Program Director (El Segundo)

Location: El Segundo, CA, United States
Date Posted: 22-11-2018
As a Top 25 Great Place to Work recipient and AON Hewitt Best Employer, You.i TV is changing the way that viewers experience TV across mobile, tablet, streaming devices, game consoles, and Smart TVs. Interested in building the future of TV? We are actively recruiting a Program Director to join our world-class Services Team.
Client Program Director (Media app Development) at You.i TV:
You.i TV builds products that help media and entertainment companies deliver the best experiences for their customers on every screen. We are about to embark on one such large program for a major player in the media industry! We need a senior, experienced, Program Director to be our delivery leadership on the ground.
You.i is an incredibly creative company! We consider ourselves an “Art and Science” company. We are disruptors in the industry and we make what seems impossible, possible! Every day we integrate the best capabilities of design and technology. We need you to play a key role in integrating people, plans, and technology to execute on our vision! You are game changing, agent of change, working with our client to understand the importance of both “Who they are” and “What they do”.
What you’ll do:
  • You can cut through the complex noise of a multi-party, multi-million dollar, multi-platform program to focus on the key relationships and critical issues needed to make a strategic client successful in their product delivery and customer experience
  • You will launch a program for one of our largest and most strategic media clients, based in Dallas/ El Segundo
  • You will work in tandem with other vendors and systems integrators to define the program, build the team, and execute the plan while maintaining clear governance (incl. Status and Steering Committee)
  • You will lead the team ensuring all aspects of Program Governance, Project Management (Scope, Schedule, Quality, Risk) and Change management
  • You will build strong relationships at all levels across the program and into your team (stakeholder management)
  • You will be the primary escalation point for any issues that arise across the program
What you bring to the table:
  • You have managed complex multi-million dollar programs in a client-based environment
  • You have worked with Top Tier consulting firms or interactive agencies (including web, mobile, video, console, brand, and strategic consulting projects)
  • Your projects have spanned visioning, requirements, UX/ design, and development through to launch and successful adoption
  • You are commercially-aware from both a program and a client-value perspective
  • You are tech savvy - you live and breathe it
  • You’ve worked in an Agile, client development environment
  • You are a “people person” to your core and an artful negotiator
  • You are able to work at the executive and senior level, and be detail capable
  • You have excellent judgement and know just when to “dig in”
  • You hold yourself accountable for the success of the client, the program, and the production of agreed deliverables
  • You will have experience of multiple delivery models, including offshore and nearshore
What we can offer you:
  • Opportunity work work with Top Tier media brands and household names
  • Opportunity to travel to some pretty amazing places
  • Highly sought after Designers and Developers on your project teams - we are SO proud of our people!
  • Flexible work hours and stock options
  • A fun, engaging, and inclusive corporate culture and work environment
Distribution is the name of the game. TV & Media companies are in a race to reach as many viewers as possible on screens of all shapes and sizes. Which is why brands such as A+E Networks, AT&T, WarnerMedia, NBA, Warner Brothers, National Geographic, and Fox have already turned to You.i TV to develop and deploy their suite of TV applications.
You.i TV welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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