"After they have finished watching the title, they will sit down for what usually takes less than an hour, to quickly browse through hundreds of tags and label the film."
These tags are then used in Netflix’s recommendation engine, which means: (Via Getty Images)
“Taggers are the bright sparks who help us make your Netflix personal.” (Via Netflix)
There are reportedly about 40 Netflix taggers worldwide, but this hire will be the first U.K.-based tagger.
And sorry, everyone else, but it sounds like Netflix wants to hire locally. A rep for the company told Metro,“Our UK or Irish tagger will [also] serve as a ‘cultural consultant’ to help ensure that our algorithms continue to produce highly personalized suggestions to all of our over 48 million members.”
You can apply for the opening on Netflix’s website. Although it doesn’t say it in the posting, the video identifies the job as “part time.” And that has us wondering...
If you watched Netflix for work, what would you do in your free time?