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Speech Graphics - Junior Software Engineer


Junior Software Engineer

 

Summary

As Junior Software Engineer you will be responsible for developing applications and tools under the guidance of a senior engineer, in a variety of areas, including DevOps, porting, real- time animation and web-based interfaces. You will support our existing technology as well as developing new features. The work you do will have a visible impact in communication and entertainment industries.

 

About Speech Graphics

Speech Graphics is an award-winning startup providing pioneering facial animation technology for the games industry and beyond, with big name clients as Warner Brothers, Microsoft, Square Enix, and Def Jam Recordings. Based on over 20 years of R&D in speech technology, machine learning and procedural animation, our software produces high-quality facial animation from audio alone, with no need for motion capture. Our technology has been used for a variety of applications, including AAA game development (such as Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Gears of War 4, and Call of Duty WWII); language education (Saundz.com); live avatars for VR and mobile (Linden Lab’s Sansar); and AI assistants (TBA). Join our growing interdisciplinary team to work in an exciting and rewarding atmosphere. Our main office is at CodeBase, the tech centre by the castle in the heart of Edinburgh.

 

Qualifications

  • A degree in Computer Science, electrical engineering or related field

  • Proficiency in C++ and Python

  • Experience with version control systems (any of Git, Hg, P4)

  • Good problem solving and debugging skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work within a team

  • Ability to work within a schedule and deliver effectively to deadlines

  • Understanding of Object-Oriented Programming techniques

 

Other preferred skills and experience

  • Experience with Cmake, bash

  • Linux, OSX or Windows development

  • Mobile software development (Android or iOS)

  • Previous experience in commercial software development

 

Benefits

• Private health insurance

• Track for receiving stock options

• Snacks in the office, fun team outings and Friday beer nights

• Located in a tech centre surrounded by startup community with frequent events

 

How to apply

Send CV and cover letter to jobs@speech-graphics.com

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