Third Party Platform TV Programmer, Video Services

Culver City, California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200406006
The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. At Apple, our best work happens when extraordinary people meet extraordinary opportunities. Together in that rare context, we craft products and experiences that change the world, quickly becoming parts of our customers’ lives they couldn’t imagine ever having lived without. We're looking for a technical project manager & programmer with SVOD experience. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to implement editorial features and business strategies across all 3rd party platforms. As the 3rd Party Platform Programmer in Apple's video services’s editorial group, you will play a pivotal role in crafting how millions of consumers around the world discover and enjoy the Apple TV app on 3rd party platforms. It's a particularly exciting time to join our team as we are committed to the notion that a story well-told, well-visualized, and well-experienced, on a rapidly-expanding digital platform, can change the lives of those it reaches for the better. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of incredibly hardworking people whose charter is to define, refine, uphold, and advance the experience of discovering and consuming the best content in the world on the Apple TV app.

Key Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in Project Management or Programming for SVOD.
  • Experience with web-based Content Management Systems
  • Ability to jump in and learn new tools; technically savvy with a deep curiosity for the limits of tools and processes
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to keep multiple priorities moving simultaneously
  • Exercise sound judgment and risk mitigation to create/modify delivery and project plans including use cases that fall outside the norm
  • Extensive experience in contributing to scale initiatives/projects with clear business impact
  • Exceptional ability to break down complex problems and evaluate possible solutions in previously undefined spaces
  • Excellent communicator, collaborator, and time manager with meticulous attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure and with strict time deadlines
  • The ability to build deep cross-functional relationships
  • A self-starter mentality (takes initiative)
  • Understanding editorial workflows, planning, and tools
  • Understanding the Apple ecosystem of services and hardware: (Mac OS, iOS, Apple TV, TV App, iTunes, etc.)
  • Being part of a high-profile content (music/tv/app, etc.) campaign implementation


The 3rd Party Platform TV(3PTV) Programmer role is a technical, tool driven role. You will work side by side with the 3PTV program manager who oversees overall editorial priorities and program roadmaps. You and the program manager will align closely with engineering PMs and Product Managers to ensure we are building scalable, effective solutions for the 3PTV editorial programming. You will proactively track business and marketing teams’ initiatives to ensure promotional programmings are up to date, correctly set-up, and ready to publish on time. As the programmer, you will have in-depth knowledge of our tools and will be expected to initiate tool enhancement conversations to optimize 3PTV programming as needed. Additionally, you will collaborate with Writers, Production and Localization teams to ensure all editorial assets are uploaded in time for our programming needs. Lastly, you will work with program manager to QA and test various 3PTV programmings on devices before launch as needed.

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