Netflix Job – Showrunner

Website Netflix

Job Description:

The Showrunner is responsible for all aspects of the project with a particular focus on creative aspects You are accountable for the project vision, the story, and the execution of the narrative experience. You will work closely with other leads to ensure the project is completed on time and on budget.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Show Producer to ensure project is delivered on time and on budget
  • Responsible for the project creative vision, story, and execution, ensure the creative vision of the original IP
  • Maintain current and working knowledge on industry/market trends, make recommendations as appropriate
  • Coach team members to their optimum performance levels, and ensure the team receives regular reviews and one-on-one meetings
  • Act as lead writer of the project, own the story
  • Manage performance within the team in a way that encourages autonomy, mastery, and purpose
  • Partner with the creative team to the bring vision to life
  • Identify, predict, resolve problems in a timely, cost-effective manner, remove roadblocks for your team
  • Establish, apply, and drive best practices for assigned project
  • Stay abreast of technical restrictions or requirements and schedule/production impacts
  • Supervise, train, mentor, motivate and support the team
  • Liaise with stakeholders and IP holders for all approvals & feedback as needed
  • Direct, and manage the project leads and writing team on a narrative gaming experience
  • Partner with X to establish KPIs, ensure team alignment

Job Requirements:

  • 10 years’ experience in a related role
  • Capable of managing multiple competing tasks and be self-directed to meet deadlines in a quickly evolving environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong desire to iterate and improve on processes
  • Proven track record in creating and maintaining creative direction
  • Demonstrated fundamentals of leadership, including clear and proactive communication, meeting moderation, and oversight of large cross-disciplinary initiatives
  • At least 5 years’ writing experience in gaming, including dialogue, characters, treatments, and cinematics
  • Strong understanding of the daily ebb and flow of game development
  • Ability to coach, manage, mitigate, and prioritize through stressful situations for you and your team
  • Collaborative team centric focus with an excellent ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Comfortable interacting and presenting to all levels of the company, key stakeholders, and publishers.
  • Ability to manage, recruit and scale a highly productive game team

Job Details:

Company: Netflix

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: United States

Application Deadline: N/A

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