Digital Product Developers

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 15, 2013
Closes
Feb 14, 2013
Contact
Ms. Allison Elfenbein
Duration
Full Time
Wenner Media is seeking Digital Product Developers to join its rapidly growing digital team. Working across their brands (Rolling Stone, Us Weekly and Men’s Journal), the Product Developers will be responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including: creating and prioritizing product and business requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with editorial, design, production, engineering, and sales to ensure business and user satisfaction goals are met.

Responsibilities:
•Understand and translate business objectives into compelling products
•Work collaboratively with teams to define UX specifications, prioritize features, build consensus and coordinate product schedules across multi-discipline teams
•Create product requirement documentation including user experience materials (wireframes, user flows, prototypes, functional specs, etc.)
•Facilitate communication throughout the product development process between a variety of internal teams including editorial, production, design, engineering, and executive stake holders
•Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to ensure products satisfy user needs
•Understand and implement SEO best practices from content and technical perspectives
•Maintain awareness of advancements in the UX and product development communities
•Act as a product evangelist within the company

Qualifications:
•Must have built interactive digital products previously in the entertainment and/or publishing arena
•Must have experience developing product for mobile and tablet devices
•Must have acting knowledge of presentation layer technologies
•Must have a passion for creativity and a desire to innovate
•Must have a strong sense of best practices for product development
•Comfortable with both traditional development methodologies and Agile Development
•Strong leadership and project management skills
•5 + years’ experience developing digital product
•Bachelor's degree
•Expertise in mobile is a plus

Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Please send your resume, salary requirements and cover letter via email hr1@wennermedia.com with Digital Product Developer in the subject.

Please send your resume, salary requirements and cover letter via email hr1@wennermedia.com with Digital Product Developer in the subject.

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