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Speech Graphics - Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer



Speech Graphics seeks a Lead Software Engineer with 3-5 years experience to assume a lead role on projects in the area of real-time 3D animation and report to the CTO. 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 (; 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.



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

• High degree of proficiency in C++

• Strong Object-Oriented Programming background

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

• Experience working in real-time engines like Unreal or Unity

• Strong group-based problem solving skills and spirit of teamwork

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

• Leadership qualities including strong communication skills, empathy, mentorship, humour, humility


Other preferred skills and experience

• Scripting skills in python and bash

• Experience with project management

• Experience working with audio streaming technology

• Experience in AI, speech technology or related fields



• 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

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