Senior Product Manager, Entertainment & Media Solutions

Full Time
Main Location
San Rafael, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Autodesk, Inc. Has to Offer:

Autodesk makes the software and tools that help people imagine, design, and make a better world. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with their software. Autodesk offers their employees benefits like:

  • Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision/Life
  • Work - Life Balance
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • 6 week paid sabbatical every 4 years
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • A "week of rest" at year's end
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    Position Overview

    Autodesk has built one of the most impactful content creation software production teams in the world. We are seeking a Senior Product Manager to join us, focusing on the products in our media & entertainment business. In this role, you will be central to our success - a collaborator who bridges customer needs and engineering requirements with an eye towards an innovative future.

    Our digital content creation tools (DCCs) form the incredible software backbone of the entertainment industry. From modeling to animation to texturing, rendering, and VFX you will be a passionate advocate for the transformative features used in some of the most beloved video games, feature films, and animation productions around the globe.

    At Autodesk, our vision is to make media production better for everyone. We offer platforms, community, resources, tools, and processes that empower the future of productivity and creativity in media and entertainment. We enable content makers to inspire, educate, and entertain while empowering our employees to build a meaningful career with us. You will work within an inclusive culture that offers competitive and equitable salaries, generous benefits, exciting career growth opportunities, and a work-life balance.


    • Collaborate with product leaders on product vision, strategy and operational planning

    • Cultivate a developer community strategy with other product managers

    • Gather and analyze product requirements from users, customer advisory boards, product forums

    • Define technological workflows and contribute to the roadmap for major content creation tools and pipelines—in collaboration with the development team and central partners

    • Track global industry trends in content production and technology (e.g., video games, film, animation, etc.) and present to appropriate stakeholders on a recurring basis

    • Maintain close relationships with production artists and engineers, to understand their needs and to help drive optimal acceptance of designs

    • Identify and prioritize development needs, both internal to Media & Entertainment groups as well as partner groups

    • Evaluate technology delivered by Development for technical completion, performance, quality and compliance

    • Understand technical problems and drive design projects from concept through to development implementation

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 10+ years of experience in product management or product development

    • Ability to break down complex problems into user-focused solutions

    • Experience defining and tracking product metrics

    • Proven ability to handle multiple competing priorities, and ability to adapt in a flexible and fast paced environment

    • Must be able to think creatively and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills

    • Excellent communication skills, enjoy working with and presenting to both technical and non-technical audiences

    • Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable working within a large organization

    • Experience managing projects in a large organization

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in feature film development and pipelines OR in game development frameworks and methodologies

    • Experience working in an Agile/SCRUM development environment

    • Experience with web development on an industry scale cloud platform (e.g. AWS, Azure)

    • Familiarity with statistical analytics platforms and concepts

    • Experience with Maya, 3ds Max or similar DCCs/tools in production

    • A strong grasp of our competitors’ products, their strengths, weaknesses and target markets

    At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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    Senior Product Manager, Entertainment & Media Solutions
    Autodesk, Inc.