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2017-12-122018-01-10

VP, Product Management & Design

New York, NY
  • Job Code
    37818BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title VP, Product Management & Design

Jobid 23768-390508

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 37818BR

**Job Title** VP, Product Management & Design

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - 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. 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.

**Country** United States

**State** New York

**City** New York

**Responsibilities**

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations is looking for an exceptional product and design thinker to become our VP of Product Management and Design, reporting to the SVP of Digital Media. This is an important, hands-on leadership role for someone looking to create innovative digital products in a successful and growing organization.



In this role, you will work with leaders in editorial, marketing, engineering, sales and business development to help define the future vision of our products and implement a roadmap that brings that vision to reality. You will manage a team of highly skilled product managers and designers who are focused on creating best-in-class products for our English and Spanish speaking audiences. The ideal candidate will have a passion for consumer-led design, technology and news (particularly local) and is a collaborative, problem-solving leader with a knack for nurturing talented individuals and creating fun and challenging work environments.



Work collaboratively with other members of the executive leadership team to define and prioritize new product expansion opportunities



Coordinate cross-functional teams in developing product concepts and strategies; evaluate and recommend build, partner, buy alternatives; and work with key stakeholders to map out execution plans



Build scalable design and product development processes using principles of Agile



Develop and coordinate a comprehensive pipeline of new product and enhancement opportunities across the organization



Manage the product development process, from ideation and scoping to execution and launch across all distribution platforms to ensure on time, on scope and on budget launch of products initiatives



Work with outside vendors to ensure quality of product-related services



Manage the P&L for the product management and design group; and ensure adequate resourcing to meet approved business plans within approved budgets



Identify and implement internal and external toolsets that will aid in the development of user experience deliverables



Bring shape, structure, and metrics to the design and product development process



Evangelize our work internally, to customers, and to the public



Recruit, mentor and develop strong product and design teams

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Demonstrates excellence in execution; aligns key stakeholders to decisions; highly collaborative with cross-functional partners and customers; insights driven



10+ years of experience working with design teams on products with complex user interfaces



Passion for understanding audiences and their behavior



Proven ability to successfully bring creative new products to market, on-time and on-budget



Focus on data as a key element to understanding of experience success



Extraordinary business judgment, team management, communication and interpersonal skills



Ability to create a compelling and consistent visual system that can be applied across brands



Work seamlessly with highly-technical engineers



Demonstrate sound business judgment, decision-making and problem solving skills with ability to make practical recommendations and take ownership of their delivery



Experience with multi-platform projects, media delivery applications for large audiences



Expert knowledge of structure, capabilities and standards relating to databases, browsers, content management systems, operating systems, software packages and mark-up and languages (such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

**Desired Characteristics**

Dynamic, audacious, humble and confident

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to 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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