Jobs at Netflix – Virtual Production Technologist

Website Netflix

Job Description:

You are an expert in the technical practices and tools that support virtual production including plate capture, camera tracking & live compositing (Simulcam), and In-Camera VFX (LED/Projection), as well as the real-time virtual production techniques and pipelines that integrate on-set. You understand current workflows, techniques, stagecraft and tools, and how they’re developing as technical and creative demands evolve.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide on-set troubleshooting and execution support of virtual production techniques.
  • Work with productions in technical planning and execution of content leveraging virtual production techniques. This includes providing input on component selection and configuration, and liaising with various service providers and vendors.
  • Participate in documentation, tutorials and other support resources to facilitate the education of technical creative partners and vendors about our requirements, best practices, and initiatives.
  • Observe and research emerging technologies and techniques for their applicability to our productions.
  • Educate internal and external production partners on established and emerging techniques.
  • Provide technical guidance to develop the best practices and standards that will guide virtual production for Netflix productions and internal teams.
  • Evaluate vendors’ technical readiness to deliver on a particular production plan.
  • Assess and triage production challenges, escalating issues where appropriate to domain experts.

Job Requirements:

  • Plenty of experience with the production set environment; experience deploying virtual production workflows and environments a plus.
  • The communication skills to clearly articulate and document technical concepts and explain how they impact the creative process.
  • 4+ years of experience in the virtual production domain, for both features and series.
  • Strong knowledge of workflows and craft, including asset creation, photogrammetry and environment capture, VR, real-time rendering.
  • Compulsive curiosity.
  • Additional experience in the VFX domain.
  • Knowledge of and relationships with technology solutions, equipment and service vendors in the domain.
  • Deep knowledge of the techniques and toolset.
  • A passion for the moving image, synthetically generated or not.

Job Details:

Company: Netflix

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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