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Mobile Product Specialist

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 144432 

 

BASIC PURPOSE:

Mobile Product Specialist will be responsible for teaming with developers, designers, business analysts, and 3rd party vendors to create, develop and launch show-specific mobile applications across the multiple OS platforms. The ideal candidate is both creative and technically adept and has a proven track record of achievement at the intersection of digital media and mobile technology.

 

Responsibilities include overseeing the creation of product requirements documents, user stories, acceptance criteria, schedules and supporting materials in partnership with design, content, technology, social, marketing and 3rd party vendor teams. The product manager provides day-to-day cross-functional leadership to ensure the timely delivery of projects which meet established feature, usability, content and quality requirements.

 

The successful candidate should thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, process-driven environment and be able to adapt and adjust plans on-the-fly. The position requires interaction with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders at various levels of the organization. Candidates must possess the ability and willingness to balance consumer needs with business priorities and articulate the rationale behind decisions. They must also have exceptional project management skills.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven track record of mobile application design, interaction, usability & social integration experience
  • Proven track record of experience developing for multiple mobile OS (iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows)
  • Proven track record of developing & launching entertainment-related web & mobile products
  • Existing / Established relationships with application developer partners
  • Thorough knowledge of prevailing and emerging mobile trends and technologies
  • 3-5 years of web, mobile web and mobile app product management experience
  • Solution oriented, highly motivated and proactive self-starter
  • Strong grasp of information architecture and user experience best practices (both web and mobile)
  • Well-rounded interpersonal skills, and experience interacting with diverse personalities
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Deep understanding of project management principles and best practices
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
     
     

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Serve as the ambassador for customer experience and end-user for mobile delivery
  • Apply knowledge of mobile OS and SDKs to drive the requirements and shape the device experience.
  • Create a highly engaging mobile application and device experience
  • Collaborate with and guide cross-functional teams to develop features that improve user experience, and support content, marketing, social integration, application best practices, and standards
  • Work closely and lead day-to-day activity of both internal and third-party vendor teams
  • Define requirements via stakeholder interviews, business drivers, competitive analysis & TV / entertainment industry research
  • Develop product documentation including user stories, acceptance criteria, specifications, wireframes, site maps, process flows etc.
  • Track and gather approved assets from multiple sources and deliver to project leads
  • Facilitate communication across all project phases and proactively alert senior management of changes to scope, timelines, resources and vendor management issues
  • Ensure proper integration and scalability of shared systems, products and tools
  • Manage and navigate the priorities of engineering, design, content and marketing while balancing resourcing and other constraints to arrive at an effective and timely solution
     

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or related field
    Experience:
  • High level of technical acumen to support mobile development
  • 2 years of mobile marketing experience
  • 2 years of experience supporting a senior manager
     
    SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    Skills:
    • Hard Skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office; familiarity with integrating various technologies to support marketing efforts
    • Soft Skills:  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong time management and organization skills, sense of urgency, keen attention to detail, and the ability to work under tight deadlines
      Typical Physical Demands:
        • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
        • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
      • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
      • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
         

Job Function(s): Corporate 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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