Product Director - Services & APIs at Discovery Digital Media

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Position Summary

We are looking for a Director of Product to provide leadership for the services/apis that power the direct to consumer subscription products being developed at Discovery, Inc. . Reporting to the VP Product, Platforms & Services you will be tasked with leading product initiatives focused on growing our direct to consumer subscription business.

 

The ideal candidate is customer obsessed, collaborative, and data driven. The candidate is a highly effective communicator and can build trust with all areas of the business. We value passionate product management that drives with discipline and attention to detail.

Responsibilities

1. Lead product for service initiatives from definition through delivery focused on improving the end to end integration of content and customer experiences for Discovery’s Direct to Consumer products
2. Discover opportunities worth pursuing through rapid experimentation via product discovery and design thinking methods
3. Manage, coach and continuously inspire a team of PMs, fostering a culture PMs who are consumer obsessed, data driven, seek to continuously learn and operate with a bias to action
4. Collaborate and coordinate with engineering, design, editorial, marketing, product leadership, analytics and insight teams on objectives and business requirements
5. Assist and manage planning and prioritization to ensure maximum value is delivered, operating with a sense of urgency
6. Synthesize market changes and technology improvements into actionable improvements through market research and competitive landscape and offerings
7. Communicate a clear set of consumer needs at all times to drive key decisions and prioritization

Requirements

* 8+ years of experience in digital product management with a track record of delivering subscriber based consumer products that customers love
* Deep understanding of SaaS application architecture and experience in building and/or using APIs to integrate systems at scale
* Exceptional analytical skills, with experience analyzing and rapidly conducting experiments to optimize product conversion
* Experience creating services/apis for a wide variety of platforms including web, mobile devices, and OTT video devices such as AppleTV, Roku, and FireTV
* Deep empathy for customers and other humans
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Strong experience with analytics and user research to drive decisions
* Ability to make quick decisions to solve complex technical and operational challenges
* Experience with product discovery, design thinking, lean product a plus
* Experience as an engineer, data analyst or user researcher a plus
* Operates with a bias to action

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

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