Full Time Job

Principal Product Manager


Santa Monica, CA 04-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
About the team

Devices and Distribution (D&D) is a new and growing product organization within Disney Streaming Services. We're passionate about addressing the exciting and rapidly evolving landscape of consumer devices and distribution platforms.

The D&D charter is to:
• Deliver broad subscriber reach on existing and new consumer devices
• Accelerate international growth for our services through global distribution partnerships and integrated marketing, promotion and payment opportunities.
• Drive a quality, localized experience for international users.
• Innovate on the user, device and partner lifecycle to drive incremental discovery, signup, engagement and retention.
• Influence the evolution of partner platform roadmaps to benefit and support our rich user experiences

About the job

As the Principal Product Manager - Devices & Distribution Platforms, your job is to define and drive the roadmap for your product areas, leading cross-functional teams of engineering, design and data science talent to delight users and achieve positive business impact.

Your mission is to:
• Reach customers on practically all of their video consumption devices, including those from the major Pay TV and Mobile/Internet service operators.
• Build and operate a suite of self-service tools to enable distribution partners to bring a ''long tail'' of devices to market, integrated with our services, marketing, promotions, and payments offerings.
• Streamline and unify device/partner lifecycle management across the company, from TV operators and manufacturers to gaming consoles, eventually expanding to all devices and partners.
• Establish a distribution partner source-of-truth and reporting system.
• Ensure a consistent user experience by certifying that product requirements are satisfied, primarily through automated workflows.
• Use process automation to apply business rules and drive uniform adoption.

In success, you would have defined and executed a product roadmap to ensure: that we reach customers on all their favorite devices, that we drive users to discover our content and subscribe to our services on their devices, and that we delight customers throughout their usage lifetime with a rich, consistent, convenient and continuously improving experience. Altogether this would result in material positive business impact, as measured in incremental subscribers and revenue.

About you
• Minimum 7 years of experience defining the strategy and roadmap for a product or set of products, ideally large-scale consumer products and technology systems.
• Experience with the full product lifecycle, from initial concept and product discovery to ongoing innovation to optimize for product/market fit.
• Previous work with external partners and advocating for the best customer experience.
• Adept at user-centric design and data-informed decision making.
• Effectively collaborates with engineering and defines technical requirements.
• Outstanding communication skills rooted in structured problem solving with experience bringing clarity through all levels of the organization.
• Preferred experience working on video streaming, consumer devices, or similar consumer products.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj2mm2-3-227-0-150-42 in your application.