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Senior Product Manager

at Songbird in San Francisco, CA   —   Mar 29, 2014   |  
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Overview
Songbird has been named to FastCompany's Top 10 Music companies for Innovation!

Check out the story.

http://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2011/top-10-music.php

Since 2006 Songbird has been pioneering new ways to listen, acquire, manage, discover and share your music experience. Today, Songbird seamlessly integrates various Internet e-commerce and media services with Songbird's industry-leading media software, providing our partners and end-users with an open, flexible platform for enhanced entertainment. We're currently building a rock-star team to help us take digital music experiences to all kinds of devices, from smartphones and tablets to PCs, TVs and beyond.

Songbird is headquartered in San Francisco.

We are hiring an experienced, consumer-focused Product Manager ready to take hands-on ownership of the day-to-day definition and project management of Songbird, our flagship product.

You know digital media consumers better than they know themselves. You demand elegant design and simple solutions fit for everyday use. You know DMCA and DRM, and meta-data from microformats. You’re comfortable engaging novice users and collaborating with engineers. You excel in distilling product concepts into focused, prioritized use cases, and marching those priorities through a development organization to launch.
Responsibilities
Monitor digital media market dynamics and identify customer needs and trends.
Translate market needs, business goals and feature concepts into prioritized user scenarios and product requirements.
Collaborate with UI design and engineering as the end users’ champion in the design and implementation of Songbird features.
Evaluate and accept final feature designs and implementations, engaging other stakeholders as appropriate.
Shepherd product features through our modified-agile design and development process, from concept to release.
Contribute to the formation of the company’s overall product roadmaps and feature prioritization.
Perform other activities as may be specified by the position’s supervisor from time to time.
Experience
3+ years product management or product design experience in consumer software (agile development experience a plus)
Innate and educated grasp of the digital media marketplace and relevant technologies
Superior ability to channel the expectations of our customers
Excellent communication and people skills
Highly organized, focused and detail-oriented self-starter
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
Love of music and media
High level of professionalism, passion, ethics, confidence and commitment
Education
BA/BS, preferably in Product Design, HCI or similar (CS degree or MBA a plus)
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