Director, Animation Studio Partnerships
Netflix, Los Angeles, California
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- Work with internal stakeholders at Netflix Animation Studios and Animated Series to create a strategic framework for partnering with animation studios from around the world.
- Act as a business development lead to ensure that our studio partners understand our creative strategies and work with them to help execute against our overall studio creative vision.
- Develop a deep understanding of our animation studio partners’ creative capabilities, needs and challenges and how we can work together in a mutually beneficial fashion.
- In partnership with production management and BALA teams, negotiate and manage high level deals.
- Act as a bridge between animation studios and the various creative and production stakeholders within Netflix.
- Build and foster relationships with top animation studio executives.
Skills for Success
- A broad, in-depth, working hand knowledge of the animation industry and production process.
- Existing, high level relationships with a variety of animation studios from around the globe.
- Strong social skills and business acumen to manage and guide both our internal and external stakeholders.
- Business development skill set and an ability to negotiate high level deals.
- Strong curiosity and a consultative approach to understanding and translating the needs of talent into training initiatives & programming
- Willingness to travel and an appreciation of the cultural and business nuances that exist across different countries and communities.
- Highly collaborative with the ability to build trusted relationships and influence at all levels of the organization.
- Demonstrated experience working with animation studios at a senior level, with 10+ years of experience
- BA/BS required, MBA preferred
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