Currently Head of Story on “Wreck-it Ralph2: Ralph Breaks the Internet.” She oversees the story team, which is responsible for translating the script to its first visual form.
Josie joined Disney in 2004 as a story apprentice. Once she completed training, she was hired as a story artist. Her Disney credits include 2009’s feature film “The Princess and the Frog,” WDAS’s 2010 adventure “Tangled,” the arcade-game-hopping “Wreck-It Ralph,” 2016’s Oscar winner for best animated feature “Zootopia” and shorts “How to Hook Up Your Home Theater” and “The Ballad of Nessie.”
Before Josie joined the Disney team, she worked as an illustrator for toy company MGA Entertainment, as well as Klasky Csupo on animated commercials.
She attended UCLA, majoring in English literature and fine art, and studied character animation at CalArts.