Creative Software Engineer

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro

GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.

GoPro offers a fun and dynamic work environment with passionate and motivated people who have the dedication to learn, innovate and succeed.

Quik is a world-class video editing application on iOS (app of the year 2014) and Android (nominated for App of the Year 2017). It has achieved more than 40 million downloads to this day and helps anyone edit great videos on the fly.

"Where Art meets Technology". Creative coders, motion engineers, digital artists…they are all welcome in the Quik Creative Team. Playing our part between the Quik Video Backend and the UI, we are tinkering users' media behind the curtain with powerful tools to automatically create them into beautiful stories. Being part of the Creative team means you will be able to drive the video editing and effect creation part of the GoPro apps and cameras towards new directions for the users' pleasure.

What You Will Do

Editing engine: improving our music-to-story synchronization algorithm, and overall storytelling experience, with the help of our kick-ass computer scientists
Graphics engine: creating and pushing into production new visual effects, colorimetric filters, etc. in collaboration with UX and motion designers
Product: explore and prototype new storytelling possibilities using GoPro hardware from the future
Skills We're Stoked About

Passion for video editing and/or motion design
Proficiency in Python
Experience with GLSL or another shading language
Experience with creative coding frameworks (Cinder, Processing, Nodebox, Quartz Composer, etc…)
Eager to participate in large software projects, even if you have no experience in it
Perks

Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Subsidized lunch and snacks galore
Gym fee compensation
Transit benefit – 50% of the applicable public transportation pass
Excellent healthcare insurance coverage (Health-premium paid for 70% by GoPro)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan.