Multimedia Systems Project Manager

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jan 18, 2013
Closes
Feb 17, 2013
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
The Role
Bloomberg Media Group is seeking an experienced Project Manager with experience in digital media. The PM role will focus on products that support the media division's digital media creation, storage and delivery needs by working across our broadcast, syndication, web and mobile divisions.

This PM will help drive strategy, concept, and execution for multimedia products by providing tools & features that contribute to the best possible media/news experience for our customers. The selected candidate will manage the product life cycle from planning to execution, and ongoing improvements & enhancements of existing products. The incumbent will need to think independently while working across media verticals and influence cross functional teams without formal authority.

Responsibilities:
-Develop and manage concepts, business models, project plans, and roadmaps.
-Partner with engineering, syndication, sales, editorial and other teams to develop and manage products.
-Manage requirement and design creation for the products.
-Manage prioritization and trade-offs among features, user experience and performance.
-Proactively identify and resolve strategic and tactical issues.
-Independently drive product efforts for various media products.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
-Understanding of production workflows including editing, storage, metadata management, & online delivery.
-Understanding of Content Management Systems, Online Delivery Platforms and delivery mechanisms.
-Solid understanding of Digital Asset Management and best practices.
-Forward thinking ideas and opinions about creating the next generation of media storage and delivery systems.
-Strong ownership and capability to take a product from concept to reality.
-Ability to think critically about poorly defined problems and devise long-term solutions.
-Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
-Ability to think strategically and execute methodically; Strong team-orientation.
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is the norm.
-Ability to discuss the technical components involved with digital media creation, storage & delivery.

Qualifications:
-Demonstrated success defining and launching high quality products in a media company.
-3+ years recent/relevant experience as a project manager or business analyst in broadcast and online media environments
-Experience with Digital Asset Management systems and digital media formats including transcoding technology.
-Experience managing projects that power online and mobile media experiences.
-Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and excellent project management skills.
-Good understanding of customer-focused design and usability principles.
-Results-oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills.
-Experience documenting user workflows and creating future state workflows.

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