Primary Role: R&D, MOCAP and Scanning Technical Supervisor Location: Max Planck Institute, Tübingen, Germany Job type: Full time (relocation provided)
The Perceiving Systems Department, already home to the most highly detailed 3D BodyScanner in the world, a groundbreaking 66 camera custom system, is building a new custom 4D system to capture the human body in motion. We are looking for someone to work with a team of researchers, programmers and technicians to build, support, expand and use these systems for basic research on human body shape and motion. Click here for more details: http://ps.is.tue.mpg.de/job_ad?id=6
Support the group's capture facilities, current and future.
Develop custom software for scan processing and analysis.
Plan and set up capture sessions and experiments.
Manage 4D shape and motion capture databases.
Be the go-to person for scanner calibration, configuration and integration.
Work with scientists and students on basic research, large-scale data capture, and novel applications.
Develop tools and techniques to view and work with 4D data.
Advanced degree or hands-on experience in motion capture, computer vision, or graphics.
A desire to help shape the future of motion capture.
Experience with multi-camera capture systems, standard mocap systems, scanners, etc.
Experience with the foundations of synchronization, camera calibration etc. is highly desirable.
Strong systems, scripting and programming skills.
Strong written/spoken English.
Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems Perceiving Systems Department Tübingen, 72076