with an aptitude for turning large data sets into insights and actions Experience working with product and business partners to deliver actionable products beyond theoretical use cases. Required Education BA/BS in Statistics/Mathematics or related discipline. Preferred Education Masters degree in Statistics/Mathematics or related discipline About ESPN Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with ESPN Internet Ventures, which is part of a business segment we call ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, USA
Jun 07, 2018
Full-time
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. The Senior Manager will be driven to understand the marketing, consumer insights and business applications and value of customer data and will drive cross-company plans aimed at identifying, collecting, processing, creating and distributing meaningful, rich consumer data. The Senior Manager will collaborate with technology partners to design and deliver cost effective, scalable and reliable solutions for a range of business clients including marketers and data scientists. Responsibilities Lead center of excellence data service team providing support to enterprise marketing initiatives and business unit personalization needs including mentoring and managing data quality, data analysis and BI developer team of 3 direct reports Work with technology partners to prioritize enterprise data warehouse initiatives related to the creation and management of central customer profiles across Disney’s first party digital and offline touch points. Identify key raw data attributes across Disney business unit systems to solve for or complement existing and future business use cases. Work with internal and external stakeholders to showcase and leverage key data assets available in the enterprise data warehouse. Collaborate with Legal, Compliance, and IT to implement data governance solutions for sensitive consumer data, financial data, international data, and VPPA compliance. Lead business requirements in support of migration of current on premise data warehouse to a cloud-based, data lake architecture solution. Participate in various customer analytics and data capability RFPs including customer data integration, cloud database solutions, and master data management solutions. Drive cost-effective data solutions including leading build-versus-buy, automation development, vendor services evaluation and business value rationalization efforts. Basic Qualifications Total of 10+ years of progressively increasing responsibility in related roles during which both technical and management capability have been clearly demonstrated. Experience managing the full data product lifecycle encompassing opportunity identification, requirements gathering, design, development, execution and sunsetting Experience managing technology investments and costs related to vendor solutions as well as internal technical development investments 5+ years of experience managing data analysts, BI developers, and/or data scientists. Expertise in writing SQL queries against large data sets. Extensive expertise and/or demonstrated experience with databases, business intelligence tools, reporting, analytical environments, data management and warehousing, and the strategic use of information. Knowledgeable in how data assets are used in marketing, consumer strategy, reporting, analytical functions. Experience with large scale, multi-terabyte level data solutions supporting a range of business models including direct-to-consumer marketing, digital media and retail. Expertise in understanding business needs (including drawing out those unstated), and then meeting them with data solutions. Excellent interpersonal skills working with customers and engineers; equally credible with individual contributors and executives. Experience in a business environment where complex data acquisition and integration were successfully woven into operational excellence. Ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies, and track and measure results. Ability to manage complexity well and demonstrated experience managing across functions and businesses to accomplish large scale goals. Ability to synthesize diverse requirements and communicate them to different audiences (both technical and non-technical). Preferred Qualifications Experience partnering with technology teams on large scale customer data warehouses and tools a plus Experience and an understanding of a wide variety of analytical processes including, regression, predictive modeling and forecasting Experience with project management, agile development, and strategic roadmap planning. Experience with SAS, R, Python, and/or other analytical tools. Experience with cloud databases, migration to cloud databases, and data lake architectures. Required Education Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science engineering and/or other related field of study Preferred Education Master’s degree in computer science / information science / engineering. About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with The Walt Disney Company, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate). The Walt Disney Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
Jun 02, 2018
Full-time
This role will support forecasting related processes for developing monthly forecasts and data-driven insights for Walt Disney World (WDW) Food & Beverage (F&B) revenue. Responsibilities include delivering guest-driven analytics, data mining/visualization, and partnering with key business teams. A qualified candidate will have a natural curiosity to proactively identify, evaluate, and communicate business performance using data-driven insights. This position reports to a Sr. Manager-Forecasting. Responsibilities Analytics and Measurement Support development of WDW Food & Beverage revenue long-term monthly forecasts and annual operating plan Develop deep understanding of guest demographics, behavior, purchasing, and redemption patterns to deliver insights and make improvements in predictive forecasting models Utilize data visualization techniques to identify, evaluate, and communicate business trends and key metrics Analyze large data sets by leveraging SAS, SQL, Tableau, and Business Objects Insights and Strategic Decision Making Translate business performance drivers and metrics into insightful analyses and recommendations Partner with stakeholders across various functional teams such as Food & Beverage Planning, Pricing, Finance, Operations, etc., to influence decision-making Understand and evaluate new business initiatives to provide strategic direction for the business Basic Qualifications Minimum 2 years of statistical or financial analysis and/or strategy development experience Demonstrated exceptional analytical skills in financial forecasting and statistical analysis and strong communication skills in developing fact-based insights and recommendations Demonstrated technical ability to leverage data using spreadsheets and databases and open to learning new visualization and statistical analysis software Ability to work in a collaborative environment with a positive demeanor under tight timelines Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities, and perform job responsibilities accurately with minimal supervision Demonstrated exceptional sense of responsibility, ownership, and pride in delivering quality results and understanding the business impact Preferred Qualifications Experience with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts forecasting and planning processes Expert in Excel with working knowledge of VBA Demonstrated experience working with SAS, Teradata, SQL, Tableau, and Business Objects Required Education Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering or other quantitative field Preferred Education Master’s degree or equivalent Additional Information We strongly encourage applicants to upload a copy of their resume and to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for an interview. About Walt Disney World Resort Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.