Director, Product Development - NBC Sports Digital
NBC Sports 25 reviews - Stamford, CT

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Role Purpose
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

    Basic Qualifications
  • 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

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through 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.

    Desired Characteristics
  • 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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