Editor at Walt Disney Company

Remote
Walt Disney Company

Editor (RP)

  • 773914BR

Job Description

The Editor will edit 10-12 titles/year for global publishing plans working with the Disney Global Publishing Team. You will report to the Executive Editor.

Responsibilities

You Will:

  • Edit pools and/or book titles, which target a variety of ages
  • Work with writers to develop story concepts, write manuscripts, provide editorial feedback, line edit, and develop art notes
  • Share concepts with Manager to get studio and/or brand approvals
  • Work with art and design team to take titles through layout, pencil, and paint passes; advise on all stages of the development process
  • Hire writers and help build high-quality writer pool
  • Attend check-in meetings with Manager
  • Attend filmmaker story meetings for editorial reviews and art reviews
  • Attend production meetings and additional team meetings

Basic Qualifications

You Have:

  • Manage resources across multiple projects, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Highly motivated, productive, and detail-oriented, with exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with a team remotely
  • Knowledge of publishing process and formats
  • Understanding of editing, line editing, and copyediting
  • 4+ years experience in children’s publishing
  • Familiarity with Disney/Pixar brands and licensed publishing a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word + Track Changes

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Information

  • This is a Remote position that can be based anywhere in the U.S.

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