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MTV + VH1 Digital – Product Developer w/ WordPress Expertise

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    Director or Senior Manager, Product Development (Freelance or Contractor)

    MTV and VH1 Digital are seeking a senior product developer who will be responsible for product strategy, product planning and product development of their 10+ brand blogs. This candidate has experience in working on consumer-facing blog platforms and developing best-in-class consumer-facing products in the entertainment field. This role will work closely with various members of the following cross-functional teams: Design, Editorial, Production, Integrated Marketing, and Research across multiple brand blogs to identify and specify new product opportunities.

    • Oversee a redesign of a master template and custom WordPress plugins
    • Lead the migration of MTV blogs onto centralized WordPress-based blog platform
    • Develop and manage the product roadmap for the blog products with prioritized features and corresponding business cases
    • Optimize social media implementation for youth audiences
    • Partner closely with the engineering team to help determine the best technical implementation methods as well as execution schedule
    • Track product development, and develop product launch plans
    • Requires a bachelor’s degree with at least five to seven years of experience in the news, entertainment, or publishing fields.
    • Demonstrated success defining and launching high quality products in a consumer-oriented company
    • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
    • Strong understanding of customer-focused design and usability principles
    • Relevant hands-on knowledge in developer and platform product with a proven track record of product delivery
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships internally and externally
    • Strong organizational skills and an entrepreneurial drive

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