Principal Product Manager

Product Team | San Francisco

We are looking for highly-motivated individuals who can create, manage, and maintain our products. This is a senior level position for individuals who have experience guiding a high-performance engineering team through multiple product iterations, roadmap planning, feature assessment, and task level management. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of the technologies we use as well as a knack for creating simple, usable products. This individual should be familiar with the product development process, trade-offs between engineering and design decisions, high-level technical implementation, and sprint management.


  • Work with design and engineering team to deliver high quality products
  • Schedule milestones and task deadlines and allocate resources accordingly across multiple projects
  • Communicate with stakeholders while prioritizing feature and release deliverables
  • Define and iterate on specific workflows and product feature requirements 
  • Run regular sprint meetings and plan sprint schedules against feature requests and time tables
  • Drive user acquisition and metric-driven growth


  • Bachelor's degree at top-tier university
  • 3-5 years working with engineering teams
  • 3+ years working as a product manager
  • Experience working in rapid delivery environments
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders
  • Start-up experience is a plus
  • Engineering degree is a plus
  • Self-motivated, smart, innovative
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to speak the engineering language


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, and Commuter benefits
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Free lunches 4x/week
  • Pet friendly environment

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.  The company was founded in 2006 and now has over 700,000 paid subscribers and is a Top 10 SVOD service.

About Ellation, Inc.

Ellation evolved from the words constellation and elation. Inspired by constellation, we align groups of great content brands and programmers with passionate superfan communities. From elation, we endeavor to delight users. We believe deeply in premium video and see opportunities to create a more sustainable direct-to-consumer business model for content creators and programmers.  Ellation currently operates Crunchyroll and Creativebug, and will be launching a new offering in the near future.

Ellation is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and is funded by Otter Media, a Joint Venture between The Chernin Group and AT&T.