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Research Programmer (Contract)
This position is for a 12-month temporary engagement through our staffing partner Yoh Services.
San Diego, CA
The Sony PlayStation Visual Arts Service Group (VASG) provides world class content, development, and services to Sony Game Studios. VASG has won several awards and built a reputation within the industry as a center of excellence. We offer a full service production studio with an emphasis in art, animation, as well as previsualization, character creation, motion capture, software development, face and body scanning.
VASG has an internal group that is passionate about next generation digital humans. Our group is comprised of the industry's elite artists, animators, technical directors, engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and researchers. We have been pushing the limits of realistic humans in games for the last 15 years and is at the forefront of latest technology and highest quality in games.
As a center of excellence we are seeking research & tools programmers in the field of Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Advanced Computer Graphics to help develop algorithms that will advance our production technology and tools. It is required that the algorithms have clear technical documentation and prototypes that demonstrate good quality results using examples of real world production data provided by our team.
If you are ready to work on AAA game titles with a world class team to push next gen quality in games please contact us!
- Graduate level C++ programming in a Linux environment
- Research experience in computer vision, computer graphics, machine vision, or image/video processing preferred
- Proficient in C++ and OO Design
- Experience using source control software
- Strong math skills
- Strong communication skills
- High level of intelligence required
- Fast learning
- Proficient in C++
- Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
- At least 3 years of relevant experience in Computer Vision industry
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