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Product Manager, Multimedia and Interactives

About the Role

Are you passionate about the sophisticated multimedia journalism projects and San Francisco? If so this will be the perfect job for you! The Standard, a media startup covering SF, is seeking a product manager to own multimedia experiences for a wide range of data visualizations and related projects. In this role, you will own multiple projects intended to showcase the Standard’s technical and journalistic prowess. You will work with reporters, editors, designers and software developers to determine requirements and possibilities for our interactive projects, which will include statistical visualizations, maps, video, and other things we haven’t thought of yet.

Job requirements

  • You are are excited about The Standard, and share our mission to help people know their city
  • Experience writing for a publication
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to adapt to change in a daily, unpredictable news production environment.
  • Experience managing and delivering complex technical projects, such as experience in product management  or adjacent experience 
  • Solid understanding of layout, typography, and storytelling techniques, and modern user experience for web applications. Demonstrated ability to create presentations that intelligently incorporate audio, video, still images and text
  • Ability to convey interactive story ideas and complex interactions with wire-frames or prototypes.

Nice to have

  • Experience with frontend web development 
  • Experience with UX design tools
  • Experience implementing video, audio, photography, and game mechanics
  • Experience at the intersection of technology and journalism preferred
  • Strong portfolio of design work

About The Standard

Our mission is to help San Franciscans know their city. Through our reporting, content, and products, we aim to inspire anyone with a stake in San Francisco to better understand, connect with, and relate to the things that make S.F. tick. Whether it’s an obscure permitting process or the mom ‘n’ pop store that opened down the street, we want to help people feel more connected to San Francisco through high-quality, trustworthy, and accurate reporting and coverage.

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t fit the conventional requirements of the job. 


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