Senior Computational Imaging Scientist

Mountain View, CA
Lytro Cinema

About Lytro: 
Lytro is revolutionizing high-end content creation for Virtual Reality and Cinema with the world’s first professional Light Field solutions. We are backed by top-tier VCs including Andreessen-Horowitz, Greylock Partners, NEA, and North Bridge Venture Partners and have built a world-class team and dynamic culture driven by innovation and collaboration.
We are always looking to connect with curious and talented individuals who are inspired to working on challenging and futuristic technology and like to solve hard problems.

About Lytro Cinema: Lytro Cinema is the world's first professional light field solution for Film and TV production. From the proprietary camera to post-production and final output mastering, our system enables unparalleled creative freedom and flexibility on set and in post-production. Our Cinema team is expanding and looking for a senior engineer with deep background in high-end imaging applications and a thorough understanding of computer vision and/or computational imaging. You will develop and implement complex algorithms that will enable the creative benefits relating to cinematography and visual effects.

Required Skills & Experience:

    • Strong algorithm skills (design, development and implementation) with an emphasis on computer vision and/or computational imaging.
    • Excellent C/C++ coding skills.
    • Strong mathematical background.
    • PhD or Masters degree with a focus in one of the following areas: computational photography, stereo reconstruction, ray-tracing, computer vision.
    • Expertise in 2 or more of the following area is required: 3D camera tracking; Video Segmentation/ rotoscope automation/ contour tracking; Optical Flow; Point Projection and Deep Imaging; Lens characterization and simulation; Plenoptics/ multi-camera systems; Volumetric/3D reconstruction from multiple images; Object and feature tracking; Geometry/mesh generation; Image stabilization; High Dynamic Range (HDR) video/imaging; Super-resolution video processing; Computational imaging/ photogrammetry; Segmentation/ rotoscope; Single-view/Multi-view video encoding; Motion blur.