The Product Development Director is responsible for defining the product road for the NBC Sports digital properties product catalog with the overarching goal of providing an excellent user experience and value. This position will also be charged with ensuring high quality standards and delivering innovative solutions across all platforms.
Lead rapid prototyping and piloting of new sports fan experiences across multiple platforms.
Drive a dynamic and multi-disciplinary team to validate hypotheses and new product concepts
Integrate broad knowledge of product concepts in emerging spaces (e.g. video, mobile, tablet) to develop viewpoints that inform internal development.
Translate business strategies into product concepts, prototypes, and pilots that engage our customers and provide value in a competitive landscape.
Partner with external agencies to develop new products concepts and designs
Define and document new product requirements and roadmap
Work with technology teams to create functional / tech requirement
Conduct gap analysis, oversee the build of new products
Conduct and synthesize competitive analysis / research to help inform future product roadmap
Minimum ten (10) years of product development and project management experience
Experience with various product types, including: web sites and mobile development and design
Strong knowledge of web development technologies
Demonstrated drive for superior results and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Excellent thought leadership, strategic, analytical and forward-planning skills
Highly collaborative team player with talent for influencing large, cross-functional teams
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Proficiency in MS Project / Power Point / Excel / Visio
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #7852BR)
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Ability to self-start, self-manage, and meet deadlines
Possess a passion for digital media, entertainment industries and sports.
Ability to partner with other departments (Business Development, Sales, Technical) to complete projects on time.
A creative and an innovative individual who able incorporate best practices and develop new concepts
Enjoy a fast-paced environment that provides regular challenges.
A dynamic leader who will rally the team and get stuff done in a highly collaborative manner.
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