PDS Tech Inc R&D Technical Artist in Cupertino, California
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a R&D Technical Artist in Cupertino, CA (REMOTE optional).
Candidates can work fully REMOTE.
Are you ready to make an impact in a new and evolving domain?
The Company's Synthetic Data Group is looking for experienced Technical Artists to develop high fidelity 3D synthetic data for developing real-time on-device Computer Vision and Machine Perception technologies across products.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced, collaborative environment and will excel in a multi-functional team addressing both immediate technical needs and providing long term solutions. Together, we'll be crafting an exciting future!
- As a Technical Artist in this role, you will focus on improving the visual quality and development of 3D graphics used to train computer vision and machine learning algorithms through content, lighting, rendering, tools, pipelines, and innovative solutions. You have creative and technical experience that can push visual boundaries, and develop new methodologies for solving complex synthetic data content challenges for offline and real time environments. We work with internal and external teams developing synthetic data content for computer vision and machine learning technologies, and you'll be working with them to bring our vision to life.
Deep knowledge of high fidelity asset development techniques for games, film, VFX, VR, AR, and MR experiences
Proficiency in multiple applications like Maya, Vray, Substance, Houdini or others
Experienced with Python scripting in Maya
Proficient in physically based rendering, camera, lighting and material calibration
Experience with offline and realtime rendering solutions
An eye towards automation and procedural content development solutions
Ability to deliver high-visual quality within performance constraints
Experience working with external teams, documentation, and training others
Knowledgeable of Mac OS and Windows
Developing synthetic data content for machine learning, and computer vision
Detail oriented, tracks performance, metrics, naming conventions, and asset requirements
Ability to identify opportunities for visual, workflow, and efficiency improvements
Can work quickly and be flexible in a prototyping environment
Able to lead small initiatives without significant oversight
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Houdini experience a plus
- Bachelors or Master in Computer Arts or equivalent experience Key Search Terms 3D modeling, technical art, procedural, automation, python, scripting, rendering
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.