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Director, Media Delivery

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 634828BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Feb. 06, 2019

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services is a business unit within The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment that oversees all consumer-facing digital video subscription services across the company. Disney Streaming is responsible for developing and operating Disney’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service, programmed in conjunction with ESPN; the upcoming Disney+ SVOD service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Its core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

The Director, Media Delivery will play a central role in directing the multiple facets of the end-to-end file-based content flow for all the platforms Disney Streaming Services supports, including our upcoming Disney+ SVOD product in the US and globally. The candidate will serve in a leadership capacity in coordination with executive and senior management resources across The Walt Disney Company around the world to define strategy, product, and fulfillment. The successful candidate has extensive experience in the media space and can work with content teams, technology teams and business teams to support the delivery of some of the most valuable content in the world. Ideally, the candidate has an understanding of both video streaming and broadcast technologies. This candidate is hardworking with good communication skills and will take ownership of all our products.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee global operational groups responsible for ingest, processing and syndication of media to the Disney+ service.
  • Create and execute project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Work closely with The Walt Disney Company Media Distribution Center of Excellence to resolve content related issues.
  • Coordinate with the Quality Control team to prioritize content preparation.
  • Partner with internal development teams to construct applications and tools used by the operations staff to manage the flow of content.
  • Develop and maintain operational budgets.
  • Maintain operational quality metrics within the operations group.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years working in the broadcast space.
  • Experience delivering content to SVOD services and cable providers
  • Understanding of streaming media technologies, primarily delivery through the http protocol.
  • Experience with avails processes and release windows.
  • Strong senior-level leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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 Disney Streaming Technology, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming Technology, 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 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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