PH-Show Lighting Designer, Sr

Walt Disney Imagineering
Published
May 10, 2022
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

"We create happiness. That is our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and it permeates everything we do. At Disney, youll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

The WDI Show Lighting Department provides lighting designs for all areas our guests see when they enter our parks. This includes lighting for attractions, retail spaces, restaurant spaces, display areas, landscape, facades and area development. The staff of the Show Lighting Department interface and support other WDI divisions and departments within our parks including Creative, Architectural, Engineering, Show Art, Show Ride, Park Operations and Park Maintenance. Through the medium of light, it is the mission of the Show Lighting Department to create highly entertaining environments in which the magic of each Disney story is possible.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the design implementation and lighting installation effort as directed by the Principal lighting design leads for the project
  • Interfaces and coordinates with other show related disciplines
  • Support mock-ups and presentations including set-ups and strikes
  • programming of show related lighting control and light levels
  • Document the implemented design
  • Perform test and adjust tasks
  • Communicate Show Lighting design concepts
  • Perform primary work with electrical engineering disciplines to insure placement of lighting design on electrical drawings
  • Direct or support field implementation of Show Lighting design
  • Supports the design implementation and lighting installation effort for the project interfacing and coordinating with other show related disciplines
  • Create Show Lighting work strategy
  • Develop Show Lighting database, schedule, dimmer panels, Show Lighting drawings
  • Direct in field implementation of Show Lighting design
  • Participate in department projects

Basic Qualifications :

  • 5 plus years experience in related professional environment required
  • Previous experience in the technical aspects of Theater Arts and its associated skills
  • Will read architectural blueprints and interpret electrical drawings
  • Proficiency with CAD drafting programs both 2D and 3D
  • Familiar with the use of standard theatrical documentation (focus charts, fixture schedules, dimmer/control schedules)
  • Have working understanding of the theatrical applications of light (focus, color, texture, highlight and shadow, key and fill)
  • Have a basic to advanced understanding of the electrical configuration of theatrical dimming systems and its control and LED/RGB infrastructure
  • Professional lighting designer/assistant, able to produce designs which reflect both the theatrical and environmental nature of a WDI product
  • Working knowledge of architectural and facility requirements and integration of specific discipline products into an attraction
  • Understanding of the creative process and the development of a creative design
  • Organizational skills including development of budgets and schedule
  • Participate in high pressure environment with strict schedule deadlines
  • Take ownership and accept responsibility for all aspects of product as presented to Disney's guests
  • Current knowledge of new and developing technologies in field

Required Education :
High School Diploma

Additional Information :
This role is located in Lake Buena, Florida 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 jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

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