Manager, Music Creative Production – Animation Series

Netflix’s Music Creative & Production (MCP) team provides premiere music support to our productions and cross-functional partners by leveraging relationships and guiding the music creative, scoring, and budgeting process from development to launch. Our goal is to empower Netflix to thrill the world by deepening fan engagement and to amplify storytelling through music.

This role will oversee the music process for titles across each Animated Series vertical, including Preschool, Kids & Family, and Adult Animation Action, and Adult Animation Comedy. The successful candidate will excel at identifying and implementing cross-functional creative music solutions that will support our animation productions and overall slate.


    • Collaborate with showrunners, producers, and studio executives (Content, Prod mgmt, Post, Legal, Finance) to oversee and execute music objectives for Netflix Series Animation
    • Act as Music Informed Captain on titles for the multiple Netflix Music cross-functional teams: Soundtrack, Music Marketing, Music BALA, Music Services, etc.
    • Read development scripts, ideate with Content on musical identity of series, and recommend appropriate music schedule & budget in internal review
    • In alignment with Content, recommend key music hires: Songwriter and/or Composer, Music Supervisor, Executive Music Producer. Collect and curate reels to present to internal and external partners and help schedule composer, showrunner meetings. Collaborate closely with Music Business & Legal Affairs (BALA) to define parameters of deals for creative music hires.
    • Work with Production Management, Composer, and Post to develop a music post schedule that coincides with series Post timeline.
    • On high impact titles, steer crucial creative music direction on score/songs with the Composer/Songwriter and help manage the score/song note process between the producer(s), creative executive(s) and composer.
    • Liaise with the music supervisor in the process of song selection as it relates to creative studio approvals and budget.
    • Strategize and collaborate with Netflix Soundtrack and Music Marketing teams on music release strategy for titles including potential label partnerships, marketing activations, etc.

Skills & Qualifications:

    • Possessing a keen musical ear and background to assess creative excellence on scores and original songs and provide specific feedback where appropriate
    • Deep knowledge in the music talent space – songwriters, producers, composers, artists, music supervisors, managers, agents
    • Knowledge of and passion for animated content and music in general, including Preschool and Kids & Family content
    • Deep knowledge of the music industry, digital streaming platforms, music publishing, music licensing, record labels, PROs
    • Familiarity with current musical landscape/music tastemaker
    • Comfortability being project and talent facing
    • Highly organizational and comfortable creating and maintaining systems
    • Team player with the ability to prioritize, respond, pivot quickly, think practically, positively, and be solution-oriented
    • Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
    • Ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably on multiple projects under tight time frames in a fast-paced production environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to multitask
    • Open to suggestions and feedback
    • Exercises good judgment and initiative when making decisions

Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $160,000 – $360,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.

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, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.

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