Xsens zoekt Product Manager – 3D Character Animation
Door: Edwin van het Bolscher, 26 november 2019 Enschede - Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitively and entrepreneurial by heart. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.
In order to sustain our growth and realize our ambitious growth plans we are looking for a Product Manager – 3D Character Animation
As a Product Manager you are the linking pin between the market and our groundbreaking technology. The main objective of the role is to develop and manage the product roadmap for the 3D Character Animation market and take them to the next level, while working for leading clients in the film and gaming industry, such as Industrial Light & Magic, Ninja Theory, MPC and Ubisoft. You will be responsible for analyzing and reviewing the product line. Furthermore, you will work on initiating, positioning and managing new product development ideas and act on new product development requests. You will work closely with both our engineering and commercial department in order to grow the business together.
Location: Enschede, the Netherlands
Develop a deep understanding of the users and the context of use
Generate product ideas, create business models based on market research, customer visits and voice of the customer
Drive product vision and define roadmaps to create value for users and grow business
Work closely with key customers, sales and engineering to write and define the market requirements
Carry out complete product launches
Provide input for the creation of publications, promotions and sales materials
Follow tech trends in VFX, Game Development and Broadcast
Training the sales team on new products and features
Xsens is looking for an independent and action-oriented product manager with a passion for animation and graphics. Someone who can develop and maintain productive relationships both externally and internally to achieve the best product/market fit. You have a deep customer empathy and a passion for delivering amazing customer experience.
Professional and intellectual capacities at academic or higher professional education level
Experience in the animation industry is highly preferred
3+ years product management or product development experience
Attention to detail while being decisive
Strong analytical skills
Excellent technical and communication skills in English
A result oriented, highly motivated, enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work independently
The ability to travel
Offer Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company. Our team can be characterized as spontaneous and driven, with a passion for technology and a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.