C++ Software Engineer - Avatar Engine / SDK Development (Zurich)

Animatico AG in Zurich area

2021-09-29

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IT / Internet
Software developer, Full time

Offering Equity

Yes

Animatico AG is an AI spin-off from ETH Zurich with a great team of former ETH Zurich and The Walt Disney Company scientists. Animatico’s vision is to humanize human-machine interactions with animated voice-controlled avatars in the areas of food ordering, flight & hotel check-in, visitor management, and many more. Our charming avatars guide the users through these tasks while providing an intuitive, fast, accessible, entertaining, and hygienic experience. Machine learning, computer vision and computer graphics are at the basis of our avatar engine. Our young and motivated team is looking for an experienced software engineer, who will work closely with the core founder team on the avatar engine, in particular on the creation of tools (authoring platforms, SDK) for exposing the configuration functionalities of the engine to third parties and external services. The ideal candidate should be thrilled by the challenge of bridging the C++ avatar engine with the configuration tools based on web technologies, and be comfortable in working with these programming languages.

Your profile:
● Master or Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent
● Industry experience as Software developer with C++ required, as well as at least a medium level in web technologies (Node.js, Javascript). Experience in SDK development is a big plus
● You are interested and motivated in building with us the complex technology to revolutionize human-machine interaction.
● Ability to work independently and a willingness to supervise future engineers
● Willing to be part of a fast growing startup as a key early employee, including enjoying having an after-work beer here and there with the team
● Proficient in English (other languages are a plus)


Our offer
● Attractive compensation package (VSOP + salary)
● The chance to join a well funded start-up at a very early stage and help shape its future!
● Office in a technology hub in Technopark Zurich
● Experienced core technical team with PhDs in computer graphics and vision

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