She/he will be in charge of developing software components for the « PicPlay » startup. PicPlay technology is an Image-Based Rendering approach building on the research results developed by the REVES & GRAPHDECO Inria research teams. The technology is based on 8 years of research, with the following most revelant papers (links include videos) :
The position involves developing the software basis for a future product, and in particular creating product-level prototypes for application of these technologies to our client’s problems. The successful candidate will participate in the transition from research prototype to market-ready product, building on POCs directly defined by future clients, and will have the option of being a founding partner of the startup.
The engineer will develop C++ libraries and programs using OpenGL and other graphics API’s and will create Proofs of Concepts, and demonstration applications, followed by full-blown products.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a research-oriented environment, and contribute to moving exciting new research from the lab to a high-tech startup with ground-breaking technology. The startup project has already established contact with several potential clients in different sectors.
Please send your CV, letter of motivation and other documentation on qualifications to George dot Drettakis at inria.fr
* Motivation for the technology, highly skilled technically and in human relations, able to work alone and in a group.
Required skills :
* Essential – Programming language : C/C++, Knowledge of Computer
Graphics Development and OpenGL/GLSL
* Highly desired – Tools : Visual Studio, cmake, git
* Desired / appreciated – Unity Engine, C# mono, Unreal Engine,
* Masters of Science/Engineering in Computer Science or equivalent,
specializing in Computer Graphics or Computer Vision.
The Inria Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée center has 37 research teams and 9 support departments. The center’s staff (about 600 people including 400 Inria employees) is composed of scientists of different nationalities (250 foreigners of 50 nationalities), engineers, technicians and administrators. 1/3 of the staff are civil servants, the others are contractual. The majority of the research teams at the center are located in Sophia Antipolis and Nice in the Alpes-Maritimes. Six teams are based in Montpellier and a team is hosted by the computer science department of the University of Bologna in Italy. The Center is a member of the University and Institution Community (ComUE) « Université Côte d’Azur (UCA) ».
* Subsidized catering service
* Partially-reimbursed public transport
* Social security
* Paid leave
* Flexible working hours
* Sports facilities
Salaries follow public service scale dependent on experience.