Technical Solutions Manager, Studio Innovation (Animation Studio Technology)

Netflix, Los Angeles, California

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Duration: Full-Time

It's an amazing time to be joining Netflix as we continue to transform entertainment around the world. We have grown to 208 million paid memberships in over 190 countries. We’ve become one of the largest entertainment studios in the world, creating new original content at an incredible pace.  The Studio Innovation product team is front and center of this growth. We build software that fuels the production and creation of Netflix content. The Animation Studio Technology team within Studio Innovation builds products that power the Netflix Animation Studio ecosystem. Netflix is on a path to release six animation feature films per year, which no major studio has ever done, on top of the very healthy slate of animation series. 
We’re seeking ambitious, analytical, and technical product leaders to join our team. You will lead a cross-functional team of engineers, analysts, and other specialists to identify new ways to create products and services that drive impact in Animation. You will collaborate with global and regional business leaders to set a vision and chart a course. A successful candidate will have the creativity to look at problems in new ways and the willingness to try new things, a hypothesis-driven mentality, a balance of technical and analytical skills, and exceptional organizational leadership. The Animation team is growing at a rapid pace and needs a self-starter leader who has experience in strict prioritization and leveraging data to inform their decisions.
At Netflix, our product team is small so you have the opportunity to make a big impact, and our unique culture drives our approach to innovation. As a Technical Solutions Manager on the Studio Product team, you will be expected to observe, translate and prioritize product initiatives based on your expertise and understanding of the user landscape. You won’t have any direct reports, instead, you will have the freedom to focus on significant business impact while orchestrating the work of stunning teams.

Our unique culture drives our approach to innovation. Technology solutions for this area include a combination of custom-built functionality and third-party software integrations.  The TSM will work closely with our engineering and data teams to manage the development and integration of these solutions to solve existing and proposed business problems for our studio users.  


  • Work with Product Managers and Creative Stakeholders to augment our holistic product strategy with creative-tooling offering. 
  • Working deeply with our creative stakeholders to maintain feature asks, user pain points, triaging problems and prioritizing needs for our live products and partner with senior product managers to prioritize large impacting features into the overall strategy. 
  • Partner with our engineering and data teams team on the development and execution of build/buy software technologies.
  • Coordinate the execution of all functions to ensure that delivery timelines are met for our studio stakeholders and manage the external communications. 
  • Manage all User Acceptance Testing with engineering and synthesize the go/no-go of the release of features based on results. 
  • This role is a tremendous opportunity to learn how to be a senior product management leader at Netflix.

What We’re Looking For

  • At least 2-3 years of studio/entertainment/creative software technology in management, licensing, software rollout, or customer success. 
  • Interest in the intersection of technology, operations, and business. Ability to mobilize partners towards a common goal.
  • Ability to prioritize well and clearly articulate objectives across business functions.
  • Flexibility to support all sizes of solutions, for teams of 10 to 1000.
  • Strong communication skills, in writing or verbally, whether in small group discussions, large-scale presentations, or with senior leaders.
  • A passion for Product Management.

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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