Technical Solutions Developer, Animation

Netflix, Los Angeles, California

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The Role

The Technical Solutions Developer will be working with the business users from Animation teams and enterprise application engineers. With the rapid growth of studio, this role will be responsible for providing quick/short-term solutions to automate highly manual processes until features are evaluated and incorporated into the enterprise ecosystem. The Technical Solutions Developer will analyze the business users needs, design and develop an application or leverage existing technology with customized enhancements to provide a solution. Candidate must have experience with programming in Python/C++, 3rd party plug-in development, and working with business users in studio/production environment.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Establish detailed program specifications through discussions with business users.
  • Design and implement creative prototypes as a proof of concept / near-term solutions.
  • Collaborate closely with product management and engineering teams to stay aligned on product roadmaps across enterprise applications.
  • Provide guidance to business users on choosing technology solutions, designing friendly user experiences, and structuring data.
  • Maintain and update existing near-term solutions until features are incorporated into the enterprise applications.


  • 3+ years experience in VFX and/or animation production pipeline teams.
  • Demonstrated professional proficiency in Python.
  • Experience with C++ and/or Python plugin development for content creation applications such as Maya.
  • Experience with REST API integration.
  • Experience developing user interfaces with industry-standard frameworks such as PyQt.
  • Keen understanding of data modeling and SQL queries.
  • Familiarity with open source computer graphics technologies such as USD or Alembic.
  • Able to work independently and drive results.
  • A passion for learning and working effectively in a nimble environment.
  • A keen understanding of the animation process and artist requirements.

Bonus if you have experience with:

  • Google Apps Scripts
  • Google Cloud Platform

About Netflix

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