Product Manager, Editorial

Shutterstock is a growing, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment within a disruptive marketplace. Well positioned as the disruptive new leader in the digital content space, Shutterstock has the largest crowd-sourced digital content libraries in the world that includes images, vectors, music and video. We manage a library of creative building blocks for a broad, expanding customer base creating new opportunities with every new customer segment, globally.

We are seeking a product owner to lead the product development team of Shutterstock Editorial.This role is designed for a product person who has experience developing innovative new products.  The ideal candidate will have experience in media and entertainment (or related field)

Responsibilities:

  • Own the product backlog, defining acceptance criteria and prioritizing user stories
  • Drive product research and discovery process with the UX and research team, ensuring that research is focused on uncovering user problems and validating our proposed solutions
  • Work closely with UX to ensure that designs are aligned with product goals and strategy
  • Work closely with developers to manage scope and ensure that engineering efforts remain focused on continuously delivering high value to users 
  • Run the sprint planning and backlog meetings for your team
  • Analyze product usage data to evaluate value of delivered features and inform improvements
  • Review user feedback coming from research and customer support, incorporate into prioritization decisions, and share insights with stakeholders
  • Balance ongoing improvements with new feature development and research
  • Communicate with stakeholders in product, marketing, engineering, and customer service
  • Work collaboratively with design and engineering to set release milestones, coach the team to meeting those goals, and keep stakeholders updated on the progression towards major releases

Basic Qualifications:
  • Experience leading teams that develop user-centric applications
  • Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions
  • Experience managing and leading a development team to meet aggressive goals
  • Experience working within a platform scale product development organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A passion for understanding user's workflows
  • Ability to inspire confidence and excitement in our product plans and objectives
  • Ability to synthesize different points of view and present them as a unified plan

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V


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