Friday, January 19, 2018

Technical 3D artist wanted

The Blue Brain Project is currently looking for an exceptional technical 3D artist to join the scientific visualisation team. Blue Brain is a Swiss initiative based at the Biotech Campus in Geneva (part of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), which aims to digitally reconstruct and simulate the mammalian brain in a supercomputer for the purpose of advancing knowledge in brain science and medicine and applying this knowledge to engineering fields (such as robotics). 

Desired skills and experience:
  • Good knowledge of scripting in Python to automate rendering tasks
  • Experience with Blender, Cycles and node based shaders
  • Knowledge of biomedical sciences (specifically neuroscience) is a plus
  • Passionate about explaining complex scientific ideas in an easy to understand way 
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Desire to live in Switzerland near the Alps and be part of an international environment

More requirements can be found at https://emploi.epfl.ch/page-141270-en.html

If you have any questions about this position, you can email me at samuel.lapere@epfl.ch