Technical Marketing Director, Mobile

Location: Shanghai, China

Pixelworks' technology and solutions cover end to end, optimized video delivery that is true to its creator’s intent with a highly authentic viewing experience. Our innovations over two decades has resulted in a strong IP portfolio with over 365 patents (issued/pending) related to the visual display of digital image data. Our vision is that every screen, no matter how big or small, deserves the highest picture quality. This vision has driven us to develop technology that spans the range from digital projection systems and large flat panel displays to small, low power mobile devices. We also develop innovative methods to apply our core technologies to reduce overall system power and help reduce the bandwidth burden that comes with the display of HD and UHD video.

Overview:

Based in our Shanghai office, Pixelworks is seeking a Technical Marketing Director, Mobile for its rapidly growing mobile business. With the recent launch of 5G, the promotion of high-quality video has emphasized the need for an improved viewing experience on mobile devices. Our unique, market leading technology is creating various opportunities for us in this market. Reporting to the Executive Vice President and General Manager, this position will be responsible for understanding the detailed technological trends with displays, application processors, network capabilities and overall smartphone systems to effectively work with Pixelworks DSP and engineering teams to ensure our solutions are architected and designed to meet the capabilities of these next generation devices in a low power, cost effective manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with display vendors, AP suppliers, DDIC manufacturers, Google and other relative component suppliers to understand their roadmaps and technical capabilities of their offerings as they relate to Pixelworks’ technology and strategy
  • Combine market, technology and customer requirements to drive the technology direction for Pixelworks’ mobile businesses
  • Work with the rest of the marketing team to define the product roadmap for Pixelworks’ mobile business
  • Finalize technical specifications for new products with software architecture, ASIC architecture, DSP and algorithm teams
  • Work with product marketing on finalizing MRDs, and with engineering on negotiating PRDs
  • Work with CTO group, DSP team and engineering on defining new technologies to explore and create a longer-term (2 – 4 years) technology roadmap for mobile
  • Drive strategy to build a successful ecosystem that includes display manufacturers, AP providers and content providers
  • Understand competitive offerings and how to position against them

Requirements:

  • 15+ years of engineering and product marketing with mobile products, including at least five years designing video centric products such as smartphones, TVs or projectors
  • MSEE or equivalent
  • Intimate knowledge of smartphone technology, particularly at the systems level
  • Demonstrate good business sense, critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Proven success in developing effective relationships with the smartphone ecosystem, particularly with display manufacturers and application processor providers
  • Experience in the visual display market