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Senior Product Manager

Capture One

If you want to know more about the job
you can contact:

Anne-Sofie Majlund
+45 2859 9878
anne-sofie@marchermarkholt.com

Senior Product Manager for Capture One

Capture One (part of Phase One A/S) is looking for a Senior Product Manager dedicated to the ongoing evolution of Capture One’s award-winning imaging software products. A position that will be responsible for securing the continued growth of Capture One by reaching and understanding the single user market and developing superior high-end photography products and features that appeal to high-end enthusiast photographers.


About Capture One/Phase One

Established in the early 1990s, Phase One is a true digital photography pioneer with a passionate commitment to image quality excellence and creative freedom. The company is a world-leading provider of medium format digital photography systems and imaging solutions for professional photographers and industrial applications.

From this Phase One has developed Capture One, the award-winning professional choice in image editing software. The software offers fast and powerful RAW conversion, image editing and asset management. Capture One is the no-compromise choice in image editing software. Capture One’s offices are located in Copenhagen, Denmark, where they embrace the high demand for Scandinavian design excellence. They are dedicated to delivering the best image quality and user experience, and through their commitment to serve and support worldwide customers, they now have offices in New York, Tokyo, Cologne, Shanghai and Tel Aviv, as well as expert teams of global partners.
  They aim to deliver nothing less than the best solutions and products for all their customers and to give them an extraordinary experience with Phase One/Capture One. To strengthen Capture One’s development and positive momentum within the industry, they are now looking for an ambitious Senior Product Manager to secure their continued growth within the single user market.



The position
As Senior Product Manager for Capture One, the job areas will span from identification of opportunities in the B2C market to portfolio gaps and translating these into value propositions and product concepts. You will be a part of a cross-functional matrix team, combining product, technical and market knowledge with a commercial insight. This includes ensuring that solution approaches are developed from the right market and customer insights, and also making sure that concepts are defined based on a clear understanding of the technical requirements.

You will be responsible for one of the business to consumer product lines: Capture One Brand or Capture One Express depending on best match through your close continued dialogue with the VP of Software Business, internal stakeholders, technology partners, e-commerce studio managers and photographers.

Work tasks will also include:

  • Provide direction for the product development of overall Capture One together with the rest of the PM team, and either Capture One Brand or Capture One Express
  • Develop customer discovery – you know how to listen and exhibit deep empathy to customers and gather insight on customer experience and needs
  • Strengthen and maintain your relationship with stakeholders, technology partners, studio managers and photographers for the advancement of the B2C product line
  • Maximize the revenue and margin for B2C product line
  • Develop and implement the vision and strategy for the B2C product line
  • Capture insights and pain-points. Mature and prioritize ideas and turn them into clear concepts, user stories and commercial opportunities
  • Partner with R&D teams and product owners to scope out features and ensure that product needs are managed effectively through the delivery phases with the right commercial priorities
  • Communicate new releases and changes to relevant business functions such as marketing, R&D, support, etc.
  • Monitor and document the competitor’s position and rank in the market
  • Monitor and document new market and technology trends
  • Travel to related events, tech partners as appropriate


Your profile
As the new Senior Product Manager for Capture One, you have both a commercial and consumer-oriented mind- and skillset and come with at least 5 years of experience from another relevant commercial oriented product development role. Furthermore, it is expected that you as a minimum, hold a commercial or marketing bachelor’s degree or similar.

You will succeed in this field, if you can strengthen and maintain the relationships with the customers and stakeholders, as well as motivate the Phase One R&D teams and stay focused on your goal — that is to bring the Capture One B2C product lines you are representing into the highest place in the market.

You are comfortable interacting with all types of photographers from entry level amateurs to high-end demanding professional photographers, which requires a strong belief in own capabilities, but also the ability to show respect and balance expectations with all parties. There will also be a lot of sparring with management, R&D management, marketing and the Product Team about product strategy and product execution, as you will be involved on the strategic level – and must be ready to execute with a hands-on approach on the tactical and operational level.

You are a self-driven person who is organized, can work under pressure and has very good communication skills. You possess great understanding of working with the B2C segment. 

Needed skills:

  • Product Management best practices – you are familiar with strategic and prioritization frameworks, metrics, go-to-market tactics, and pricing approaches
  • Leadership - You lead by example and help others grow. You inspire and bring out the best in others. 
  • You can demonstrate at least 5 years of professional experience in product management role
  • Good consumer insights and understanding of working in a B2C framework
  • Have the courage to speak your mind with the ability to convince and motivate the people around you
  • Ability to understand and channel multiple points of view across many different functions and roles. You think holistically and empathize well, while retaining a clear sense of own opinions and objectives
  • At home with keeping an eye on the competitive landscape and analyzing the market mechanisms as well as following market trends
  • Preferably a personal interest in photography 
  • Strong public speaker


Interested?
If you want to know more about the job you can contact Anne-Sofie Majlund on email: anne-sofie@marchermarkholt.com or phone: +45 2859 9878