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Autodesk Director of Product Management, Production Technology in Salem, Oregon

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Position Overview

We are seeking a Director of Product Management to join our Entertainment & Media Solutions (EMS) team to focus on our Production Management offerings on the Autodesk Flow Platform. Our solutions provide users the ability to manage VFX, Film & Games productions throughout the entire creative process.

This opportunity is for you if you're currently working on large scale & complex productions within Film, TV or Games industries and you possess hands-on experience and deep understanding of studio production processes. You also have working knowledge of how production management tools contribute to the final product. You are effective at representing the voice of our customers when devising and executing product strategies and roadmaps.

Experience within a previous Product Manager role or similar is valuable but not required as training will be provided.

As a Director of Product Management in Autodesk's EMS group, you will be at the forefront of defining, designing, and building the next generation of solutions and services on the Autodesk Flow platform for film, TV, and game-based workflows. You will meet with customers and our partners regularly to inform and validate our product strategy and roadmap. You will also lead and partner closely with internal teams to execute against our product strategy, ensuring we are prioritizing the workflows that will deliver the most impact to our customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leverage your film/tv/games production management domain expertise to define, champion and execute a holistic product vision for our Production Management solutions

  • Lead customer discussions, document insights to learn how we can make them even more successful with our technology and tools

  • Create and actively manage product roadmaps; clearly define and communicate priority workflows and enhancements and manage risks and dependencies

  • Translate problem statements and customer needs into story maps that will inform development priorities and plans

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams made up of Product Owners, Scrum Masters, UX designers, developers, and other key stakeholders to execute our product vision, within the Entertainment and Media team and the core Autodesk APS platform services teams

  • Provide learnings from continuous customer discovery and validation that supports iterative development

  • Balance long-term vision and big picture thinking with guidance and support of work currently in flight

  • Work with your cross functional team and executive leadership to set expectations and manage risks, dependencies, and trade-offs

  • Demonstrate collaborative leadership with leaders across multiple cross-product initiatives

  • Maintain current film/tv/games industry and competitive knowledge and knowledge of emerging technologies and trends

  • Engage customers and the industry through engagements such as customer councils, executive briefings, industry events, media support

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 7-10 years of experience in Film/TV or Games production studios , working closely with various stakeholders such as producers, technical directors, production managers and artists, etc. to drive projects from conception to delivery

  • Has an intimate understanding and point of view on customer problems related to production management and can effectively define solutions for task planning, resource management, and related activities

  • Experience with ShotGrid in VFX, Animation, or Game pipelines

  • Proven ability to lead cross functional teams on sizeable productions and/or projects

  • Strong cross-team collaboration skills

  • Ability to take and analyze data from lots of sources and made hard trade-offs

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation abilities both with internally with executives and externally with customers

  • Able to take very complex ideas and convey them in a concise and impactful manner


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