Research Scientist, Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, and Machine Learning
Los Angeles, CA, US
DescriptionAs a Senior Research Scientist, you will develop new technologies to revolutionize live-action content creation and storytelling. You will conduct applied research in computer vision and computer graphics leveraging Machine Learning. The primary objective of this position is to empower storytellers worldwide by creating innovative tools and algorithms that enhance virtual production, visual effects (VFX), and post-production. By leveraging your expertise, you will enable artists to concentrate on the creative aspects of their work while leveraging the most powerful tools to achieve their vision. Collaboration with content production teams, product management, and engineering teams will be crucial in order to develop and test novel models and algorithms.
Solve high-impact problems in content creation, including virtual production, digital humans, VFX, and post-production, by applying computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning approaches
Design and implement high-quality training data acquisition efforts to drive next-generation machine learning algorithms
Prepare research publications for submission to top-tier conferences in computer vision and computer graphics
Collaborate closely with business stakeholders and engineering teams to seamlessly integrate the outcomes of your work into the content production workflow
Provide thought leadership by identifying new areas where algorithms can make a significant impact within the organization
Work alongside senior management and executives to shape the vision for a data-driven Scanline VFX & Eyeline Studios.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Demonstrated experience in developing computer graphics, computer vision, and/or machine learning algorithms, with applications in the VFX and/or animation industry
Experience building and deploying prototypes for algorithmic solutions
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills coupled with strong business acumen
Comfortable with ambiguity; able to take ownership, and thrive with minimal oversight and process
High-energy self-starter with a passion for your work, tolerance for ambiguity in a fast-paced setting, and a positive attitude.
Passion for movies/TV is a plus!
TimeSunday, 6 August 20238am - 9:30am PDT
Session TimeSunday, 6 August 20238am - 9:30am PDT