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Research Engineer


Research Engineer, Adobe Research

Job description

The Creative Intelligence Lab within Adobe Research is looking for excellent engineers to help bring cutting-edge research into Adobe products. You will work closely with world-class scientists, engineers, and designers to perform novel research, integrate research prototypes into Adobe’s existing products, and create new product prototypes, all with the goal of empowering next-generation creatives with innovative tools. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Serve as a domain expert for research and product groups.
  • Implement algorithms described in research papers.
  • Build prototypes from scratch.
  • Evaluate the viability of new research for inclusion in Adobe’s products.
  • Have an impact on shipping applications with millions of users.
  • Mentor interns from top universities.
  • Participate in international fellowship and scholarship initiatives.
  • Help shape the future of artistic expression.

Key qualifications

  • Significant experience in academic research or industry research — for example, publishing in top-tier conferences or journals, or 3+ years of industry experience as a software engineer in research.
  • Ability to understand, implement, and extend academic publications.
  • Solid software design skills and the ability to write efficient, clean, and reusable code.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Proficiency in project selection.

Additional desired qualifications

  • Significant expertise in at least one of these Creative Intelligence Lab research areas:
    • Machine learning, computer vision, and natural language processing
    • Virtual reality and augmented reality
    • Image, video, and audio processing
    • Human-computer interaction
    • Computer graphics and animation
    • Programming languages, compilers, and performance
  • Proven ability to lead feature development from concept definition to shipping product.
  • Solid foundations in math, algorithms, data structures, and numerical optimization.
  • Experience with programming languages commonly used in computer science research (e.g., Python, MATLAB, R).

About us

At the Creative Intelligence Lab, we develop the innovative technologies that are the foundation of Adobe’s next-generation solutions for consumers, creative professionals, and enterprises. We enjoy doing cutting-edge research in collaboration with academic partners, and sharing that research — both in publications and conferences, as well as through new products and features. We foster a supportive environment for career growth by providing peer mentoring and lots of opportunities for learning on the job.

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you’re looking to grow your career, Adobe’s the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences through the Adobe Life magazine.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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