Cakewalk Product Manager – Virtual Instruments and Effects
Location: Boston, MA
Gibson Guitar Corp, the world’s premier musical instrument manufacturer and the home of
such preeminent brands as Gibson, Epiphone, Baldwin and Wurlitzer, is looking for Product
Manager – Virtual Instruments and Effects to join the Cakewalk Team. This position will be
based out of Boston, MA.
Cakewalk has an immediate opening for a creative, organized, and energetic self-starter to help
us create next-gen, market-leading music production software for Mac, PC, iOS, and Android.
As the Virtual Instruments and Effects Product Manager, you will apply your passion and deep
understanding of synthesizers and audio effects to design and deliver software that inspires
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create and own the product strategy for your product line to support the Company’s short- and long-term business goals.
Create detailed specifications for your products and features.
Drive the execution of your plans by motivating your team and solving all issues affecting their process.
Actively engage in the creation of your product’s messaging and market positioning.
Monitor customer adoption/sales and make timely product plan changes to solve issues.
Be the in-house expert of your products and the competition.
Educate and evangelize your products both internally and externally.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree is required.
Minimum of 2 years experience in the development of software applications.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Understanding of software development process, from definition to launch: design, application and installer development, documentation, localization, and testing.
Product Management Techniques, and their application in the Cakewalk environment:
UX design principles
Product life-cycle management
Product development methodologies (waterfall, extreme, Agile, etc.)
A thorough understanding of industry trends and new technologies/platforms.
A thorough understanding of the target market and customer.
An energized demeanor, responsive and organized.
*Gibson offers competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), vacation and paid time off.
To be considered, please send your resume and salary history in MS Word format by clicking the Apply Now button above.
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