Disney Writer/Narrative Designer (web content)

Disney Online Studios Canada Published: July 20, 2010
Location
Not Specified

Description

COMPANY OVERVIEWDisney Interactive Media Group (DIMG) is a segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) responsible for the creation and delivery of Disney branded interactive entertainment and informational content across multiple platforms including online, mobile and video game consoles around the globe. DIMG core businesses include Disney Interactive Studios, which self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games, mobile games and interactive entertainment worldwide; and Disney Online, which produces the No. 1 Community-Family & Parenting Web site and an industry-leading suite of online virtual worlds for kids and families.
POSITION SUMMARY
This passionate, authentic communicator will work with a variety of creative team members across multiple disciplines to facilitate community-centric editorial content on the Club Penguin website. The Writer/Narrative Designer (Web Content) is responsible for planning, writing and coordinating copy and other assets as required. The majority of time will be spent building copy for the blog, weaving ideas, content and input from multiple sources into a compelling story.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Incorporate information from a variety of sources and stakeholders to write/edit compelling content for the Club Penguin website. Coordinate/prepare images and other assets as required.
• Review, moderate and facilitate conversations on the website. Research trending topics and audience feedback in cooperation with Research team.
• Work with Editorial team to coordinate approvals and translations for all content.
• Organize, document and revise website communications strategy as required.
• Collaborate with other departments to ensure that all stakeholder communication requirements are considered. Overarching communications strategy is adapted accordingly.
• Communication via forums and blogs as required.

QUALIFICATIONS
• BA Fine Arts, Communications, Journalism or equivalent experience.
• 2+ years experience writing for a web audience.
• Experience keeping an interactive blog preferred.
• Intermediate Microsoft Office experience required.
• Experience with web applications (wikis, blogs, forums) an asset.
• Fluent in English.

SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED
• Proven ability to produce high-caliber content for a web audience.
• Passionate about communicating to children: skilled written and verbal communicator.
• Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
• Collaborative approach to creativity.
• Proven creative writing ability and critical thinking skills.
• Able to distill complex ideas into simplistic, child-friendly communication.
• Creative problem-solver.
• Comfortable with new technology.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Relocation will be provided.

Req ID 255500

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STUDIO OVERVIEW
Club Penguin ( www.clubpenguin.com ), a division of Disney Online, provides one of the largest and fastest-growing virtual worlds for children. Club Penguin works to maintain a fun and safe online entertainment experience by using filtering technology and live moderators. The virtual world of Club Penguin contains no third-party advertising and is free to use and enjoy, however a subscription membership provides access to additional features that enhance the play experience. Club Penguin is headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, and can be played in English, Portuguese, French and Spanish.

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