Research Engineer, Computer Graphics

Join a small, cutting-edge team at Houzz reshaping how people visualize their home. Houzz is looking for an awesome graphics programmer who is passionate about developing technology to power game-changing visualization experiences. This role works closely with a variety of disciplines including research, art, design, back-end engineering, and application engineering.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead research and development efforts on graphical applications for home remodeling and decorating
  • Create graphics and visualization-related algorithms
  • Design and develop innovative visualization software in conjunction with colleagues from a variety of disciplines

Required Skills & Experience:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or Math, or equivalent industry experience
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience with one or more key areas of graphics research including physically based rendering, light transport, appearance modeling, image synthesis, procedural modeling, computer vision, and related areas
  • Very strong math background
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and graphics libraries such as OpenGL, DirectX, or CUDA

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Experience creating commercial graphics & visualization software, game engines, and film pipelines
  • Experience with computer graphics R&D
  • Experience using game engines
  • Experience developing VR and AR applications

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