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.

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.