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Senior Graphics Software Engineer, Avatar Emotion - C++

Company: Roblox
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital experiences created by the community. Our vision is to build a platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. This is what's known as the metaverse: a persistent space where anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere in the world and on any device. Join us and you'll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won't find anywhere else.As a Senior Graphics Engineer, you will work on foundational algorithms for real-time 3D avatars that will scale to the millions of users on the Roblox platform. Our team, composed of industry experts from ILM, Digital Domain, Adobe and Google, are working on challenging engineering problems at the boundary of real time computer graphics and deep learning. One such project is discussed in our SIGGRAPH '21 talk that describes our approach for building a mobile-friendly real-time facial animation system.The technologies we envision will allow Roblox players to watch their favorite music artist singing with facial expressions in real-time during a virtual concert or interacting with friends in a life-like, interactive way. The expression of emotions that will be brought to life by the Roblox community is limitless.We are led by Kiran Bhat, who was the co-founder of Loom.ai (acquired by Roblox) and won a SciTech academy award for facial capture used in several feature films, including the Hulk in the Avengers. The avatar emotion team is working on projects to bring the magic of digital characters and real-time emotion capture to the Metaverse to allow our users to project their identity and express themselves through their digital avatars.You Are:Experienced in implementing efficient algorithms for geometry processing, animation, deformation or renderingExpert in C++ programming skills and object-oriented designExperienced with OpenGL (both core and ES) and more advanced realtime rendering techniquesKnowledgeable of scene-graphs and integrations with a rendering pipelineKnowledgeable of common graphics constructs and skills such as skinning, blendshapes, texturing, and keyframe animation, including file formats and conversionKnowledgeable with deep learning techniques for geometry deformation or neural renderingAble to write organized, efficient, readable and reusable codeExcellent with communication and collaborationYou Have:Undergraduate degree in Computer Science5+ years of industry experience in writing tools or engines for games or VFX or equivalent research experienceWorked on large scale engineering projects collaborating with other engineers3D application development experienceGood knowledge of 3D math and computer graphics related algorithmsA Plus if You Have:Experience with WebGL or other web-based 3D frameworksExperience programming in Unity or Unreal engineLed feature development from concept definition to shipping productYou'll Love: Industry-leading compensation packageExcellent medical, dental, and vision coverageA rewarding 401k programFlexible vacation policyRoflex - Flexible and supportive work policy Roblox Admin badge for your avatarAt Roblox HQ: Free catered lunchesOnsite fitness center and fitness program creditAnnual CalTrain Go Pass

Keywords: Roblox, San Mateo , Senior Graphics Software Engineer, Avatar Emotion - C++, IT / Software / Systems , San Mateo, California

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