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Senior VFX Engineer

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Intel Corp. Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 4 months ago

Senior VFX EngineerJob Description

Join the Immersive Media Revolution at Intel

Do you enjoy immersive technologies, storytelling and entertainment? Are you willing to change the way things get done? Interested in creating the future of immersive media and entertainment? Do you dig working at the edge of emerging product development? This could be the opportunity you're looking for.

Team description

At Intel Studios the Volumetric Production Engineering team is working in the cutting edge of Volumetric Immersive Video. Technology now plays an unprecedented role in media... and we're just getting started. Immersive entertainment requires the high-performance computing Intel is known for, and it's also data driven - fueling the continued build out of the cloud. For storytellers, media creators and artist, the ability to capture, analyze and share data adds compelling new dimensions to the experience. Intel plans to scale this new category for entertainment that we call immersive media, which is attracting the attention of producers, directors and content creators.

What you'll do

As a Senior/Principal Engineer at Intel Studios, you will work with our engineering, research, and post-production teams to implement and advance novel computer vision and computational imaging algorithms, develop tools for automating complex workflows for manipulating volumetric data, and create visualization for efficiently manipulating volumetric data for delivery through immersive experiences. You will work in domains such as, but not limited to: image processing, pattern recognition, video rendering, computer vision, object and human/object tracking.

You Will Also

  • Implement and extend complex image processing and computer vision algorithms, with a strong emphasis on implementation and coding.

  • Create algorithms and software solutions to help automate complex volumetric-specific workflows within various post-production teams.

  • Write software plugins for Nuke, Maya and Houdini.

  • Work with cloud operations team to write tools for volumetric processing

  • Work closely with post production artists to identify requirements for new tooling.

  • Write applications and visual effects plugins for efficiently visualizing and interacting with volumetric data (ie. 3D geometry and point cloud data).

  • Provide technical leadership and project management for larger software projects

  • Develop tooling for immersive applications (AR/VR).

What we offer you

We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth. As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and boredom-free environmentwhere the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results. We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, retirement plans, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation). We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs and amenities, flexible work hours, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and many more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work! A passionate group dedicated to becoming the leader in immersive 3D video


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree or higher in Math, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related degree. Alternatively, MFA degree with experience 2+ years experience writing code for VFX industry.
  • 5+ years software development experience
  • 2+ years experience designing and implementing algorithms for 3D reconstruction, SLAM, image segmentation, rendering, or other VFX related topics.
  • 3+ years academic research or industry experience in software engineering
  • 2+ years experience in C++ and object-oriented software development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable working in Linux environment with open source tools.

  • Experience in VFX industry or PhD in related field.

  • Experience with multi-core and/or grid computing.

  • Experience with writing GPU code (CUDA / OpenCL).

  • Ability to scale goals and complexity depending on the time and resources available for each project.

  • Spoken English and good communication skills.

  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills.

Inside this Business Group

Intel's strategic equity investment group, Intel Capital, manages one of the largest corporate venture programs in the technology segment, with worldwide investments and support. Holding equity stakes in more than 550 companies worldwide, Intel's investments outside of the United States span over more than 20 countries across 5 continents. Intel Capital is responsible for investing in technology companies to increase demand for existing products and services, ultimately expanding new business objectives for Intel.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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Intel Corp.