Director, Technical Project Management

Job Number: R10009826
Brand: FX Networks
Job Type: Marketing
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: November 11, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

FX Networks

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director of Technical Project Management, Digital Media Marketing works with multi-disciplinary teams across FX, external vendor partners and units across the company to support best-in-class digital marketing, brand experiences and services for the network suite (FX, FXX, FXM). The role supports the network’s branded consumer facing services via online, mobile and connected devices, digital marketing experiences, new technology and platform integrations, as well as team applications that increase overall efficiency of the Digital Marketing group.

Responsibilities:

  • Defines project requirements and acceptance criteria including communicating detailed project objectives, milestones and deliverables gaining consensus from stakeholders and vendor partners
  • Ideates, plans, executes and successfully delivers on concurrent technology projects overseeing external vendors and working with internal business units
  • Provides leadership in developing business requirements and is a technology lead at the network defining technical architecture for web, handheld devices and connected platforms
  • Oversees project status including budget management and reporting, removing impediments and escalates issues to leadership as required
  • Establishes project communications and approved workflows with vendors and other cross-functional teams
  • Leverages Agile methodologies leading vendors on a daily basis to the successful delivery of projects
  • Leads daily scrums, sprint planning, retrospectives, platform demos and oversees backlog grooming
  • Ensures the use of best practices while applying learnings from past projects to improve our process
  • Proactive, multifaceted, capable of working on concurrent projects and able to communicate effectively while collaborating with members of the FX Multi-platform Marketing team, cross-functional support organizations, vendors and executives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a technology focus required
  • 5+ years’ experience technical project management for web applications for a consumer facing internet, agency or entertainment company required
  • 5+ years’ experience in managing highly scale-able web and/or enterprise software projects required. Media or entertainment industry experience is a plus.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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