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Sr. Manager, Product

Apply Now Job ID 478820BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Brand Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Date posted 08/10/2017
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive (DCPI) creates, extends, and brings new products and content to life for a portfolio of brands, franchises and characters across the Walt Disney Company including: Disney, Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel, and Walt Disney Studios. The product team for DCPI Central Technology scours the digital landscape looking for and even inventing technologies that help our guests experience and engage with our content and products across our portfolio of brands wherever they may be.

Responsibilities

Disney Interactive is looking for a technically savvy product professional who will create groundbreaking products and platforms to support:

Content creation and publishing tools for Web, Mobile App, and other distribution channels

Asset tagging, delivery, and production workflow automation to improve our ability and speed around storytelling

Custom workflows and processes that allow our producers to easily store, access, and publish proprietary content of all types: video, photo, text, audio, etc…

The distribution of content for audiences of all ages across various applications and platforms, both internal and external to TWDC

Content metadata tagging and licensing restrictions including regional and language information

eCommerce cross-channel projects to support our “Shop Anywhere” initiative

Translate business and guest-facing product goals into technical requirements

Energize engineers to solve complex problems

Create a product vision and roadmaps for development teams and stakeholders

Understand our guests and be their voice within the company, by analyzing data to determine where to invest time and resources

Partner with other teams to support their product deliveries

Meet with other Disney business units to gather ideas, identify potential features and test their value

Prioritize incoming requests to ensure the team is not distracted by urgent, but non-important work

Collaborate with technical partners to select the correct technology for the given task

Avoid needless technical migrations by always ensuring development is attached to discernable ROI

Investigate future technology and its potential usage for your product by following industry trends

Gracefully say “no” when asked to build the wrong thing

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in product management roles that require successfully delivering digital products at scale
  • A working knowledge of internet metrics, technologies, and research tools
  • A fundamental understanding of computer languages and their differences (you don’t need to code but it wouldn’t hurt either)
  • Degree or commensurate experience in Computer Science, Library and Information Science, Product Creation, or other related field
These Qualities Describe you
  • You know how to work in a relationship driven culture to get things done
  • You love to make software that is powerful and scalable, but more importantly, a delight to use
  • You understand the value in flexible and stable APIs
  • You are scrappy with a strong entrepreneurial spirit that encourages those around you to try new things without fear of failure
  • You have outstanding communication skills, including the ability to simplify technical concepts for non-technical audiences
  • You enjoy the comradery of solving problems with a diverse team
  • you are a good person and want to with other good people
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