Full Time Job

VFX Coordinator


Tokyo, Japan 06-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 270 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films, and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause, and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.

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The Opportunity

This role performs a variety of VFX management/coordination duties spanning all Netflix-branded live-action original projects with a focus on scripted content. This role will support the Manager, VFX, Japan across a variety of duties spanning all projects within the region. A successful candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary, thorough, and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and unwavering attention to detail at all times. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires someone who is a positive thinker, an effective communicator, and able to exercise good judgment and initiative. This role will be based in our Tokyo office.

Core Responsibilities:
• Track the VFX progress of Netflix-branded Japan titles
• Set up and/or take notes during all meetings, maintain weekly agendas
• Help design, standardize, and implement new workflow/tracking methods for projects to ensure transparency of progress in partnership with the Manager, VFX Japan
• Liaise and coordinate between vendors, crew, and internal teams to improve cross-vertical information flow, provide support on Netflix tools, and manage schedules
• Support creating VFX shot breakdown and VFX schedule from scripts/treatments during early development
• Maintain data, files, and tracking documents in alignment with the Netflix VFX team and cross-functional partners
• Sync with post-production to set up reviews and provide guidance on VFX-related matters where necessary
• Collect data on VFX projects and the market for current and future title and team VFX strategy
• Proactively communicate with APAC VFX teams to exchange best practices and gather insights to improve the Japan workflow
• Maintain the most up-to-date notes on current and potential international vendors

• Minimum 3 years of experience as a VFX/CG coordinator or VFX/CG production manager handling film, series, TV/Web commercials, streaming, or games
• Ability to handle a fast-paced environment, supervising several projects at various points of production (from development through delivery)
• Strong organizational skills with a proactive mentality and creative problem-solving abilities
• Familiarity with production software such as Autodesk Flow Production Tracking(ex-Shotgrid) as well as Google Suite
• A strong understanding of VFX workflow and Pipeline
• Working knowledge of VFX facilities (e.g. virtual production facilities) and DI/finishing facilities is ideal
• Highly organized, efficient, and detail-oriented
• Comfortable with a fast pace and constant change
• Team player who operates in a fast-paced team-oriented setting
• Passionate about our culture and values in the workplace
• Fluency in Japanese and Business-level English is mandatory
• Some international travel is expected

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status or disability status.


Netflix Japan will not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from recruitment agencies, and we will not be responsible for any related fees. Please do not forward resumes to our career page or employees.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy0wb0-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.