LongTail Video is recruiting for a Product Manager for JW Player for our NYC Office. We are looking for a creative, driven, and forward-thinking individual with excellent inter-personal skills. In this role, you will have end-to-end responsibility for the functionality of JW Player, from initial design through production support. Our ownership culture allows you to manage your own timelines, manage our products, all while being a part of the fastest growing tech industry out there--the online video space. Working as Product Manager at LongTail Video gives you an opportunity to interact with engineering, sales, marketing, support, and over 3 million customers--ranging from small scale to enterprise level.
In This Role You Will:
o Own the lifecycle of one or more of the JW Player client (scope, design, implementation, and support)
o Manage project timelines with tight deadlines, from start to finish
o Work on a cross-functional team to agree on business requirements and product direction
o Work with the engineering team to design functionality taking into consideration technical options/constraints
o Draft functional specifications to communicate with and guide our engineering
o Coordinate the release process of products -working with QA team and developer.
o Write product documentation for our website and to support our community
o Interface with our support team and rapidly respond to issues / requests Qualities We'd Like You to Have:
o B.S. or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, New Media, Business/Marketing or a related field
o Graduated from a top-tier university or technology program a plus
o Strong interest in technology
o Previous experience writing product or technical documents.
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Motivated, self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
Grit Matters - 13 months ago