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Product Manager, Dolby Atmos Content Creation

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Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: San Francisco, US Barcelona, 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 is seeking a best-of-breed product manager to lead the global development team that builds software development kits and products that enable creative professionals to produce Dolby Atmos content. As Product Manager, you will be responsible for a portfolio of high profile SDKs and products used in both Dolby solutions and in industry-leading digital audio workstations and video editing applications, for both post production and music workflows.  In this role, you will be the voice of the customer, synthesizing feature requests and business requirements into solutions for Dolby Atmos content creators. You will interact with stakeholders across multiple disciplines and geographies including engineering, marketing, legal, program management, and sales. You will also have regular exposure to external customers and partners. The ideal candidate should have a passion for audio, along with the ability to work both collaboratively and with a high degree of autonomy. You have the capacity to go deep with engineering when required but understand that your real value is your business acumen and strategic thinking in order to make tough priority decisions. The position reports to the Sr. Product Manager, Content Creation and can be based in either San Francisco or Barcelona.


Scope and Responsibilities:


  • Product Owner for one or more scrum teams; includes defining requirements, prioritizing the product backlog, and aligning your team to execute it
  • Cradle to grave product management responsibility for multiple products and SDKs
  • Work closely with partners who are integrating Dolby Atmos technology into their products to evangelize Dolby technologies, gather requirements, align roadmaps, and prioritize features
  • Conduct market research and be a key contributor to the overall strategy and roadmap for Dolby Atmos content creation
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other Dolby teams to track multiple upstream and downstream dependencies and ensure successful delivery of planned products




  • 3-5 years of audio product management experience, or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of at least one digital audio workstation or non-linear video editing application
  • Experience with software development kits, APIs, or command-line interfaces
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; comfortable presenting to groups of colleagues or customers
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • English technical language proficiency




  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or audio engineering
  • Proficiency with audio and video standards such as BWAV, MXF, and IMF
  • Experience developing and managing 3rd party partnerships
  • Experience working in an agile software development environment




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