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Director Mobile Content Ecosystem

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Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: San Francisco, California, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.

 

 

 

Dolby Vison was launched into the market in January 2016 at CES. Dolby Vision since then has been established as the best in class HDR (end-to-end) ecosystem solution from camera to the playback display.  Dolby Vision™ is a transformative imaging technology that delivers a dramatic visual experience — incredible/refined detail, astonishing brightness, incomparable contrast, and captivating color- that brings entertainment to life via OTT online streaming, broadcast, UHD BD, and gaming applications. To date, Dolby Vision has been delivered in professionally produced content from Hollywood & Local Studios, OTT originals, etc. 

 

We are now introducing Dolby Vision Capture into the world of UGC/Capture content ecosystem. This takes us into an exciting new world where consumers and professionals from all walks of life may now for the first time ever capture, edit, watch, and share videos in Dolby Vision® (the movie technology loved by top filmmakers) all on one device.

 

If you think about how content captured on mobile devices is consumed and shared, it’s a vast ecosystem, spanning from simple file sharing to Social Media (think Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, etc), to services like YouTube, Vimeo, retail videos and websites, etc.

 

The Mobile Content Ecosystem Lead is responsible for the development and execution of our Dolby Vision mobile content strategy and business plan. You’ll lead a cross functional team to set the goals, formulate the strategy and oversee execution. Goal setting and strategy formulation encompasses both influential content creator space and content sharing outlets, often connecting the two to create demand and supply.

 

The ideal candidate needs to have a passion and understanding of what people do with mobile content, and how they create and use the videos to communicate in digital media, whether in social or professional use-cases, plus the latest trends in that arena. This person should also have understanding of how social media and content sharing businesses operate, and their needs in mobile content ecosystem. Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving abilities and ability to work in a cross-functional team is important. As this position interacts with virtually all elements of the whole the Dolby Vision products & partners, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to be exposed to and learn about the whole picture of business, products, and technology of this large initiative, Dolby Vision.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • You'll be responsible for making Dolby Vision the primary way people create and share video, generating revenue from mobile content ecosystem.
  • Leveraging billions of iPhone-captured Dolby Vision videos, you'll craft Dolby’s business strategy in the mobile content ecosystem: from creation, editing, and distribution of mobile content creation (iPhone captured Dolby Vision video as well as relevant content categories for major distribution platforms) to distribution platforms such as social media.
  • Develop value proposition for mobile content and distribution platform.
  • Working with Product Management, you'll  define market and product requirements.
  • Develop STP (segmenting, targeting, and positioning) for content creators, distribution platforms, and workflow and tools used from creation to distribution.
  • Lead the go-to-market strategy and execution for target content creators, distribution platform, and content creation, editing, and distribution tools ecosystem. 
  • Define all required pre-sales tools needed to convince partners to adopt our solution.
  • Partnering with marketing and product management, you'll be the Dolby Vision mobile content ecosystem feature evangelist.

 

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of hands-on business and product leadership experience working with mobile content creators and social media distributors.
  • Strong leadership skills, a passion for learning, strong oral and written communication and solid interpersonal skills are important for this role.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm for enhancing consumer experiences 
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to new environments, work in a fast paced environment, independently and collaboratively with diverse teams, both functionally and geographically.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.

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Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland