Program Manager, Image Automation
NetflixLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
As part of the Design organization, the Product Creative team partners with content providers and creative agencies to acquire, approve, design, and publish all creative assets representing titles on the Netflix service. Our purpose is to create the most compelling discovery experience to connect our millions of subscribers across 190 countries to the content they love.
This is your chance to drive both creative and automation innovation of imagery. As part technical program manager, part photo editor, part video editor, part metadata specialist, and part computer vision enthusiast, this role collaborates across multiple teams to understand the fundamentals of shot framing, photo editing, image selection, artwork design, layers, masking, asset management, A/B testing, and machine learning to help innovate how we design, procure, organize, tag, and publish artwork to our service.
You are probably as comfortable analyzing the shots of a Kubrick movie with creatives as you are discussing the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) results of a tool launch with engineers.
• Drive the creative strategy of our image automation suite leveraging data and analytics.
• Assess and discover new opportunities for using image automation to drive quality and efficiencies.
• Partner with engineering teams to understand how photo editors select still imagery from film, TV, trailer, and supplemental A/V assets.
• Leverage your background in photography, film, visual merch, and digital media to communicate deeper creative insights to engineering teams.
• Leverage your background in technical program management to communicate requirements, constraints, bugs, and roadmap plans to non-technical creative teams.
• Research deep dives into aspects of the creative filmmaking process that help inform the better design workflows.
• Provide training and tutorials on how image selection tools work.
• Advocate for users by actively commenting on technical specifications written by our engineering team.
• Partner with the Tools Program Manager on overall development strategies and help advise roadmap planning.
The Right Stuff
• 5 years creative/editorial background in film and/or television.
• Eye for detailed, high-quality creative.
• Experience with digital asset management and/or content management systems.
• Clear understanding of user experience and visual design specifications.
• A general understanding of engineering workflow nomenclature, agile methodology, and third party tools like Jira and ZenDesk; mastery of Excel and Google spreadsheet applications and formulas.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
• Understand, advocate, and embody the company's values and team goals.