Disney Research Zurich is seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher in Computer Vision, to work on semantic segmentation to support Digital Asset Management of 3D content. Interested applicants will typically hold a Ph.D., but applications from individuals with relevant industry experience are also welcome to apply. The duration of the position is two years.
Relevant research expertise:
- Digital Asset Management
- Semantic segmentation / scene labeling
- Semantic search in large digital asset databases on object classes and scene descriptors
- Unreal or other simulation framework
- Interest in the full 3D capture pipeline from raw data to asset management
- Develop novel algorithms to advance the state-of-the-art
- Create prototypes to effectively demonstrate research results
- Create papers and patents
- Be familiar with state-of-the-art academic results and current commercial products
As part of The Walt Disney Company, Disney Research builds upon a rich legacy of innovation and technology leadership in the entertainment industry that continues to this day. Disney Research was launched in 2008 offering the best attributes of academia and industry with the goal of driving value across the company through technological innovation. Our research covers a broad range of exciting and challenging applications that are experienced daily by millions of people around the world. Disney Research Labs provide a research foundation for the many business units within The Walt Disney Company. These include Walt Disney Imagineering, Parks & Resorts, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Disney Interactive Media Group, ESPN, and Pixar Animation Studios. Disney Research has sibling labs located in Los Angeles and Zurich.
Our staff interacts directly with all core business areas of The Walt Disney Company including Theme Parks and Imagineering, Consumer Products, our Live Action and Animation Studios, and Media Networks. We publish our research and are actively engaged with the global research community, and our researchers collaborate closely with local academic institutions.