Computer Vision / Machine Learning Research Engineer

Image Metrics is one of the world’s leading facial and body analysis companies. We develop entertainment and analysis solutions for consumer, video game, film, interactive, social media and research industries. We have a track record of developing some of the most exciting new immersive user experiences on a wide variety of platforms, from professional production equipment right through to consumer mobile devices. We constantly work to enhance our market lead in real time facial and body analysis by continuing to develop our core technologies particularly in the animation, virtual try-on, augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) application areas.

We are always looking for exceptional people to join our team. If you are an experienced Computer Vision, Machine Learning or Numerical Optimization Engineer who wants to work as part of Image Metrics’ research group we would love to hear from you. Our team has three sites in Manchester, UK, Austin, TX, and El Segundo, CA, USA and liaises closely with the leading facial animation technology company Faceware Technologies.

Engineers in our research team are responsible for maintaining and improving our core computer vision and numerical optimization technologies. They develop state­of­the­art computer vision algorithms to refine and improve our current tracking systems and are expected to contribute to our 3D facial analysis, body analysis, modeling and animation technology. In ­depth knowledge of machine learning, 3D geometry representations, optimization methods and numerical techniques are critical skills. We work together as a team to address new technology challenges in response to customer and internal requirements.

Research roles are crucial to the continued success of the company in supporting and expanding its customer base. Researchers work alongside our team of developers to deploy our technology into efficient real­time and professional applications on multiple platforms including Windows, Linux, iOS and Android. We stay in touch with developments in the image processing field by attending and, where appropriate, contributing to leading academic and industry conferences.

If you have a passion for this exciting field and the desire to apply efficient, practical technology to face and body analysis for use by some of the world’s best animation, game and social media companies, please contact us today!