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Senior Machine Learning Scientist, Artwork and Video

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

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Is your passion for machine learning rivaled only by your fascination with the creative process? Are you excited at the prospect of leveraging audio, textual, video, and tabular datasets in novel ways? Netflix is seeking a versatile and scrappy data scientist to partner with and empower our internal artists through algorithmic innovation.

While Netflix is best known for the movies and series that it produces, there is a similarly massive need for personalized artwork and trailers that can connect our users with our stories. As a Senior Data Scientist sitting at the intersection of creativity and machine learning, you will work closely with the world-class team of artists, editors, and producers who create this content. The models you train will give your creative partners superpowers, improve the effectiveness of their creations, and fundamentally transform how trailers and artwork are made.

You will:

  • Create innovative models that combine audio, video, text, and user data to analyze, generate, and assist in generating artwork and video content.
  • Work closely with creatives to identify opportunities to empower them to work more effectively and efficiently.
  • Marry machine learning rigor with data science practicality.
  • Join a stunning team of nimble data scientists with complementary skills and expertise.

Some of these might describe you:

  • You have exceptionally strong machine learning fundamentals.
  • You have a passion for the creative process, and for storytelling.
  • You have experience leveraging deep neural networks for text, image, audio, and/or video modeling tasks.
  • You approach problems with a scrappy, creative, and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • You are a strikingly good communicator, able to form strong relationships and quickly understand new domains.
  • You are a confident Python developer.
  • PhD, similarly advanced degree, or comparable industrial research experience.

About Netflix

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