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Product Development Manager


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Product Development Manager

Jobid 23768-381834

Location: Denver, CO, 80238, USA

Description **Job Number** 36160BR

**Job Title** Product Development Manager

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** Craftsy

**Posting Category** Strategy & Business Development

**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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Colorado

**City** Denver


Role Purpose

Create the physical products for Craftsy Kids, leading the development process from product concept to production and partnering with the cross-functional Craftsy Kids team to successfully commercialize our products.


• Design compelling products for Craftsy Kids in partnership with our Content team, with thoughtful vision for how the consumer-oriented product portfolio should evolve over time and continue to meet the team’s financial goals

• Research & Ideation: understand the competitive environment as well as the consumer needs, behaviors, and occasions for our products

• Design, Prototype & Test: develop prototypes and test methodologies to ensure our ideas can be enjoyed by the people we’re designing for

• Sourcing, Sampling & Procurement: create product specifications, manage development timelines, and identify and nurture strong vendor partners to supply samples and the inputs that will fulfill our product vision and that meet the necessary safety standards

• Commercialization: partner with Buyer, Merchandising, and Marketing to bring to life each product in conjunction with associated digital content so that our consumers understand what makes our products special


Basic Qualifications

〈 5+ years experience in designing physical products from conception to commercialization, preferably in kid-related industries (toys, games, educational products)

〈 A passion for product design and development, including hands-on prototyping and iteration

〈 A creative thinker with consumer empathy and an unrelenting bias for action to bring ideas to life

〈 Poise under pressure and flexibility to adapt to changing conditions of a startup environment

〈 Organized self-starter with an ability to manage several workstreams and keep projects on track

〈 A strong communicator and team player

〈 A love for kids and an interest in designing creative activities

Eligibility Requirements

〈 Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

〈 Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice as needed

〈 Must be willing to work in Denver, CO

〈 Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

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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