Light is hiring a

senior director of computational imaging

Palo Alto, United States
Are you interested in providing thought leadership for a high performing research team? Would you enjoy the challenge of guiding multiple research projects for a variety of applications of our ground-breaking camera tech?

Light is a team of creative technologists on a mission to reimagine the art and science of photography. We are a venture-backed startup creating a radically new kind of photography.
The Computational Imaging Team welcomes innovative imaging scientists who want to implement their inventions in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.

We are looking for a Senior Director of Computational Imaging who knows how to develop extraordinary products and would relish the opportunity to collaborate with our rapidly growing team of research scientists and software engineers.

what you bring to Light...

  • Leadership experience guiding a team of research scientists and engineers
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Computational Imaging
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in imaging (consumer, preferred)
  • Experience in bringing technology end-to-end from R&D to commercial release
  • Strong team management skills
  • Comfort with getting hands-on into the code and guiding direction of the research
  • Demonstrated success in working cross-functionally and communicating with executive staff
  • Proficient with C / C++
  • Extensive publications in Computational Photography
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Vision, Graphics, Electrical Engineering or related
  • Must be currently living in the US

This full-time role based at Light's Palo Alto headquarters is ready to be filled immediately.

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