Visual Development Artist - Blue Eye Samurai

The team is seeking experienced Visual Development Artists for an immediate start. This role will help to develop, create, and support the aesthetic vision of our Creators/Executive Producers. They will design and paint assets from story inception through production deliverables.

With over 214 million subscribers enjoying great content in over 190 countries, it’s an exciting time to work at Netflix. 
By serving as a platform for original storytelling, we’re fueled by the broad appeal of being able to instantly enjoy unlimited movies and TV shows and seek to create joy for our members around the world. This guiding principle has informed our commitment to animation, a universal language, and the establishment of Netflix Animation Studios where creative visionaries can perform their best work. 
This is the new wave of animation — and you can help shape it. Our goal is to tell stories that no one has seen but that everyone will remember.

Job Summary:

    • From creators and executive producers, Michael Green and Amber Noizumi, comes Blue Eye Samurai, a 2D/CG hybrid adult animated drama series taking place 400 years ago in Edo-period Japan in this larger-than-life action-adventure

What You’ll Do:

    • Visually develop environments, props, and other assets to support the project's story, mood, and tone
    • Research, explore, imagine and create a variety of design options that fit into the story/world
    • Work closely with the Art Director to resolve design issues and address notes
    • Adhere to the production schedule as laid out by the Producers and Production Manager; complete all assignments within the given scope and timeframe
    • Work in a fast-paced production environment delivering quality art assets in a time-sensitive manner
    • Collaborate with grace, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness

What You’ll Need:

  • 2+ years design and paint experience on development/production OR a portfolio that demonstrates applicable design and paint skills for animated shorts, series, or features
  • Excellence in draftsmanship with a working knowledge of anatomy, perspective, and volumetric drawing
  • Excellence in painting skills with a good understanding of color and light
  • Samples and/or credits demonstrating excellence in visual development
  • Advanced working knowledge of digital drawing tools 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and e-social communication skills


Apply here!