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Senior UI Engineer - Studio Animation

Netflix

Los Angeles, CA 03-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Netflix is reinventing the way the world watches movies and television. Over 204 million members around the globe already enjoy our award-winning content, but most of our growth still lies ahead. To support this, we continue to expand our content budget and are experiencing hyper-growth within our Studio User Interface team.

The Studio Animation UI team is a part of our larger User Interface team focused on studio applications. Our engineering team builds tools for creators and the teams that support them. We work closely with the newly created Netflix Animation Studios. Because of this, we are looking for team members who are locally near the Animation studio.

People who do well on this team are self-motivated engineers with a passion for our business and for technology innovation. We look for individuals with deep knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML who are comfortable writing custom JavaScript but also know when to apply off-the-shelf solutions for the problem. We also value people who are passionate about user experience and have an eye for improving the UI. We currently work with TypeScript, React, GraphQL, and Node.js, but the ability to adapt to changing technology is an important strength. Any experience with WebAssembly, WebRTC, Web Audio API, and web sockets would be a bonus.
Our team includes people of all genders, sexual orientation, parents, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds. Diverse teams are strong teams, and we encourage those with varied identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.
Opportunities to Make an Impact
• Build UIs that help creators do their best work
• Empower our talent teams to find and retain the best animation talent in the world
• Join a dream team of Senior UI Engineers to drive innovation within the Netflix Studio UI organization to champion product excellence

What Sets You Apart
• Passion for building high-impact, well-performing user experiences
• Experience building single-page applications in JavaScript/TypeScript
• Independent, proactive, and able to deliver production-ready code with minimal guidance
• Great communication and collaboration skills working cross-functionally with other engineers, product managers, and designers

Why Netflix?
• We're bringing unique stories from around the world to a global audience at a scale never done before
• You'll work with other senior, high-performing engineers so you will be constantly learning and sharpening your skillset
• You'll collaborate with product managers and designers, data scientists and algorithm experts, even content executives and content creators, to build exciting new features
• We pay top of market with excellent benefits
• Our culture is something we strive to constantly improve and practice daily
• We have a lot of fun bringing wild ideas to life at Hack Day!

What We Use Today
• To build our clients: JavaScript, TypeScript, React, GraphQL
• To build our servers: JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, GraphQL, gRPC
• Note that you don't need to know all of these right now, but you should be excited to learn them!
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