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Sr. Product Manager - Identity Product


Seattle, WA 07-11-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Summary
On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we're reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world's most beloved stories while also transforming our media business for the future. Whether that's evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to enhance flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney's unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.

A few reasons why we think you'd love working here:
• Building the future of Disney's media: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power our media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.
• Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.
• Innovation: We develop and implement groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

What You'll Be Doing

This Senior Product Manager I role sits within our Commerce, Growth and Identity (CGI) organization–three critical areas at Disney that will help transform our business. As a Product Manager on the Identity team, you will define and drive Identity Product initiatives, focused on a unified customer experience across our broad range of digital properties. It is highly cross-functional and requires strong analytical drive, product intuition, and relentless customer focus.

• Define the product experience for how Profiles will work across our streaming products and which elements of a profile should be elevated and unified across TWDC
• Drive prioritization based on business outcomes, getting buy-in from senior management (from Directors to SVPs) and aligning with other product domains toward shared objectives
• Work with cross-functional teams to identify business problems and tie back to business impact
• Author detailed product briefs, epics, user stories, acceptance criteria, and success metrics
• Partner with analytics to design experiments that measure the efficacy of an initiative and test your hypotheses
• Collaborate with Engineering, Design, Analytics, Business Strategy, Customer Service, Marketing, Technical Program Management, Legal, and others to develop, test, and deliver high quality products
• Conduct regular product review sessions to align with stakeholders
• Review product performance against key metrics while constantly iterating to make feature improvements
• Champion a collaborative work environment that cultivates shared understanding, transparency, autonomy, innovation, and continuous learning
• Fill in gaps across roles and functions as needed, performing as an adaptive problem solver

• Strong verbal and written communication that brings clarity and instills confidence
• Relentless resourcefulness in finding a path around obstacles you may face - leveraging your skills, your network, your team, and your manager.
• Bachelor's degree in a related field with at least 5 years of relevant product management experience
• Experience with the full product lifecycle, from initial concept and product discovery to launch and product optimizations post-launch
• Ease in presenting to senior leadership and senior level audiences
• Effective collaboration with engineering, design, and product stakeholders
• Adept at driving clarity through all levels of the organization for both technical and non-technical audiences
• Solid knowledge of user-centric design and data-informed decision making
• Strong bias for action, tenacity, and ''get it done'' attitude

The hiring range for this position in Santa Monica, CA is $136,100 - $182,400 per year, in NYC and Seattle is $142,600 - $191,100 per year and in San Francisco is $149,000 - $199,800 based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) provides the technological backbone and product development for Disney's two media business units, while helping to keep the company at the vanguard of innovation – enabling the Company to continuously leverage technology to enhance storytelling and creativity, while delivering scalability, flexibility, and efficiency for its businesses.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

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 champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnz03o-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $136,100 to $182,400 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.