Technical Product Manager(Studio Tech/Creative)

Post Date

Jan 30, 2024

Location

Burbank,
California

ZIP/Postal Code

91521
US
Jun 17, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type

Contract

Category

Business Analyst (BA)

Req #

LAX-678948

Pay Rate

$66 - $100 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

As a Product Manager, you'll define product requirements and facilitate delivery for an exciting web application used to manage cinematic canon for our Studio banners & stakeholders.

- Working closely with the Product Owner to shape the product's future road map, you will ensure that technical & creative partners stay focused on delivering what matters most for the product's continued evolution.

- In this role, you will flex your innovative problem-solving skills and excellent sense of organization to communicate effectively across development, design, and product teams.

- The ability to bring clarity to a complex product and articulate solutions clearly to cross-functional stakeholders is key to your success on this team.



Role & Responsibilities

- Effectively translate strategic product needs into user stories, business requirements, and other features for a team of developers to implement

- Work closely with Design and Development teams to establish a clear, priority-driven flow from visual design ideation to technical implementation

- Resolve roadblocks and drive strategic decisions while facilitating daily standups, grooming's, and sprint planning meetings (and demonstrate strong judgment by communicating/escalating issues to leadership where necessary)

- Preserve the integrity of the product's vision by synthesizing input from various stakeholders and helping teams prioritize work accordingly

- Balance the product's operationalized maintenance with its evolving road map, and ensure that work being delivered adheres to agreed-upon scope while maintaining the flexibility to adapt as needed

- Create reliable forums for receiving and addressing product feedback from internal users across many lines of business



Project/Web-based graph app name: "Cannon Map": Marvel, Lucas, Pixar, Disney

- Project: Cannon will allow for the Studios' banners to centralize all data/movie timelines to ensure Cannon for future film/TV development

- Reason: to build future movies; keep cannon important



Cannon -- means(in the film industry): fictional world; something is true

Required Skills & Experience

- 4 plus years of experience in product management on complex software products

- Fluent in Agile software development methodologies and best practices, as well as a solid working knowledge of Jira and Keynote

- Experience in bringing together developers, designers, and/or other cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality operationalized software applications

- Proven ability to balance many competing lines of stakeholder input in order to prioritize product road maps & delivery timelines

- Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

- Bachelors, or equivalent work experience

- Onsite in Burbank 4 days per week. Local candidates only(Burbank Studio Lot)

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

- Experience at the intersection of creative & technology(Studio Media/Entertainment industry experience or potentially gaming)

- Experience working with graph databases

- Experience implementing machine learning capabilities into software products

- Enthusiastic about storytelling

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.