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Display Color Scientist, Hardware Engineer, Pixel



Other Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience with display panel color management (Engineering or Research).
  • Experience with display systems (e.g., display hardware (LCD, OLED), color calibration, imaging, or related area) and optical measurements (e.g., photometric measurement).
  • Experience with color or vision science engineering.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in scripting (e.g., MATLAB, C, C++, Java, Linux, Python, and/or Android).
  • Experience with HDR video tone mapping and color tuning.
  • Experience with measurement automation using spectroradiometers or spectrophotometers.
  • Familiarity with building and launching consumer electronics products with a focus on user experience
  • Ability to work cross-functionally between software, hardware, and product management.

About the job

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that the display color management and display features meet the product specifications and aims. This involves objective measurements of the product displays and may involve conducting color studies and experiments to quantify user preferences.You will work cross-functionally with Display Hardware and Software, Product Management, User Experience, and Android Platform Display teams.

The Google Pixel team focuses on designing and delivering the world's most helpful mobile experience. The team works on shaping the future of Pixel devices and services through some of the most advanced designs, techniques, products, and experiences in consumer electronics. This includes bringing together the best of Google’s artificial intelligence, software, and hardware to build global smartphones and create transformative experiences for users across the world.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $166,000-$254,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

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  • Optimize the display color and image quality for consumer electronics products, achieving equivalent or better quality for existing products within Google’s hardware portfolio.
  • Evaluate display appearance of still image and video display pipeline components and user interface (UI) content using objective and subjective metrics.
  • Ensure interactive performance of display with ambient light sensing.
  • Collaborate with Software, Hardware, User Experience, and Product Management teams to reach successful production of display components for the product line.

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