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Research Intern -- Computer Vision (Outward, Inc.)

Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-14574
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


Summer 2019 Research Intern -- Computer Vision (Outward, Inc.)

Location: San Jose, CA

Multiple positions available

About Outward, Inc.

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc.

Outward, Inc. is a California based enterprise software company targeting retail industries. Founded in 2012, Outward provides end-to-end creative solutions spanning from image capture to retail analytics through its first to market imaging platform. Outward's platform, with patented measurement and rendering technology enables the inexpensive production of large volume, high-quality creative content for visual merchandising, including digital and print applications for online, in-store, and at home channels.

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We're looking for talented research interns in our applied R&D group to help us make new visual experiences. The R&D group works on problems in imaging, computer vision, graphics, and machine learning. Some areas of interest are:

* Computer Vision: multiple view geometry, point cloud reconstruction
* Physically based rendering, global illumination
* Graphics pipelines
* Machine learning, DNNs


We will like to meet you because...

* You are currently enrolled in a graduate program in CS, EE, Applied Math or similar field
* You have skills in design and implementation of algorithms
* You have strong software engineering skills in Python or C++
* You have experience with scientific libraries such as NumPy, scikit-learn, image manipulation libraries like OpenCV, Machine learning frameworks like Tensorflow, PyTorch
* You have strong communication skills

Desired Skills:

* GPGPU programming - OpenGL, CUDA, etc.
* Practical experience with modern CNN architectures

Estimated Start date(s):

* May 2019 -- Aug 2019 (9 to 12-weeks max)

If qualified and interested, please apply today! Deadline is January 31, 2019.

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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