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Workflow Manager, Visual Effects (NETFX)

Netflix, Los Angeles, California

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Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 167 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

Producing quality VFX content at scale, efficiently and with less friction is a challenge that requires fresh thinking.  NetFX is an in-house visual effects production hub that allows artists and productions to optimize work output on a global scale.  This unique division provides streamlined VFX tools and resources to create, connect, and collaborate with productions anywhere in the world.  NetFX pairs artist talent from around the world with the broad production slate to increase schedule flexibility and offer competitive market rates. 

The successful candidate must have in depth understanding of the VFX and cloud based workflows and the ability to manage cross functional teams and projects.  They know what it takes to support world class product that services a global network of VFX artists and a wide range of buying teams and content verticals. 

This is truly a unique role and will partner with cross-functional teams across all of Netflix from studio engineering to creative technologies and infrastructure and pretty much everything in between. 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development of an agile and reliable 2D & 3D VFX pipeline can integrate into global cloud based workflows.  This pipeline must be collaborative, dynamic and integrate into horizontal studio efforts.
  • Partner with studio infrastructure and application managers to connect nascent systems, assess technology needs and ensure KPI’s and development milestones are achieved
  • Provide cross-functional support to ensure workflow technology functions and deploys properly, VFX artists are sourced and vetted, the platform/artist experience is hassle free and productions continually feed VFX supply into the hub
  • Connect touchpoints to ensure artist onboarding, identity management, assignment of work, production status tracking and procure to pay process is integrated into a streamlined workflow
  • Provide guidance on marketplace UI design to ensure artists, productions and supervision have an optimal user experience
  • Create artist competency and semi-automated QC/QA technical check processes with VFX workflow managers to vet artist on-boarding and deliverables
  • Manage international team of producers and supervisors

Qualifications

  • Highly technical and effective communicator able to manage complex tasks cross functionally, perform in-depth strategic analysis and provide executive recommendations with thoughtful support
  • Deep understanding of creative technologies pipelines and workflows
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics
  • Motivated, disciplined, and able to work autonomously
  • Skilled in developing technical solutions and creatively applying them in operational problems
  • Familiarity in network infrastructure and management solutions
  • Up to date on new production technologies, able to adapt them to new trends and incorporating them with minimal guidance
  • Thrives on technical challenges and takes pride in solving them
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services cloud computing services

Requirements

  • 7+ years of technical production, operations, or project management experience in a studio, production or collaborative marketplace environment
  • Bachelor's degree with relevant coursework experience

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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