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Director, Video Products


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Video Products

Jobid 23768-365521

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 33058BR

**Job Title** Director, Video Products

**Business Segment** NBC Entertainment

**Sub-Business** NBC Ent Marketing & Digital

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


Job Purpose

Do you possess the rare ability to dissect data and use your creative chops to make good things great? Do you excel at communicating up, down, left and right across an organization? Do you dream about working in a team that is making digital video entertainment awesome?

The Director of Video Products position will be responsible for the ideation and execution of NBC-branded video products across web, mobile, and living room platforms. Reporting to the VP of Product you will inform, coach, and drive a product team focused on increasing user engagement, satisfaction and retention. You will passionately pursue new features and user experiences that enhance the growth and monetization of our products. You are someone that can think big and then roll up your sleeves to get it done.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Drive the execution of a multi-platform entertainment service on mobile devices, streaming boxes, game consoles, smart TVs and the web

+ Manage the video product management team, driving them to perform at the highest level

+ Collaborate with Design, Technology, PMO, Content, and Marketing teams on projects and work closely with them to ensure product specifications meet their needs

+ Maintain a backlog of future features and experiences that will help the business win

+ Work with the Data Science team to define rigorous KPIs and develop clear and actionable insights from the metrics gathered through various systems

+ Lead the execution of the product roadmap by prioritizing and communicating to internal and external stakeholders

+ Be a strong and vocal voice of the consumer

+ Iterate on current products by driving testing and experimentation of concepts

+ Gather and define product requirements according to business goals and needs and review user stories from team members

+ Develop and nurture relationships with external platform partners and technology vendors

+ Work with the Sponsored and Show Products Senior Director to create long-term goals and convergence opportunities

+ Keep on top of industry trends, technologies, and techniques

+ Identify and push through new opportunities for NBC Digital to expand footprint and customer engagement


Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum 10 years of proven Product Management experienceEligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: 33058BR)

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics:

+ Solid examples of bringing new digital products to life from concept through launch

+ Previous experience working in an agile development environment

+ Strong experience in developing mobile, web, and living room products for consumers

+ Deep understanding of Apple and Google ecosystems

+ Knowledge of video and content technology including production work streams, content management systems, and digital asset management

+ Outstanding leadership skills with proven experience directly managing staff

+ Extremely detail oriented and organized

+ Proven ability to lead meetings and workshops to drive to conclusion and next steps

+ Comfortable working in a collaborative, competitive, fast-paced environment

+ Able to develop talent on the team through direct coaching and consistent feedback

+ Strong understanding of data capture and analysis tools including Mixpanel and Omniture

+ Experience in defining and executing A/B tests across platforms

+ Experience leveraging social networks and an understanding of how to create user habit

+ Curious in nature and able to balance what the data says with what your gut tells you

+ Experience with subscription-based services including identity management and billing systems is highly desirable

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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