Senior Research Scientist, Computer Graphics / Computer Vision / Machine Learning
Los Angeles
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeMonday, 9 August 20217am - 8am PDT
DescriptionNetflix is revolutionizing entertainment. We deliver billions of hours of movies and TV shows per month to more than 195 million members globally. With our growing investment in original content, the Netflix Studio is a key part of our mission to produce content to entertain a diverse global audience. Our data-driven culture has allowed us to continuously innovate and provide the best product experience for our members, and we’re using a data-driven approach to build the Netflix Studio from the ground up!

In this role, you will be focused on applied research to develop computer graphics, machine learning, and/or computer vision algorithms that enable storytellers around the world to create unique content that’s consumed by our members around the world. The algorithms will enable tools used by artists in virtual production, visual effects (VFX), post production, and animation, and help them focus on the more-creative aspects to achieve the output they desire. You will also develop algorithms that assist creatives in both the early and later stages of content production in aspects such as story visualization and audience understanding. You will partner with the content production teams in Studio as well as the product management and engineering teams to develop and test new models and algorithms.

The Netflix Studio is using data and algorithms to revolutionize content production, and you will have the opportunity to do groundbreaking work that will shape the industry.

To learn more about our research and analytics work, check out the Netflix Research website.

Solve high-impact problems in Studio including virtual production, VFX, post production, and animation with computer graphics, computer vision, and/or machine learning approaches.
Partner closely with business stakeholders and engineering teams to integrate work outputs into the content production workflow.
Provide thought leadership and identify new areas where algorithms can play a significant role.
Work with senior management and executives to develop the vision for a data-driven Netflix Studio.

Demonstrated experience in developing computer graphics, computer vision, and/or machine learning algorithms, with applications in the VFX and/or animation industry.
Experience building and deploying prototypes for algorithmic solutions.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills coupled with strong business acumen.
Comfortable with ambiguity; able to take ownership, and thrive with minimal oversight and process.
High-energy self-starter with a passion for your work, tolerance for ambiguity in a fast-paced setting, and a positive attitude.
Passion for movies/TV is a plus!

You will have the opportunity to impact the business in a meaningful way. You will have the freedom to innovate, solve interesting problems and influence in a fast paced, exciting environment. You will work with smart people who love to solve hard problems, and who not only expect but also foster high performance. You can learn more about the Netflix culture at