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Associate Editor - Disney Publishing Worldwide

Company: Disney Publishing Worldwide
Location: Oak Forest
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Disney Publishing Worldwide seeks a highly creative and detail-oriented Associate Editor to work on a variety of Star Wars and Twentieth Century Fox comics.

The position involves working closely with members of Lucasfilm Publishing and Disney Publishing Worldwide including editorial, global licensing, and creative operations teams, alongside licensees, to closely review and ensure high quality, age-appropriate comic books and graphic novels designed for fans of Star Wars and the films of Twentieth Century Fox.

The Associate Editor will report to the Senior Editor of Lucasfilm Publishing, a part of Disney Publishing Worldwide.

This position will be based in Orlando, FL

Responsibilities :

  • Assist senior editorial staff in developing and publishing all comic book and original graphic novel content, performing editorial work-including manuscript reviews, line edits, editorial letters-gathering reference, corresponding with other partners and lines of business, etc.
  • Oversees the pick-up of global and vertical assets by licensees.
  • Assisting senior editorial staff on communications with authors, agents, Disney Lucasfilm Press, Lucasfilm, Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, and Disney Publishing.
  • Perform departmental administrative work, including maintaining schedules and data records, requesting contracts, and assisting with presentations.
  • Builds and curates solid relationships with authors/filmmakers/studio/licensees/artists/designers to create high-quality Lucasfilm Press and Twentieth Century Fox content.
    Basic Qualifications :
    • Two plus years experience in an editorial role in the publishing industry
    • Exceptional reading, writing, and verbal communication skills
    • Familiarity with the Star Wars films and television series
    • Familiarity with the science fiction, fantasy, horror, and related genres of the 20th Century Fox library of films and television series
    • Experience with licensing preferred but not essential
    • Experience with comic book editing/production
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Familiarity with Adobe Suite programs for print production (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
    • Comfortable with learning and using bespoke online content management systems
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • BA/BS
        Additional Information :
        Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is one of the world's largest publishing brands, igniting imagination through storytelling in ever-inventive ways. As part of the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment, DPW and its affiliates through its publishing business bring the magic of The Walt Disney Company's powerful brands and franchises, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, ESPN, 20th Century Studios, and National Geographic, to fans everywhere. DPW, through its vertical publishing operations and global licensing structure, creates and publishes best-selling books, comics, magazines, learning and digital interactive storytelling products, audio books, eBooks, and apps. DPW publications and storytelling products are available in more than 70 countries in 45 languages.

        This job is located in Orlando, FL.

        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


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