Senior Product Manager II, Video Player Experiences
Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Comprised of Disney's international media businesses and the
Company's various streaming
services, the Disney Media Entertainment & Distribution segment
aligns technology, content and
distribution platforms to expand the Company's global footprint and
personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the
world. This segment is
responsible for The Walt Disney Company's direct-to-consumer
businesses globally, including
the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with
ESPN; Disney+; and the
Company's ownership stake in Hulu.
The Senior Product Manager, Video Player & Experiences will play an
integral role in the
product vision and development of ESPN's video playback technology
& experiences across
multiple platforms including mobile, web and connected devices.
This role is responsible for
helping to create a world-class video playback experience that
delights our fans. Our mission is
to be the first place fans choose to experience sports related
Within 3 months, you will:
--- Learn how our product operates, and how our tools and platform
translate to what the customer sees.
--- Establish relationships with teams and stakeholders integral to
video playback and end user experience (Media Engineering, Tooling
& Instrumentation teams, Player teams, etc.).
--- Take ownership of a key project in the video player space.
--- Get access to various reporting tools and dashboards that
you'll need to be successful.
--- Begin writing requirements, designing experiments, and working
with an engineering team to build our product.
Within 6 months, you will:
--- Build a deep understanding of our customers, why and where they
consider ESPN, and how and why they do/do not consume media on
--- Collaborate with a cross-functional team including engineering,
design, user research and data science to build a compelling
product roadmap and facilitate the execution of that roadmap to
ship impactful product features that delight our customers and
increase ESPN's reach.
--- Identify areas to invest in as a product team.
Within 12 months you will:
--- Continuously capture insights from customer feedback,
experiments, research, andanalysis to iterate on the roadmap and
improve the product.
--- Be an advocate for our customers and the team's mission
internally in the company andpresent our work and roadmap to
internal and external partners.
--- Participate in interviews and hiring to expand the team.
--- Become a subject matter expert on various aspects of the
playback experience andproduct.
--- Lead at least one major project that creates impact for the
business and users.
The right candidate will have a strong vision and be capable of
blending the fan's perspective
and desire with ESPN's business goals. Additionally, the candidate
must be a self-motivated,
team player who can drive the overall business objectives of the
organization. This person must
be able to work closely with other internal and external product &
technology experts and have strong operational skills.
--- Writing Product Requirements
--- Data Analysis and Experimentation
--- Responsible for end-to-end ownership of large projects
--- Helps oversee delivery based on daily project schedules and
coordinates activities across diverse disciplines
--- Develops detailed requirements, feature definitions and
--- Makes recommendations to improve product(s) or processes
utilizing user research and/or design concepts
--- Identifies problem spaces for potential product solutions
Basic Qualifications :
--- 7+ years of professional experience in product management, or a
--- Organized approach to identifying, understanding, and solving
--- Experience with hypothesis-driven experimentation and deriving
meaningful insights from data
--- Track record of collaborating with a large and varied group of
cross-functional teams and partners to tackle ambiguous problems
and make forward progress
--- Ability to think strategically and craft a compelling product
--- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
--- Strong ability to multi-task and context-switch with ease, in a
fast-paced and ever-evolving organization.
--- Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent
--- Previous experience working in AGILE
--- Previous experience working with streaming media, data
distribution or internal platforms with dynamic data ingestion
--- Previous experience working on client side media
Additional Information :
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