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Victoria Black
Platform Product Manager
Manchester City FC
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I look after mancity.com and the platfrm that runs our digital fan facing product. I liketo build cool stuff that fans like to use!

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • API management
  • Agile development
  • Stakeholder management
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Building the award winning mcfc.co.uk and now rebuilding mancity.com. I product managed the first IoS pp for the club.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I am a Computer Science and Information Systems grad, then went on to Fujitsu to roll out their European websites. I joined Man City before they were bought out and have helped them develop their digital estate and educate internal users.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

I had an amstrad CPC and had to copy code from books in the library to build games. I enjoyed changing the code to tweak the game. Then the internet came along and it was a natural fit between digital and marketing and development.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Don't shy away from asking for help when you get stuck and find your natural fit. There are so many career options these days, don't be afraid to learn new skills.


I AM...
PASSIONATE
LOYAL
HONEST