DISNEY ANIMATION CAREERS
Everyone on every team plays a role in the creation of our films. The result is a deep collaboration of artists and management in Production, with engineers and innovative problem solvers in Technology, supported by the structure of Studio departments. Learn more about how you can make an impact with us.
Researchers, archivists, collections specialists and more, working together to conserve the work of Disney Animation.
Department advocates for artistic and technical talent, focusing on individual career development and enhancing the collective craft.
Negotiating film talent deals and providing legal advice on film production and content.
Searching for, auditioning, and guiding the selection process of all voice talent for Disney Animation.
Animators bring our characters to life, creating entertaining and emotional performances.
Creative Development supports Directors in the development of their story ideas.
Preserving the integrity of Disney Animation characters, worlds, and stories.
Crowds Animation adds to our unique environments by breathing life into all inhabitants.
Engineering and support for our onsite Data Center.
Frontline Technical Support for every facet of the Studio, from artist and filmmakers to technologists and leadership
Create or enhance the Director’s vision through pacing, acting, dialogue, and sound effects.
Effects animators bring our believable worlds to life by adding motion to the worlds surrounding our characters.
Environment & Events keeps our building fun and creative, a space to encourage collaboration.
Supporting strategic finance and planning activities during production.
Human Resources makes sure the Studio’s most valuable asset– our employees– have everything they need to perform their day-to-day tasks in a healthy work environment.
Develop communication tools and applications for business, data, and communication throughout the Studio
We are the bridge between yesterday and tomorrow.
Layout artists stage and block the cameras and characters in virtual environments through a combination of skills both artistic and technical.
Lighting artists compose the digital lighting of the scene, and assemble the elements of a shot into a final composite.
Creating the materials and textures that define the look of our characters, environments, and props.
Partnering with The Walt Disney Studios on the theatrical, in home and digital releases of our films.
Design, engineering, and support for the Studio’s complex audio-visual systems
Modelers build complex 3D character, set, and prop models, bringing concepts into dimensionality.
Managing music supervision, creative direction, recording production and distribution.
Design and build technology that bridges our studio's hardware with its software.
An essential part of the storytelling process, Post Production shapes the film from beginning through final delivery.
Create strong interface designs by analyzing workflows with users and technologists.
Production Management partners with every department and is responsible for managing our films through scheduling, budgeting, and workflow.
Collaborate, design and deliver tools that advance both the art and science of animated storytelling.
Production Training provides classes, lectures, and screenings to improve our skills in storytelling, filmmaking, history and art.
Provide planning and communication support for technology teams.
Ensure highest product quality through analysis of data and best practices.
Recruitment builds both internal and external relationships to hire the very best talent whose skills will touch and transform our films.
Design and deliver high-performance storage services, including the Studio’s hybrid cloud render farm
Discover future scientific and technical innovations
Riggers create versatile rigs and controls to achieve the most appealing performances.
Set Extension Artists seamlessly and stylistically extend digital environments, creating expansive scenery through rendering background imagery.
Simulation Riggers set up rigs and run robust simulations for cloth, hair, and muscle systems.
Stereo Artists create an immersive and watchable 3D experience that supports the story of a film.
Through sequential sketches, Story Artists work closely with directors and writers to explore the compelling ideas that will bring our characters and worlds to life.
Talent Development guides up-and-coming students and graduates in taking their skills to the next level.
Technical Animation Artists use rigging and simulation to animate elements that interact with a character.
Provide specialized technical solutions to each show in partnership with artists and technology teams.
Explore and create the look and appeal of the world: characters, costumes, environments, and props.
Our Production, Technology, and Studio teams work closely to bring our films to life. Learn more about the areas of our Studio and the role they play within Disney Animation.
Each individual at our Studio contributes to the creation of our films. Be a part of our rich legacy of storytelling.
Universal stories, set in imaginative worlds, filled with compelling characters– our films have left indelible impressions on generations of fans around the world.
Our culture inspires the creative and innovative spirit found throughout our Studio.