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Title: Computer Vision/Graphics Research EngineerPosted: August 2, 2016
Company/Institution: Oben Inc.
Location: Pasadena, CA
Department: Engineering


About Oben:

Founded in 2014, ObEN is an artificial intelligence company based in one of the world's most successful incubators: Idealab in Pasadena, CA. We have developed a sophisticated speech technology that allows any Internet of Things to speak in any voice and in any language. Know more about ObEN:


As a member of the virtual avatar team, you will design, implement and test a complete pipeline to reconstruct and animate virtual avatars of people using commodity RGB cameras.

Ability and passion to work with teams in a fast-paced, open-table culture start-up company is important.

Must have:

  • PhD/M.Sc. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in computer vision and computer graphics.
  • Strong understanding of basic computer vision and computer graphics concepts.
  • High proficiency in scripting languages, e.g., MATLAB, Python, for fast prototyping.
  • High proficiency in C/C++ for fast implementation.
  • General software development skills, including version control, debugging, testing, deployment, etc.
  • Enjoys a highly collaborative environment with minimal supervision.

Great to have:

  • Experience in 3D modeling, especially full human body, face and hand modeling.
  • Experience in object segmentation and human pose estimation from images.
  • Experience in OpenGL or WebGL.
  • Experience in speech animation.
  • Experience in using 3D graphics/animation softwares, e.g., Maya, Blender, Unity, etc.
  • Experience in development on VR platforms, e.g., HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, etc.
  • Experience in deep learning.
  • Publication record in top computer vision/graphics conferences, e.g., CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH ASIA, etc.

Term of employment:

  • Full-time.
  • Internship.

Application Instructions:

Please send the following to

  • Detailed resume and/or LinkedIn profile
  • Links to any research / papers you have been an instrumental part of and are proud of
  • Any code you are proud of and is public
  • Name of instructor / adviser, if any along with link to their profile
  • Cover Letter identifying your five favorite apps on your phone

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