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Director/VP of Product

Product | Singapore, Singapore | Full Time

Job Description

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with more than 32 million viewers a month watching the world’s primetime TV and movies, subtitled in 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 600 million words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Reporting to the CTO, this high-impact role offers the unique opportunity to define and execute product strategy for the next great global entertainment company. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with executive team to develop and drive over-arching product strategy
  • Establish and drive strategic product roadmap that will further differentiate Viki and drive exponential results on web and mobile platforms
  • Manage, lead and grow the existing product team to successfully scale with the volume and growth of Viki’s evolving product
  • Drive the entire product lifecycle, from conception to launch, along with post-launch analysis and improvements
  • Develop a clear and rigorous process to identify market need for new offerings and services
  • Partner successfully with Viki’s growing engineering team to craft a vision for future products
  • Define, measure and improve key product metrics


  • Bachelors degree from a leading university
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or Math preferred
  • 7+ years of success building, managing and scaling product teams
  • Early adopter and passionate user of technology with experience developing mobile and/or social platforms and applications
  • Natural leader with a strategic mindset, strong negotiation and communication skills and a sophisticated understanding of the media industry and technology
  • Proven ability to work and execute cross-functionally to accomplish objectives and successfully manage multiple competing senior stakeholders
  • Proven ability to define process strategy, communicate the plan across the organization and deliver a solution that is highly scalable
  • Ability to address tactical issues in the short-term while maintaining strategic vision for the long-term
  • Love of travel and other cultures
  • Experience working with teams and departments across time zones
  • Ability to travel at least 10% of the time
  • Ability to speak more than one language preferred

This is a unique and excellent opportunity to join a very small team and make a difference as we 100x growth. We’re small but diverse, with more than 25 nationalities and 40 languages represented among our 70+ employees. Come break down barriers that stand between great entertainment and fans everywhere.


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