Product Manager

Culver City, California | Freelance | Job ID #47721 |
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Onward Search's client, a TV streaming content company, is seeking a Product Manager to join their team. You will keep on top of industry trends and technologies, and be prepared to apply them quickly along with the following skills and competencies.

You will report to the Director of Product and be responsible for:


  • Keep on top of industry trends and technologies, and be prepared to apply them quickly.
  • Conduct tests and experiments to validate or invalidate your assumptions and hypothesis.
  • Expert level knowledge of the platforms, technologies, and roadmap responsible for, specializing in new and upcoming feature sets.
  • Author detailed product briefs explaining the why and the what for a given initiative.
  • Relationship management with stakeholder including driving consensus and prioritization.
  • Drive design and requirement prioritization of the customer experience on smart TVs, set-top boxes, and game consoles.
  • Engage regularly with tech leads and program managers to define the scope and manage feature sets, sprints, and releases.
  • Proven leader who can execute high-quality user experiences and deliver products quickly in a cross-functional environment.
  • Create flow charts and user stories while working with solution design and UI/UX teams to ensure product optimization.
  • Work with project management/release team to ensure final products are built to the product specification and UI/UX specifications.
  • Ensure that all new features, enhancements, applications are viable across all territories/implementations.
  • Be accountable for your successes and failures, with the ability to be nimble and recognize when to pivot strategy in an always-evolving digital landscape.


  • BS, BA, or advanced degree in computer science, communications or related field, or relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in the digital media, advertising or entertainment fields.
  • 3-5 years of experience in managing subscription, heavy user acquisition or high-quality streaming services live or VOD, and mobile app experience.
  • Background in at least one of the following types of products: connected TVs, mobile devices, game consoles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on a diverse scope of concurrent projects requiring detailed analysis, creative/practical problem solving, and sound judgment.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Must demonstrate solid organization/communication skills.
  • Data-driven with exceptional attention to detail and familiarity with analytics tools such as Adobe analytics.
  • In-depth understanding of Agile software development methodologies, consensus building, stakeholder management and product management best practices to effectively manage multiple concurrent and dynamically changing efforts is essential.
  • Ability to secure cooperation and drive consensus across senior management and other departments as well as partners internally and externally.
  • Should be a movie, television, music and technology junkie.
  • Global experience not required but a strong plus.
  • Excited about the opportunity to get involved in developing and shaping an exciting range of existing and new streaming video products.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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