Research Scientist, Creative Vision at Snap Inc.
We’re looking for a Research Scientist to join Snap Inc! You'll work closely with our Research team to work on innovative problems that unlock new experiences for our users through computer vision, machine learning and graphics. Working closely with researchers and our engineering teams, you will develop technologies empowering our users and creators improving improving the experience on Snapchat for millions of people every day. In addition to impacting the company via products, researchers are encouraged to publish their results in top-tier journals and conferences.
Beyond the application and interviews, Research Scientist candidates should prepare to provide detailed supporting materials including a research statement, references, biography, and a 60-minute presentation during the evaluation process.
What you'll do:
Invent novel technologies that enable new experiences for our users
Push the boundaries of what is possible in machine learning, computer vision, and graphics
Introduce major innovations that can result in product features or new areas of business
Collaborate with research and engineering teams to impact products
Contribute to the research community by publishing cutting edge research papers
PhD in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent experience
Experience in computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, graphics
Successful record of publication in top-tier international research venues (e.g. ICLR, AAAI, NeurIPS, CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, SIGGRAPH)
Programming experience in one or more of the following: Python, C, C++
1+ years of industrial or academic experience beyond internships or post doctoral positions
Efficient and scalable algorithm design and problem solving skills
Experience with projects that could impact our products
Proven experience as a highly innovative, motivated, and self-directed researcher
Ability to perform research that is justified and guided by business opportunities
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment
Excitement for tough technical challenges
Someone with a collaborative, positive, and team-oriented mindset
Hands-on experience and fast prototyping skills
Demonstrated ability in both research and development