Director of Product

The Director of Production schedules and ensures proper utilization of organization’s facilities and personnel for production. Oversees all aspects of an organization’s production policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being a Director of Production determines the most efficient execution of production design including staging and lighting environment. Must perform work within strict media deadlines. In addition, Director of Production may require a bachelor’s degree. Typically reports to top management. The Director of Production manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a Director of Production typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.

Director of Product Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director of Product to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Engineering to define and refine product requirements;
  • Staff Management: Scheduling the day-to-day tasks and providing management and direction for full time and part time staff;
  • Advancing: Working directly with clients or colleagues to coordinate all aspects of the use of production department equipment or personnel;
  • Provide leadership and accountability to the Production Team of cinematographers, audio engineers, production coordinators and production assistants;
  • Daily Use: Manage the daily operations for equipment procurement, inventory management, and maintenance function;
  • In conjunction with Creative Director, approve ECO’s where form or functionality is affected;
  • Responsible for the distribution of service & event recordings to all mediums of playback;
  • Work closely with our QC team to check bulk materials against approved PP sample and packaging against customer requirements;
  • Guide the development of product vision, strategy, and roadmap for the complete Megaport product portfolio;
  • Encourage feedback and facilitate partnerships across video production lanes;
  • Become intimately familiar with the Source strategy and product lines;
  • Stay current with ever-changing developments in broadcast and AV technology;
  • Research competition and suggest new product ideas, product assortment, product positioning or adjustments to appeal to Source’s core target markets;
  • Analyze, determine and prioritize target customer, end-user and internal stakeholder needs;
  • Lead, grow and motivate a relatively newly established team of Product Managers.

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of an agile and scrum environment;
  • Ability to work autonomously and pick up concepts quickly;
  • Two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 4 year / Bachelors Degree (Preferred);
  • A knowledge of materials, and footwear experience is needed;
  • 6+ years of business/professional experience; 4+ years of product experience;
  • Experience with industry standard contracting, including AGMA, IATSE, and USA;
  • Physical work including baking, cooking, lifting, moving of large or bulky boxes and items, among others;
  • IT literate with intermediate or above understanding of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Mac OS, office tools typical of an office environment;
  • Additionally, a high level of competence in one or more of the following disciplines: lighting, sound, video and film technology;
  • Highly self-motivated with leadership qualities; an effective team player;
  • Work closely with our QC team to check bulk materials against approved PP sample and packaging against customer requirements;
  • Audit ready at all times, internal and external;
  • Experience managing initiatives at the countrywide or multi-state level preferred;
  • A drive to make things happen.