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Product Owner – Digital Ads

  • Salary: £75000
  • Sector: Tech
  • Sub-sector: Client Services / Production
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: London and South East

job description

My client are the first to market with a patented image-streaming technology that’s revolutionising the way images are published and monetized online. They’re now working with some of the world’s most prestigious image companies, publishers and brands on widespread adoption, and they’re on track to become the next tech unicorn.

Competitive salary | Annual bonus worth up to 50% of salary | Estimated options value on exit: £2m+

They are a dynamic and fast-growing company that’s dedicated to upholding the rights of image owners worldwide. Their vision is to redefine the way images are published and viewed online – and they need plenty of talented people to come on board and help them do just that.

They’re now looking to bring a talented Product Owner for Digital Ads into the company. The successful candidate will take full responsibility for their digital ads component, and with many moving parts, they’ll have to demonstrate a particular skill set. They’re looking for someone who can juggle a number of things at once, work under pressure, and communicate confidently with stakeholders at all levels. Quality assurance, integrations and ensuring compliance with necessary regulations will be a key part of this role, and they’ll expect the you to have an unceasing desire to stay up to date on the current trends and technologies in the Digital Ad space to ensure the product remains innovative and attractive to as broad an audience as possible.

You must have plenty of digital advertising / advertising operations experience and the role would also suit an individual with a strong product management background. Either way, you will be joining at a pivotal moment for the company, and will be rewarded with plenty of scope for growth, a fun and sociable team, and some exciting financial perks on top of a competitive salary.


What you’ll be doing

  • Working on the development of an innovative, high-quality ad-tech product integrated into our image viewer web component
  • Developing innovative contextual targeting solutions that may involve AI and natural language processing
  • Manage and troubleshoot integrations with demand platforms through server-to-server APIs, header bidding, PreBid and JS Tags
  • Liaising with third parties such as brand safety or anti-fraud partners
  • Working closely with ad sales, ad ops, data and engineering teams
  • Taking ownership of the product roadmap, plan features and upgrades
  • Writing product specifications and technical briefs
  • Follow the progress of work and address production issues during sprints
  • Constantly refining the product based on internal and external feedback
  • Carrying out all necessary QA of the product
  • Keeping track of industry trends to ensure our product remains innovative

What they expect from you


  • 3-5 years’ experience in digital ad environments, ideally in software engineering, project management or ad ops
  • A deep understanding of concepts such as DSP, SSP, open RTB, programmatic and header bidding
  • A technical background with knowledge of software development and web technologies, and the capability of producing relevant technical documentation
  • Bags of passion and drive, and a genuine desire to make things bigger and better
  • A positive, team-playing attitude – things only work when we all come together
  • The ability to juggle a number of projects concurrently
  • Superb analytical skills and an informed, proactive attitude towards solving problems
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken)



  • Hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle, ideally as Product Owner or Project Manager
  • Familiarity with agile development


Perks you’ll get to enjoy

  • Eligibility for our profit-share incentive scheme, with an annual bonus worth up to 50% of the salary
  • Generous company share option scheme, which is projected to be worth £2m+ upon exit
  • Plenty of hands-on personal and professional development – we want you to be the best version of you
  • Monthly social across our four global offices
  • Working with a multinational team of passionate creatives and development wizards
  • A MacBook Pro and all the tools you need to do the best job possible
  • Flexibility to work remotely


You must be able to live and work in the UK.

No sponsorship for this position.


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