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Oriental Dream Works Recruiting Digital Product Manager

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Digital Product Manager

DreamWorks Animation is developing new and innovative products using tools and technology built for feature animated film production. We are seeking a highly-skilled Product Manager to join an early-stage team that is developing a new line of applications for mobile, tablet and PC platforms. This is a hands-on role participating in all aspects of the development process with responsibility for defining, documenting and executing product vision.
Manage online web & mobile app creation and deployment. Own product development phases from definition and creative to engineering, testing and final build working closely with internal and 3rd part agency/developer touch points.

Job Responsibilities

Own all product requirements and associated documentation for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Partner with artists, designers and engineers to deliver the product vision.
Participate in and contribute to an agile development framework.
Manage to budgets and schedules as defined by the business.
Manage relationships with 3rd party agencies developers.
Write projects briefs (collect research, deliverables, goals, etc) as needed.
Manage schedule with both internal and external milestones.
Develop basic wireframes and product requirement docs as needed.
Review & prioritize creative/manage assets and files.
Develop project estimates/statement of work.
Maintain accountability to the projects realistic scope.
Define and drive localization efforts.
Collaborate with internal and external partners and stakeholders as required.
Understand and document the competitive landscape for similar products.


Required Qualifications

5+ years of online and mobile digital product development experience.
Track record of deploying to market digital products tied to media/entertainment/game companies.
Creative thinker and problem solver with exceptional communication skills.
Proven ability to manage projects to completion, multitask, and work within tight deadlines.
3+ years relevant experience in revenue generating positions.
Verifiable experience working on mobile as well as PC platforms or in a role with similar responsibilities.
Self-motivated and able to function with limited oversight in fast-pace environment.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to capture and create requirements and planning documents.
Excellent project management skills and experience managing external partners.
High level of attention to detail.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment filled with ambiguity.
Comfortable wearing different hats when necessary.
A leader that values team success over individual accolades.
Experience with products and/or applications targeting under-13 audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior product management experience in gaming or animation industry.
-Ability to use analytics to provide insights into business needs.
Candidates need to have produced multiple iOS/Android and online consumer facing games and apps.
Willing to learn basic technical skills as needed.
Proficiency with Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite.
Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Google.
Ability to prototype using Unity a plus.

How to Apply

To submit your information, send your resume and cover letter to:

Please put the position name (or code if applicable) in the subject line of your email and include your resume and cover letter as attachments. Please put your First and Last name in the file name of each attachment.
We apologize that due to the volume of submissions we’re unable to personally respond to each applicant or inquiry. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you.
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