Senior Python Engineer – Storytelling


Job Description / Skills Required

Location: Remote France. This role can be performed anywhere in France

The Role

On this team you are going to be responsible for improving the editing capabilities of a set of world-class, cross platform, video editing applications on iOS, Android, macOS and Windows that are collectively used by millions of people each month.

The Automatic Creative Editing (ACE) team is an hybrid organization comprised of seasoned Computer Vision Engineers and Data Scientists, as well as experienced Creative Technologists, working together to leverage State Of The Art approaches to help users create impressive stories in a semi-automated way.

The person in this role will be responsible for further improving our Storytelling Engine by adding new capabilities related to 360 media manipulation – leveraging visual analysis, GoPro specific metadata, music analysis and cinematic patterns to make 360 media editing a seamless and impressive experience.


Why Work With Us?

Create your own destiny. GoPro enables you and trusts you to get your own job done, because we believe that autonomy in role brings out the best in our employees.

Live your best life. We’ve adopted remote and flexible work arrangements to support work at GoPro alongside our commitment to supporting employee wellbeing, belonging and connection with one another.

Work with leading edge technologies. We encourage employees to cultivate and use the latest and greatest technology, to provide the best solutions to serve our customers. We celebrate creative solutions that bring innovation to GoPro technology.


What You Will Do

  • Work closely with Creative Technologists to maintain and develop tools, frameworks, APIs and automated test suites, enabling them to improve and deliver state of the art editing features.
  • Explore new editing techniques and paradigms via POCs, and drive them to production.
  • Collaborate with Computer Vision and Machine Learning engineers to define advanced media processing pipelines.


Skills We’re Excited About

  • Expertise in Python
  • Experience with shaders and 2D rendering
  • Passion for visual storytelling
  • Experience with media processing (sound, image, video)
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals
  • Strong communication skills – ability to work in a distributed work environment


Bonus Points For

  • Git
  • Game engines or creative coding frameworks (Cinder, OpenFrameworks, Processing)
  • C++


GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear
  • Generous time off policy
  • Excellent healthcare insurance coverage (Health-premium paid for 70% by GoPro)
  • Competitive salary and discretionary performance-related bonus
  • 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)
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan.
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning, technology trainings, certifications, Peer-to-Peer learning, conferences and more.
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about (annual camera donation + volunteer events)

We strive for the day that no group can be described as underrepresented at GoPro – whether as part of our brand or in our workforce. We are committed to providing a more inclusive, representative, equal, just and happy world. GoPro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.