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Title: Senior Computer Vision & Machine Learning EngineerPosted: June 9, 2015
Company/Institution: Body Labs
Location: Manhattan, NY
Department: R&D

Description: Body Labs makes the world's most sophisticated data-driven digital model of human shape and pose. We have extensive capabilities, tools, analytics and know-how in the areas of modeling specific individuals (such as fit models) or sub-populations (eg. targeted consumers, athletes, plus-sizes, etc.). We work closely with apparel and equipment companies to help them better understand and visualize their target consumers’ body shapes and motions, and improve their design-to-manufacturing workflow. Our current clients include large sports apparel manufacturers and the US Army. Our forward product focus is on BodyKit, a set of APIs and embeddable components that can be used by any developer or company to easily build apps or tools that interact with the human body. With BodyKit we’ll power the next generation of custom clothing websites, fitness tracking apps, virtual reality experiences, and more. RESPONSIBILITIES Be an expert on our core statistical model, with a deep understanding of the underlying technology Design and implement new improvements and features to the model, improving it’s ability to accurately represent true human shape and pose Use the model in computer vision applications to develop and optimize new body scanning products Develop internal tools and architectural code standards ​ Debug and optimize existing and new code Work independently and as a team, participating in code reviews and weekly product meetings Pick up new technologies and learn on the go Write awesome code that you can be proud of! REQUIREMENTS B.S. in Computer Science Masters or PhD in Computer Vision or Machine Learning (not required but appreciated) Several years of academic or professional research experience, including familiarity with​: Numerical optimization methods Multivariate statistics and probabilistic methods Derivative-based optimization Distributed optimization methods Tracking, human pose estimation, image segmentation, shape from shading, 3D reconstruction, camera calibration Experience with using depth cameras for computer vision a plus Familiarity with languages and technologies including: Strong experience with Python for scientific computing, including numpy & scipy C/C++ (cython and experience interfacing c with python a plus) Processing large datasets using cloud services (such as Amazon EC2) or compute grids Scripting tools (Rake, Grunt) Strong mathematical skills Ability to identify and fix bottlenecks and bugs Curiosity and intellectual flexibility Self-directed, focused, and strong work ethic Team oriented with an appetite for adventure Current authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis EXTRA EXPERIENCE 3D graphics and animation experience, including: 3D mesh processing or 3D sensor data processing Character animation, animation from mocap Rendering Projective geometry User interfaces for manipulating 3D graphics Familiarity with digital design and manufacturing Web or full stack development experience, including: HTML, CSS, CSS frameworks (Sass) JavaScript frameworks (Bootstrap, ReactJS, AngularJS, Three.js) Back-end code (Node.js, Django) Databases (Mongo, Postgres, Redis) PERKS Easily accessible office in Union Square, NYC Flexible vacation and work-from-home policies Fantastically energetic and fun team In-office 3D scanners and 3D printers, for all your 3D scanning and printing needs! More than anything, we are looking for someone who will be passionate about what we are doing, and who is genuinely excited to come into the office and work hard to tackle tough problems. We are a small company and put a premium on esprit de corps. You must be a team player who can interact with others and be able to separate the wheat from the chaff. We want to work with someone who is energized and motivated, who thrives in a fast-paced, high growth environment, and who enjoys working closely with a small team. You will have to understand Body Labs’ high level goals and be able to connect your daily activities with the company’s long-term aspirations.

Application Instructions: If you are excited about our mission, our technology and… our bodies, please get in touch at JOBS@BODYLABS.COM You can also meet us at CVPR 2015.