Principal Product Manager

Product, San Francisco, CA

FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. FANDOM provides the deepest level of entertainment knowledge possible, insider stories, the latest news, and a home for fans to engage and share their love for pop culture with others. As the largest entertainment fan site in the world, FANDOM has a global audience of over 200 million monthly uniques, representing more than 400,000 communities and fandoms.

About your role:

  • Determine vision, roadmap and goals for Fandom’s structured data taxonomy and knowledge graph
  • Partner with data science to leverage machine learning, crowdsourcing and content acquisition to build a large scale catalog and taxonomy for movie/TV/anime/video game releases, publishers, genres
  • Regularly work with stakeholders to assess needs and potential impact of projects
  • Collaborate with the platform architect and development teams to determine the best possible technical solutions
  • Analyze data and metrics to make intelligent decisions on optimizing our taxonomy models
  • Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Work closely with engineering teams to reliably deliver high quality software

We are looking for people who have…

  • 5+ years of product management / software development experience
  • Demonstrated experience building structured data systems at scale
  • Technical experience with large volumes of data and the challenges they present
  • Proven ability to use data to solve business problems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical and metadata information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proven ability to lead teams and work cross-functionally in a collaborative environment
  • Interest in solving challenges for a rapidly growing business
  • Familiar with Jira, project management methodologies, KPIs, OKRs, SLAs, techniques to measure impact, discover requirements and perform product retrospectives
  • Bias toward data and action, and can break down complex problems into steps that efficiently drive product development toward achieving OKRs
  • Most of all, someone who is smart, loves to do good work and inspire others to do good work, and deliver value to customers

Bonus points if you...

  • Experience with machine learning and natural language processing
  • Proven ability to tie Taxonomy delivery with customer-centric outcomes
  • Engineering background
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Experience with products localized into many languages for a world-wide user base and audience
  • Experience with highly engaged, scaled consumer products
  • Being a true entertainment (games, tv, and/or movies) fan

Benefits & Perks

  • Stock options
  • Annual Training Budget per Employee
  • The possibility of working visits to our offices globally; Poznan, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Cologne and London
  • Gym Membership or Extra Health Care or Cafeteria Program Options
  • Periodic Team Lunches and Happy Hour
  • Full pantry complete with coffee, a variety of drinks, cookies and healthy food options
  • Employee Interest and Hobby Groups supported by the company
  • Flexible working hours
  • International work environment with start-up culture
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