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Character Technical Manager

応募後で応募 Job ID 10048857 勤務地-都市 キシミー, フロリダ州, アメリカ合衆国 勤務地-国 Walt Disney Imagineering 掲載日 2023/05/18


Disney Live Entertainment Costuming Character Programs and Development seeks candidates for a Character Technical Development Manager position. This position is integral to the development of technology that supports branded character entertainment offerings throughout the globe.

Responsibilities/You Will

  • Lead in the development of new technologies, both software and hardware

  • Conception and exploration of new technology development

  • Act as lead vendor contact for hardware/software development

  • Responsible for delivery of design (completed independently, and with external resources as appropriate, per time allocations or skills required).

  • As necessary, bench build of components as appropriate for proof of concept, or assembly of production samples

  • Transition of development bill of materials to production as a procurable item from internal Inventory

  • Support in drafting useful and budgetary proposals

  • Support/Lead new vendor sourcing for technology development and production needs

  • Create new, and iterate on already activated, applications and documentation as needed

  • Assist production teams in sourcing solutions for active production BOM challenges

  • Revise active BOM’s in perpetuity as commercial elements reach the end of life

  • Develop action plans to sustain production (redevelopment, phase-in solutions, etc.)

  • Support in sustainment and file management of proprietary show Database

  • Build, both conceptual and functional, proprietary applications

  • Support and sustain, directly and/or in partnership with internal and external engineering entities, proprietary and commercial applications

  • Support of departmental virtual review sessions including coordination and planning. Procurement and sustainment of equipment. Video switching, presentation control, handheld camera, or similar support during a presentation. Setup and strike of video/audio/lighting equipment.

Basic Qualifications/You Will Have

  • 3+ years experience in electrical engineering and/or software development

  • 3+ years experience working with: C, C++, Embedded System Theory and Design, Motor Controllers (Drive Systems), Python, and/or Typescript

  • Experience working within RF(wireless) and hard-wired communications and networking environments

  • Experience working with: VS Studio Code (or other industry standard editors), KiCad (or other industry-standard design tools), Terminal, and embedded target build applications

  • Experience working with integrated and non-integrated drive actuators

  • Experience designing, building, and working with control systems for robotic or animatronic figures

  • Ability to work around all types of fibers and furs

  • Experience managing workflow and project budgets

  • Experience collaborating with stakeholders at all levels

  • Experience problem-solving, negotiating, and gaining consensus in a highly creative environment

  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including extended hours, holidays, and weekends

  • Ability for both domestic and international travel up to 20% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic project management skills

  • Valid US Passport

  • Multi-lingual (French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese-Mandarin)

  • Experience with: SQL, Javascript, Node, and/or HTML, CSS

  • Experience working with Git workflows

  • Experience with basic garment construction, technical packets, and quality assessments

  • Experience working within: Swift, Fusion 360, and/or Solidworks

Required Education

  • Advanced education in electronics theory and/or design, and/or hardware development including design of RoSH, CE, FCC compliant systems or 2+ years of professional experience in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, mechatronics, etc.  

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.


Walt Disney Imagineering について:

WED Enterprisesは、世界で最初のテーマパーク、Disneylandを設計・建設するため1952年に設立されました。Walt Disney Imagineering(WDI)は、イマジネーションと創造力を最先端技術と組み合わせ、忘れられない体験を生み出す場所です。WDIは世界中にあるDisneyのテーマパーク、リゾート、アトラクション、クルーズ船全てをデザインし、設計・建設する創造の拠点です。イマジニアリングのユニークな強みは、創造的かつ技術的な能力をもつ様々な専門家のグローバルチームからもたらされるものです。Disneyのストーリーテリングの経験を基にエンターテイメントの新しい形を開拓します。Imagineersとは、100を超える分野の芸術と科学をユニークに融合し、蓄えたアイデアを空想的な概念を実現する集団です。

The Walt Disney Company について:

The Walt Disney Companyおよびその子会社・関連会社は、世界をけん引する多様性に溢れた、ファミリー向けエンターテインメントとメディアの国際企業です。当社は、Disney Entertainment、ESPN、Disney Parks, Experiences and Productsを主要ビジネスセグメントとしています。1920年代に小さなアニメ・スタジオとしてスタートしたDisneyは、今日のエンターテインメント業界において卓越した存在となりました。Disneyは今後もご家族の一人一人に一流の物語と体験を提供できるような作品作りを継承していきます。Disneyのストーリーやキャラクター、体験は、世界中のあらゆる場所の消費者やお客様に届けられています。当社は40カ国以上で、従業員とキャストメンバーが一丸となり、世界的にも地域的にも歓迎されるエンターテインメント体験を創出しています。

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