Director of Product Management; Platform Team Mindspark
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Mindspark is a leading digital consumer products company that builds, markets and delivers fun and useful ?digital snacks? -- popular interactive products that cater to a range of interests. Mindspark?s groundbreaking products are viewed by millions of users daily, and include games, virtual worlds, and a broad range of online experiences. Whatever new digital snacks our users are craving, you?ll join an incredible team that innovates and consistently delivers interactive bytes of goodness to round out our consumers? daily digital diets.
As an IAC company, Mindspark is part of a family including many of the most successful media and Internet brands in the world, including Match.com, Vimeo and about.com. Recently ranked fourth in Fortune magazine?s world's most admired companies list in the Internet Services & Retailing sector, we provide incredible career opportunities for our team in a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment.
Mindspark offers a world-class work environment with offices in both White Plains and NYC. This position is based at the Mindspark headquarters in White Plains, NY - a 5-minute walk from the Metro North White Plains station.
Mindspark?s platform team does not work on one product, but instead builds infrastructures to deliver hundreds of cutting edge products every year (both third-party and internally developed via a toolbar platform). Our software is already used by millions of people every day and is.being expanded to iOS and Android. If you are looking for fast development cycles, engagements with all the major Internet companies, autonomy, responsibility and creative control, there is no better place to be.
The Director of Product management for our platform team works very collaboratively with engineering, services, sales, marketing and account management and this role will be responsible for successfully aligning resources against one of the most important customer segments for the company.
Ensure that product vision is decomposed into operational projects and systems that map to business and technology goals
Develop the core software, tools, and API that support all our consumer products
Create features across all products that increase consumer engagement and retention
Develop road maps for new consumer touch points, such as Windows8 (Metro) and our mobile initiatives
Maintain communication among and between stakeholders and technology teams to ensure alignment of vision and implementation
Develop and maintain technical product roadmaps
Enable prioritization of technical product features amongst stakeholders
Anticipate and mitigate roadblocks and barriers to development
5+ years of experience with professional software product development
1+ years? experience with multiple full project lifecycles, from concept to delivery
Experience developing public APIs and Windows-based Client/Server applications strongly desire
You have a strong understanding of the Browser, Web and OS landscape
You have experience with large scale Content Management Systems
You have strong technical abilities and analytical skills, with deep understanding of the Internet, developer and platform space
Understanding of Direct Marketing and Lifetime Value models
Strong technical aptitude; programming background a plus!
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