TV UI Engineer (L5) - Games UI



Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024
Who We Are
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 230 million paid memberships in over 190 countries. We are passionate about delivering joy to hundreds of millions of Netflix members around the world, whether they’re traveling to a remote location or at home with family. In addition to great shows and movies, our membership now also includes exclusive access to a growing portfolio of high-quality games.
The Games UI team is responsible for the platform UI across all devices that Netflix is available on, including both discovery experiences and in-game platform functionality. We also own a standalone phone controller app on iOS that is used to play Games on TV. The team is passionate about bringing a new kind of ✨joy✨ to hundreds of millions of Netflix members around the world, whether they’re traveling to a remote location or at home with family.
We are looking for a senior TV UI engineer to innovate and build the next generation of games platform UI. This is a high-impact role that enables delivering delightful experiences to Netflix subscribers across multiple canvases. Our responsibilities include working on large-scale A/B tests of features - ranging from highly visible product experiences to core infrastructure that enables existing and future innovations. We care deeply about UI performance, quality, and accessibility of Netflix Games experiences. To bring new kinds of engaging and interactive experiences to life, we partner closely with many cross-functional teams including product management, experience design, and creative production.

Who You Are:

  • A UI expert who is passionate about building intuitive and seamless user experiences.
  • Self-starter comfortable with identifying opportunities, and driving forward-looking technical roadmaps.
  • Effective at developing strong relationships with cross-functional teams through clear communication.
  • Take a thoughtful, practical approach to problem-solving that considers tradeoffs and avoids over-engineering.
  • Strive to elevate the knowledge and skills of yourself, and others in a way that fosters an inclusive, collaborative environment.
  • A Javascript expert with experience working with Typescript and React.
  • Exceptional coding skills can navigate different languages and technology stacks.
  • Deeply care about the quality & performance of the product shipped.

What You Will Do:

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product, design, and engineering partners to build delightful and accessible user experiences.
  • Architect maintainable, performant TV client code with effective documentation that can be leveraged by developers on other teams.
  • Help drive consistency and simplicity of client code to accelerate A/B experimentation velocity and maintain high product quality.
  • Architect code for testability and write automated tests to help uphold product quality on a high commit volume code base.
  • Keep a pulse on cutting-edge Web and TV technologies and software engineering practices, and modernize the code base to accelerate innovation velocity while upholding high product quality.

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  • We believe safe spaces where everyone can be their authentic selves is the key to a successful team so we welcome and embrace all identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Our US-based team is happy to embrace remote work.
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 $270,000 - $720,000.
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.