Producer

Disney Interactive Media Group - North Hollywood, CA

Posted 842 days ago
  • Experience
    Not Applicable
  • Job function
    Art/Creative, Other
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Entertainment, Online Media, Computer Games
  • Employer job ID
    40200BR
  • Job ID
    3132652

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Job description

We are looking for an experienced, creative and motivated Producer to help develop and maintain family-friendly video content experiences to be programmed cross-platform on Disney.com's network of sites. The Producer will use content curation, data analysis, and a keen understanding of the Internet zeitgeist to inform their programming decisions.

Responsibilities
A list of responsibilities includes:
  • Partner with Senior Producer to develop, execute, and manage the video programming plans for assigned channels
  • Partner with Synergy Partners to ensure company-wide promotional goals are met
  • Partner with Business Development team to identify, secure, develop, and manage third party licensors
  • Brainstorming original, engaging ways for our guests to interact with our site, Disney characters and stories, and the Disney brand
  • Continually assessing competitive web sites and analyzing community trends in order to help distinguish our site from competitors
  • Entering content programming into a proprietary content management system on a daily basis and publishing page updates to QA and then live
  • Daily interaction with an internal staff of artists to request content and promotional assets for assigned site sections
  • Curating/moderating community feedback to generate site content ideas and provide insight back to product teams.
  • Writing site documentation (proposals, project plans, programming plans, etc)
  • Collaborating with the Analytics team to ensure site traffic and engagement reports are delivered on a regular basis, and providing insight into those reports based on day-to-day experience with programming and guest feedback
  • Working with Disney.com's Revenue Operations team to ensure video content and pages are properly tagged to deliver on sold ad campaigns cross-platform
  • Understanding and conveying legal guidelines for children's web sites, such as FCC host selling, COPPA and CARU regulations
  • Coordinating site launches and/or traffic-driving events with the central teams of the Internet Group (Systems Engineering, QA, etc) to ensure optimum site performance

    Basic Qualifications
  • Experience curating content to maintain an editorial voice
  • Experienced product manager with knowledge of web site design, kids & teens online trends, technology, and production.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, managing several projects at once
  • Must be able to prioritize projects based on business and promotional goals
  • Ability to excel in a team environment with minimal supervision; must be a self-starter
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to work closely with artists, content developers, editors, engineers, and QA testers on day-to-day production, as well as other internal staff like directors, marketing, public relations, and lawyers
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate budgets and schedules
  • Great at relationship and people management.
  • Ability to analyze, track and report traffic and performance

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years project management or website production required, with experience in kids or branded content preferred.
  • A creative background is recommended, preferably in the entertainment industry.
  • Excellent writing/editorial skills
  • A working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Working knowledge of web and mobile video players; knowledge of the YouTube platform a major plus
  • Established communication, people, presentation and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in all major aspects of website design and production, specifically a working knowledge of flash-based production, XML, online video streaming and content management systems
  • Understanding and conveying legal guidelines for children's web sites, such as FCC host selling, COPPA and CARU regulations
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office suite of tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Word
  • Ability to learn proprietary production and tracking tools quickly

    Required Education
    4-year college degree or equivalent with work portfolio

    Additional Information
    This position is with the legal entity Disney Interactive Media Group.

    Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG), the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company, creates immersive, connected, interactive experiences across console, online, mobile and social network platforms to entertain and inform audiences around the globe. DIMG's mission is to deliver Disney content to fans, whenever and wherever they want it, through numerous interactive media platforms.

    Disney Interactive Media Group operates five global product groups:
    Disney Interactive Studios produces console and handheld video games for the Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®Portable, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment systems, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and the personal computer; Disney Online produces Disney.com and a portfolio of leading lifestyle websites for families, including Family.com; Disney Online Studios develops online virtual worlds, providing connected game-play experiences for children around the globe; Disney Mobile brings the best of Disney content to the mobile web, smart phone applications, and mobile games; in addition, DIMG manages a Disney-branded mobile phone service in Japan in association with Softbank; and Playdom produces best-in-class content for the rapidly growing platform of casual games on emerging platforms and social networks such as Facebook and MySpace.

    All five product groups work together to create a variety of connected, multi-platform entertainment experiences.
  • About this company

    Disney Interactive Media Group

    Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG) is a segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) responsible for the creation and delivery of Disney branded interactive entertainment and informational content across multiple platforms including online, mobile and video game consoles around the globe. DIMG core businesses include Disney Interactive Studios, which self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games, mobile games and interactive entertainment worldwide; and Disney Online, which produces the No. 1 Community-Family & Parenting Web site and an industry-leading suite of online virtual worlds for kids and families.

    Specialties


    Entertainment,
    Media,
    Studios

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