Camera Image & Video Quality Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200246461
Summary

Summary

Posted: May 16, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200246461

iPhone is the most popular camera in the world for a reason, and we're looking for employees to make it even be...Summary

Summary

Posted: May 16, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200246461

iPhone is the most popular camera in the world for a reason, and we're looking for employees to make it even better. Our team is looking for someone with a true passion for photography & videography, and has the drive necessary to ship amazing product experiences to millions of people. The Image Quality Qualification team at Apple is searching for candidate with strong skills related to photography, videography or image science, and is passionate about learning more. Apple's camera solution is complex. We will give you the additional skills needed to be successful, since you will play a key role in driving photo & video image quality, shaping the future of Apple's cameras.

Key Qualifications

  • You have practical experience in photo or video capturing and editing
  • You have an excellent sense of photography and videography/cinematography (understanding on a technical & artistic level as to what makes a good photograph "good", and a good video "good")
  • You have an understanding of asset management and workflows
  • You focus on details and possess strong problem solving & analytical skills
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and can work collaboratively with a team and others cross-functionality
  • You stand by the quality of your work, while balancing the time given to get it done

Description

We are looking for a great teammate who is dedicated to understanding, building, and enabling cutting-edge camera features. You will contribute directly to a variety of camera technologies, such as Portrait mode, new video features, new photo capture methodologies, and almost anything you can experience with an Apple product and its cameras. You will actively participate in quality evaluations for new features and algorithms, through experimental studies both in the lab and in the field, and provide direct feedback to the engineering teams. In this role you'll be a critical part of a fast-paced, collaborative team and who thrive in a high energy, time-constrained, multitasking environment to significantly impact our image/video quality.

Education & Experience

Bachelors or Masters Degree. While the ideal candidate may have a degree in: Image Science, Photographic & Motion-Picture/Video Sciences & Engineering, Visual Arts (Photo and Video), Color Science, or equivalent educational experience in fundamental imaging technologies, other degrees bring different viewpoints to the discussion on what makes a great photo or video, so we welcome any degree if the candidate has a proven history in the relevant area.

Additional Requirements

  • Though not required, please do mention to the recruiter if you have any of these additional skills:
  • Prior experience with traditional film photography and/or a technical understanding of display technologies
  • Experience in video evaluation and understanding of video specific intricacies as related to compression/video coding
  • Experience in commercial video camera systems and an understanding of the complex intricacies involved in high quality videography
  • Fundamentals of color science, as it relates to image & video quality, and understanding the core concepts of digital color management
  • Understanding the fundamentals of the Human Visual System and how it impacts our perception of photos and videos in relation to the real world
  • Experience with Psychophysics and conducting Psychophysics experiments as it relates to image quality
  • Experience with Apple products, including MacOS command line usage
  • Experience with project or program management, schedules and deadlines


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Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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