Immersion’s haptic technology brings the power of touch to billions of devices around the world. With touch, we make people’s digital lives more personal, vivid, and meaningful. Headquartered in San Jose, we work with leading mobile, gaming, wearable, AR/VR, and automotive companies to enhance and revolutionize how users interact with their devices and machine interfaces.
More than ever before, haptics is at the forefront of emerging technologies poised to transform the world. Over 3 billion devices have shipped with our software and IP and we’ve only just begun to tap into the possibilities offered by touch.
We’re a small team and in the early stages of achieving our vision. Come help us lead the haptics revolution.
What we are looking for:
Immersion is seeking a highly motivated and curious Sr. Research Scientist who will help us execute on our goal of creating the world’s best haptic interfaces for mass market products. The successful candidate will be involved in the ideation, design, and development of new haptic rendering algorithms for multimodal interaction systems in virtual/augmented/mixed reality, gaming, wearables, mobile, and automotive. The Sr. Research Scientist will report to the Sr. Manager of Research who oversees the research work on all next-generation technologies.
The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience applying the scientific method to the design and implementation of haptic rendering algorithms. This requires knowledge not only of computer programming, but also the management of hardware peripherals where all haptic rendering algorithms will be displayed and evaluated. A fair understanding of programming multimodal interfaces (audio, visual, haptics) is also required as the ultimate user experience is achieved when combining more than one modality.
The position requires interaction with other teams including user experience (UX), product development groups, and the office of the CTO. A strong team-oriented mindset with a positive and can-do attitude is essential.
What you will do:
Your Qualifications should include:
Be ready to show examples of the experience required above.
Additional desired skills:
Immersion – An Equal Opportunity Employer
Immersion’s policy is to comply with all applicable laws and to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees without regard to non-job-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs.
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