Product Manager 3D Character Animation

  • Product Management
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Product Manager 3D Character Animation

Job description

In order to sustain our exceptional growth and realize our ambitious growth plans in the 3D Character Animation market we are looking for a Product Manager 3D Character Animation. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands and report to the Director Product Management.

The main objective of the role is to develop and execute on the product roadmap for the 3D Character Animation market and take them to the next level. You will be responsible for owning the  motion capture product roadmap, making suitable product tradeoffs. If you will be doing this right, you will have a lot of fun and will get smarter every day.



  • Develop a deep understanding of the user and the context of use
  • Drive product vision and define roadmaps to create value for users and grow business
  • Generate product ideas, based on market research, customers site visits and voice of the customer
  • Conduct complete product launches
  • Member of an agile scrum team; writing user stories, prioritize and groom backlog
  • Provide input for the creation of publications, promotions and sales materials
  • Follow tech trends in VFX, Game Development and Broadcast
  • Training sales team on new product & features


Xsens is looking for an independent and action-oriented product manager who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment. Someone who can develop and maintain productive relationships both externally and internally to achieve the best product/market fit. The candidate has a deep customer empathy and a passion for delivering amazing customer experiences. As a product manager, you are the bridge between the market and the technology.


  • MSc degree in Software, Computer Graphics (or similar)
  • 3+ years product management or product development experience in relevant markets
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Attention to detail while being decisive
  • Excellent technical and communication skills in English
  • Ability to speak fluently with business people, developers and engineers
  • Result oriented, highly motivated, enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work independently
  • The ability to travel frequently (up to 20% of your time)



Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company. Our team can be characterized as spontaneous and driven, with a passion for technology and a multicultural and multi-disciplinary environment. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development.

Xsens in Enschede is close to the University of Twente, part of a high-tech hub in Europe.