Job ID 764014BR Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States; Glendale, California, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International
The DTCI Product Platform Management team is responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of our software products and platforms by providing cross-functional leadership between key stakeholders, engineering teams, business relationship managers, program managers and other product management teams. This team establishes roadmaps, delivers technical requirements and helps prioritize the investments we make in our enterprise products and content delivery platforms.
As the Senior Manager, Product, this person will be responsible for creating the strategy and executing against the product vision, directing tech product priorities and working across business teams to ensure the highest quality master data integrity. As the lead point of contact for these products, this role will be responsible for creating the strategy with guidance from senior management, identifying and organizing appropriate resources and executing on a day-to-day basis. This role will be the main POC for all product owners and handle escalations from within and outside of DTCI for all relevant stakeholders.
The person who takes on this role will have the unique ability to form and norm the team we realign our business needs and product offerings to DTCI’s mission with an especial focus on supporting our Direct to Consumer platforms (Disney +, ESPN+, Hulu). In addition, this role develops new strategies and conducts development in close partnership with Engineering, Design, Project and QA, from product strategy, to green lights, to feature specifications, schedule calculations, core development, prototyping, beta iteration, launch, and the ongoing releases of significant updates.
This person takes a key role in the design of the products, ensuring the highest quality user experience, brand consistency, and most importantly, the highest quality execution of the end-user experience. This role will be responsible for tracking the development of the team’s products and live ops performance, ensuring deliverables are met in a timely manner and will present frequently to executive staff on initiatives and progress. This position also sometimes engages with outside development vendors.
We are looking for multiple, experienced product managers or product owners who have led teams and who have expertise in one or more of these areas:
Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, 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+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with ESPN Technology Services, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.
ESPN Technology Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.