Disney Internet Group
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Disney Internet Group Interview Questions & Reviews in Los Angeles, CA

Updated Mar 26, 2014
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Technical Project Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
North Hollywood, CA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Disney Internet Group.

Interview Details – I had a phone interview and after about 2 months a face to face after which I was hired on contract. Contract converted into a full time position in 3 months.

Interview Question – Nothing   Answer Question

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Contract Recruiter Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Glendale, CA

Interviewed at Disney Internet Group

Interview Details – brought me in and had me in front of several people who looked very unkempt and they proceeded to ask me questions which I answered. when I asked them questions that would reveal whether they liked the job or not, the answer I got was, that's confidential.

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Senior Producer Interview

Anonymous Employee
North Hollywood, CA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Disney Internet Group in May 2008.

Interview Details – Phone interview with a recruiter, then two rounds of in-person interviews on separate days. First was with the Director to whom the job reported, two peers, and another internal staff member with whom the position would interact. The second round was with the Director again, his SVP boss, another peer, and two more staff members.

Interview Question – What is your process for developing a project, from initiation to completion?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Salary offered was acceptable; benefits were exceptional.

Since I was joining the company mid-year, it would be 18 months before I'd be eligible for a Short Term Incentive Program (STIP) bonus. I was able to negotiate a signing bonus based on a pro-rated amount of the estimated STIP bonus.

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Production Coordinator Interview

Production Coordinator
North Hollywood, CA

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Disney Internet Group in September 2008.

Interview Details – The HR recruiter reached out to me regarding this role that I had applied for. She provided more detail about the role and asked I was still interested. I answered that I was interested and she set up an in-person interview for me.

The in-person interview consisted of meeting 4 team members in addition to talking to the HR recruiter at the beginning of the interview. The team members were very enjoyable to chat with, they just wanted to gauge how well I would fit into the team and the role. There were a few questions about my skills set and other questions about how I would handle certain situations.

After the in-person interview, I received a call that evening with a verbal offer. The offer letter was sent to me the following week and I officially accepted. They were able to run my background check throughout the next 2 weeks which coincided well with me giving my 2 weeks notice to my previous employer and wrapping up my previous role.

Interview Question – Questions about how I would handle certain production requests for the team   Answer Question

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Senior Designer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Los Angeles, CA

The process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Disney Internet Group in January 2011.

Interview Details – Getting an interview at Disney is the hard part. They often fill posted positions internally and rely greatly on references. Try to track someone down at Disney to refer you when you apply for a job. The interview process starts with a phone interview from HR, then they bring you in if it seems like a fit. The whole process from the HR call to an offer can take a long time - probably 4 to 8 weeks.

My interview was fairly long. I met with 4 different people, 30 minutes each. Questions were standard. They like to make sure you're a fan of the Disney brand and that you've had experience working on brands with strict guidelines. There are a lot of people at Disney who live and breathe the brand, so try to be excited, upbeat, and positive. They might ask questions like "What's your favorite Disney character?" Culture is very important to them. Make sure you don't dress overly formal. The people who work there tend to be friendly, confident and warm.

Interview Questions

  • Have you worked with Disney IP before? Or have you worked with any brands with strict guidelines?   Answer Question
  • What is your favorite Disney brand or character?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – For every position there is a range of roughly 10k. Definitely negotiate to make sure you're coming in on the higher end of the spectrum. But ask for anything outside of that 10k range they are going to be totally inflexible.

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Web Developer Interview

Web Developer
Burbank, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Disney Internet Group in March 2009.

Interview Details – The recruiting process was a mystery for me.

I applied online for a web/html developer position.
Initially, a recruiter called me for a position for a position in international software
development. It was a casual talk about my general background and exp.

Then I never heard back from her.
Seems that these contract recruiters, though they only hire for Disney, work like freelance
placement agents. They simply work to make commissions, it seems. Nothing was clear,
whether the position is open, or what skill sets they are looking for.

Interview Question – Tell me about your background.   View Answer

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Senior Technical Staff Interview

Anonymous Employee
Los Angeles, CA

The process took a day - interviewed at Disney Internet Group in January 2008.

Interview Details – Informal Interview process with few technical questions testing the breadth of knowledge.

Interview Question – Why are you leaving the company you are with?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – The negotiation process was tough with the constant "low balling" on the part of the company.

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