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LA Product Manager, Zoic Labs

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Zoic Labs is an advanced visualization software company focused on the intersection of big data, narrative, design, and emerging technologies.

Since 2002, we've developed software and virtual production tools for Zoic Studios, a multi-platform storytelling company with emphasis on high-end computer graphics for film, television, and gaming.More recently we're building proprietary products and platforms, and provide UI/UX Design, agile software development R&D, and consulting services for a diverse range of private companies, as well as the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. 

Collectively, Zoic has 400 employees, with offices in Los Angeles, Vancouver, and New York City. Our team has earned 8 Emmy Awards, 8 Visual Effects Society Awards, among others, for visual effects in movies such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, and television series’ such as Game of ThronesHomelandCSI, and Battlestar Galactica.

Product Manager

The Product Manager will work closely with the Zoic Labs leadership team, software development team, and clients to develop advanced software products with a focus on data visualization, UI/UX design, web applications, and VR/AR/MR.

This position will involve working on public facing B2B products as well as government focused products for the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be self-directed, while collaborating closely with a very diverse team.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the full product lifecycle from conception to launch. 
  • Work directly with customers to determine their needs and define specific features. 
  • Manage a variety of work which may include more than one concurrent project involving diverse and complex technical issues and creative content.
  • Communicate progress on projects and related tasks regularly to ensure stakeholder awareness, internally and externally.
  • Ensure products conform with customer program requirements, including technical tasks, schedules, costs, reporting, and facility/infrastructure compliance.
  • Ensure products meet a high standard of quality and meet customer needs. 
  • Assist in developing and orchestrating demonstrations and presentations.
  • Build strong and productive relationships across the organization and with remote customers.
  • Anticipate all needs for meetings such as conference rooms, teleconferencing arrangements, travel details, catering, meeting notices, attendee confirmations, materials and presentations.

Key Qualifications:

  • Experience specifically in the management of software products. 
  • Must have experience as a Product Manager delivering multiple projects end-to-end with small to medium sized cross functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technical subjects quickly, communicate effectively, and appreciate technical subtleties.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate successfully in an ambiguous environment with flexible infrastructure and process, with a positive attitude.

Desirable Qualifications (not required):

  • Experience managing software products with graphics and/or visualization related features. 
  • Knowledgeable of the Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR), North American Classification System (NAICS), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • BS in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent experience), with 3-5 years of experience managing software feature development from concept to an executable set of designs, requirements, and acceptance criteria.
  • Security clearance
  • Experience managing projects that involve: JavaScript, React-Redux, Elasticsearch, WebGL, C++, C#, SQL/NoSQL, Docker, Unity, HTC Vive, Magic Leap, Cesium, Python

Additional information

  • Zoic Studios Los Angeles and New York participates in the eVerify program
  • This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive across our different openings we regret that only those selected to interview will be contacted
  • We also serve the best homemade guacamole in Culver City.

Security Clearance:
Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant may be required to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. *US Citizenship is Required. 

*Please no 3rd Party Employment or Staffing Agency solicitations. Please do not contact our employees directly through phone, email, or any online platform.  

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