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Director, Digital Marketing Platforms Technology (FX Networks)

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Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

FX Networks

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Director, Digital Marketing Platforms Technology (FX – Los Angeles, CA 90064)
 

FX is seeking a Director of Digital Marketing Platforms Technology that works with teams across the FX multi-platform marketing group, Disney and external vendor partners on all managed best-in-class digital marketing platforms in support of FX original programming, FX on Hulu exclusives and the FX brand. The role supports the network’s branded consumer facing marketing platforms and promotional campaigns via online and mobile, digital marketing experiences, new platform integrations, as well as team applications that increase overall efficiency of the Digital Marketing group.

Responsibilities:

  • Ideate, plan, execute and successfully deliver on concurrent digital marketing platform projects gaining consensus from stakeholders, overseeing external vendors and working with internal cross-functional teams.

  • Plan, coordinate and direct all activities associated with creating and maintaining project plans, communication plans, risks and issues leveraging best practices.

  • Oversee project status including budget management and reporting, removing impediments and escalating issues to leadership as required.

  • Leverage experience with Agile and SCRUM methodologies to lead project teams on a daily basis to the successful delivery of software development projects.

  • Evaluate emerging consumer marketing platforms and technology, provide recommendations and develop plans of action for new projects.

  • Work with Disney and vendor engineering teams to influence software development to meet the cloud and infrastructure needs and improve the manageability and the supportability of the cloud products.

  • Strategize with senior tech leaders and executives to develop innovative technology initiatives with a primary focus on availability, supportability, scalability, security, and performance.

  • Continuously revise cloud spend, re-evaluate cost-effective technologies, making necessary infrastructure changes to keep costs low.

  • Configure and tune an enterprise monitoring and instrumentation system(s) to efficiently detect existing issues and predict future ones based on trends.

  • Perform hands-on technical work, stay up-to-date with technology and assist the technical vendor partner.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a technology focus required.

  • 4+ years’ experience technical project management for web applications for a consumer facing internet, agency or entertainment company preferred.

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience as an individual contributor in a systems administrator/engineer/developer of DevOps role working on highly scalable distribution systems.

  • Experience managing infrastructure in AWS, including experience leveraging one or more coding languages for automation.

  • Media or entertainment industry experience is a plus.

  • Must be proactive, multifaceted, capable of working on concurrent complex projects and able to communicate effectively to digital team members, vendors and executives.

  • Strong familiarity with web technologies and previous development experience.

  • Experience with budgeting and scope review from a product development perspective.

  • Must be able to drive complex projects with minimal oversight.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



About FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

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 FX Networks, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

FX Networks, LLC 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, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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