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Title: computer vision scientistPosted: December 19, 2016
Company/Institution: wrnch
Location: Montreal Canada

Description: Working at wrnch wrnch offers a dynamic environment with a fast growing team of driven and flexible individuals, who thrive on challenges and responsibility. We work on some of the coolest digital entertainment AR/VR projects in the world. wrnch is located in the historic RCA building in the up and coming neighbourhood of St. Henri in the cosmopolitan city of Montreal, Canada. wrnch is founded by successful serial tech entrepreneurs with deep connections into the digital entertainment world and is supported by knowledgeable and pragmatic investors including Mark Cuban. Computer Vision Scientist (all Levels) wrnch develops deep real-time computer vision technology that is used to create innovative digital entertainment AR applications by some of the world’s largest brands in digital entertainment and consumer products. If the prospect of building bleeding edge computer vision technology into game engines to deliver world-first AR applications excites you, this might be the opportunity you have been dreaming of! wrnch’s software development team develops a unique high performance computer vision engine that runs both in the cloud and on the edge (mobile). Our competences at this point include deep learning, CNN, GPU optimization and game development (Unity & Unreal). As our company name implies, the software development team is the core of wrnch. The team is currently around 10 and is expected to grow to 20 within the next 12 months. As an early member of this group, you will have a unique opportunity to help to build this team and shape its culture. Role and Responsibilities We are now recruiting computer vision scientists at all levels to help us to build out the SDK’s computer vision capabilities. As a wrnch scientist, you will work closely with the wrnch development team on the successful and timely ongoing delivery of the SDK and related projects. The ideal candidate is a driven and talented scientist with a proven track record of quickly solving difficult technical problems and a hunger to use computer vision and machine learning to positively impact millions of lives. Responsibilities • Develop algorithms and CNNs to power the computer vision capabilities of the wrnch SDK • Perform scientific analysis and share insights and best practices across the development team Requirements • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering or related field specializing in computer vision • Self-directed • Fast learner Nice to Haves • Passion for developing applications in any of the following domains: computer vision, video games, computer graphics, AR or VR • Nonetheless, a proven passion for excellence trumps any specific experience.

Application Instructions: If you are excited by this possibility and see yourself as a strong fit for the role, please reach out and visit us at N.B. At this time, wrnch can only hire candidates with valid Canadian work permits. Non-Canadian candidates are responsible for obtaining their own visas.