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Manager, Studio Design Operations

Netflix, Los Gatos, California

Leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies

Duration: Full-Time


Manager, Studio Design Operations

Overview
Netflix is the leading provider of streaming video, reaching over 200 million paid subscribers in more than 190 countries and territories worldwide. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen, all without commercials or commitments.

About this Role
Netflix is searching for a proven leader to oversee and lead our Studio Design Operations team. You should be passionate about delivery quality user experience and operational excellence, and able to bring organizational vision, structure, and leadership to help teams succeed. 

What you will do
Lead and manage a Design Program Management team focused on operational excellence and delivering quality user experience at scale for Netflix’s Studio organization
Collaborates with design, product and engineering leadership to plan and develop effective design engagements, prioritizing resources and workstreams against business needs
Influence direction of key programs within the Studio organization
Provides mentorship and coaching on design and workflow concepts and industry trends to team members
Provide vision, clarity, and focus, proactively identifying and unblocking barriers
Inspire a healthy inclusive team culture that is globally oriented
 
About You
You are an empathetic, partnership-oriented leader that has successfully recruited, inspired, and guided design program managers to deliver effective, collaboratively built, scalable design workflows. You have a business and systems-driven mindset, disciplined in approach with a collection of best practices born from real-world success, but able to imagine and create new paradigms that don’t exist. You embrace ambiguity and details matter.
You measure success in terms of both human and business impact. As a leader, you have fostered excellence through collaboration and encouraged an inclusive and open environment that makes space for culturally diverse viewpoints and working styles. You are an excellent advocate, evangelist, and listener.
You seek and offer candid and constructive feedback, and lean into conflict with curiosity, humility, and a willingness to understand. You are biased to action, proactive and results-oriented. You strive to simplify complex problems and understand that the question is sometimes more important than the solution. 

The Must-Haves 
Experience influencing and successfully collaborating with product design, product management and engineering
Experience leading and helping grow design program managers
Experience working a broad portfolio of products within an ecosystem
Creating and maintaining alignment across a broad, fast-moving organization with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities
Contributing to the design community
Fostering a high degree of accountability and trust within your team and those you partner with
A willingness to fail and learn
A passion for entertainment, filmmaking, and storytelling

Even Better
Experience managing global and diverse teams
 

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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