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Sony Computer Entertainment is looking for a computer vision researcher to join the R&D group in the London Games studio. We require a computer vision researcher to investigate techniques and collaborate with other engineers to create real-time algorithms for PlayStation computer games. You will be working alongside Computer Vision experts as well as some of the most creative people in the computer games industry to develop cutting edge game experiences for the mass market. The job will be based in the heart of Soho in London, United Kingdom.
The successful candidate will need to have a significant amount of experience developing computer vision systems already and is expected to have a PhD in this area (or equivalent experience). They will need to fully understand the mathematics behind such systems and have the software engineering skills to be able to implement them in a structured and modular way. Areas of special relevance include action recognition, natural user interfaces, tracking and scene understanding. Familiarity with GPU processing, established vision libraries and code optimization is an advantage.
They will need to be creative and analytical and also have the communication skills to be able to work with games designers, game programmers and other engineers to gather requirements, propose solutions and adapt the algorithms to the specific needs of the games.