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Senior Computer Vision R&D Engineer – Manchester– VR Facial Animation

Location: Manchester, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Cubic Motion

An exciting opportunity for an experienced computer vision researcher to join our client, a world-leading provider of facial animation technology based at the Manchester office.


Our client is expanding, following the development of revolutionary new real time facial capture technology, which won the “Best Real-Time Graphics and Interactivity” award in 2016.
They’re looking for a multi-talented developer to help create the next generation of real-time facial performance capture and animation solutions.




  • Develop algorithms which contribute to Cubic Motion’s cutting edge core technology in facial tracking and solving,
  • Turn research prototypes into robust, well-engineered code which can be used in Cubic Motion’s products.
  • Work on ‘special projects’: one-time projects requiring significant research innovation.
  • Investigate, analyse and make recommendations to management regarding technology improvements, upgrades and modifications.
  • Learn about / evaluate the latest technologies which may be relevant to the company’s goals; attend relevant conferences etc.
  • Assist in the patenting of core research ideas.




  • Phd in Computer Vision, Machine Learning or a related subject.
  • Excellent C++ skills (preferably C++ 11/14).




  • Software development experience in a commercial environment.
  • Experience with a 3D animation package or rendering engine (e.g. Maya, Motionbuilder, Unreal Engine).
  • Experience with Python.
  • Android development using NDK.

Tagged as: Animation Programming, VR

Tags: Animation Programming , VR Categories: Programming , Technical


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