Senior Product Manager, Distribution Platforms
New York, NY
Disney Streaming Services (DSS) is creating the future of digital video entertainment products for one of the largest media brands in the world. We're focused on delivering extraordinary user experiences and distributing sports content through all forms of interactive media. Our digital technology leadership and capabilities are married with a passion for crafting dynamic consumer-facing applications that integrate live and on-demand multimedia. We create great digital media products for millions of fans around the globe, and we're looking for strong performers who can help us improve what we do every day.
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Product Manager to join our Product team, with a focus on driving product innovation for the Disney+ and ESPN+ products. This role requires creativity, discipline, and an ability to manage many disparate threads at the same time. Your intrinsic understanding of how to compromise and negotiate with others in the spirit of partnership with an eye constantly turned towards delivery will lead to your greatest success.
The ideal candidate has strong communication skills, extremely collaborative, flexible in the work they do, obsesses about the customer, forms strong yet loosely held opinions, and can build trust with all areas of the business. We value passionate product leadership that drives with discipline and attention to detail.
• Research, analyze and document complex product issues and develop creative solutions that achieve predetermined product goals, while also balancing resource utilization across all teams.
• Assist and manage planning and development prioritization for engineering teams to ensure maximum value in deliverables
• Contribute to a product roadmap that accomplishes business/customer goals and aligns with the team charter and tenets
• Be the voice of the user. Drive customer discovery via user research, design sprints, and other customer touchpoints.
• Work with research analyst team to synthesize quantitative and qualitative user data to inform key product decisions that address user needs.
• You have a successful 5+ year history of product management and software delivery
• You demonstrate strong strategic aptitude, clear thinking and communicating, and great decision making
• You're scrappy and resourceful, with no fear of getting your hands dirty and an impulse to be the first to tackle any challenge.
• You've led effective product sessions culminating in technical requirements ready for development
• You demonstrate a strong attention to detail, with outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• You have experience balancing dependencies across numerous initiatives and complex project plans
• You have demonstrated your ability to use data to drive decisions and back up assumptions and recommendations
• You have a ''driver'' personality - constantly pushing toward clarity and successful delivery.
• You have experience using JIRA and other product and project management tools
• You excel at coordinating multiple projects at a time
• You have an ability to make quick decisions to solve complex technical and operational challenges
• You value teamwork, and have the leadership skills to make it happen
Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.