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Product Manager- Studios

Glendale, California, United States

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Job ID 879059BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted Nov. 02, 2021

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company is world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, DVD releases, live stage plays, and music and soundtrack recordings.

The Walt Disney Studios’ Collaboration Products Team is seeking a Product Manager who will leverage their strong background in Product Ownership, Stakeholder Management, Business Analysis, and Development to manage internal or consumer facing products and mobile applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the product vision and strategy and translate it into actionable roadmaps, milestones, features and backlog of user stories.
  • Partner with and clearly communicate to Engineering, Design, Business, and other Product teams to deliver engaging experiences/features for our products and platforms.
  • Write and communicate product requirements effectively to developers, designers, and stakeholders.
  • Collect and analyze data to understand behavioral patterns of our users and use that insight to improve the product(s)
    Bring a unique perspective to products and push our teams and stakeholders to push boundaries and innovate, balancing trade-offs and needs.
  • Translate strategy and product vision into project deliverables
    with launch targets.
  • Thrive in working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player - willing to work with various teams in difference disciplines.
  • Friendly, easy-going manner to handle varied personalities, responsibilities, and assignments.
  • Clear communication style with an emphasis on simplification, maintainability, and extensibility.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a digital media company with Product Manager experience.
  • B.A./ B.S. degree in Engineering, Communications, Cinema/Television or related field or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge driving product development.
  • Experience managing product requirements and release deliverables in JIRA, in an agile product development lifecycle.
  • Experience working with large, cross-functional development teams.
  • High level of comfort communicating with executives inside and outside of The Walt Disney Studios, including strategic partners.
  • High energy and capable of multi-tasking and context-switching with ease, in a fast-paced and ever-evolving organization.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work cross
    organizationally.
  • Process-driven and extremely detail-oriented.

Additional Information:

DISNEYTECH

About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

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 Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures 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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