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Director of Product Management, RenderMan

Apply NowApply Later Job ID R-03056 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Jul. 13, 2022

Job Summary:

As a member of the RenderMan team, you’ll be part of a team of people contributing to the development and the success of Pixar’s industry-leading rendering software. As a Director Product Management in RenderMan, you'll collaborate with the team executives to define the strategy and the roadmap with a focus on balancing Pixar's production needs and our general customer needs. A solid understanding of the film and games market is important to balance the industry trends and customer requirements. If in addition you are passionate about crafting technology to help creative people push the boundaries of what's possible, then we would love to hear from you!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define the product vision and strategy for RenderMan at Pixar including developing and leading a multi-year roadmap, balancing short and long-term goals and align initiatives with our studio goals

  • Craft our product story: build an excellent product narrative which clearly articulates the motivation for the project, goals, and path to success

  • Analyze industry trends to drive innovation

  • Own cross-functional product development process from ideation through commercial launch\Collaborate with multiple internal, executive, and external teams to ensure coordination throughout product development, fostering and facilitating timely decision-making and driving product and delivery success

  • Collaborate with other Disney studios and external vendors and partners 

  • Plan and understand resource requests, and coordinate resources across multiple projects and teams

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent practical experience

  • 15 years of product management or related experience

  • Experience building and leading a team of product managers and working with cross-functional/cross-product partners

  • Experience working in a matrixed team structure and influencing across product areas/groups, and experience creating, executing and delivering product roadmaps

  • Very strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse team members and external parties. Strives for healthy collaboration

About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renoinswned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $13 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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