Display Optical Engineer Role

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Position Location: 
Menlo Park, CA
Job Description: 

Our Client is seeking a Display Optical Engineer who will help design and optimize their current and next-gen display products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Optical modeling and optimization of display backlighting system through ray-tracing (Lighttools or Zemax)
  • Collaborate with fabrication team / production team / external vendors to set up experiments for design verification
  • Obtain insights from simulation and measurement results to guide next-gen design
  • Support production team in launching design concepts into products
  • Develop new concepts and technologies for next-gen display products

Key Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Optics, Physics, or related field
  • 3+ years experience with ray-tracing simulation software (LightTools, Zemax, etc.) – Or recent University of Arizona graduate with Internship experience in related field
  • Proficiency with scripting in Matlab and/or Python
  • Hands-on experience with optical testing and characterization
  • Self-starter with energy and drive to work in a startup environment
  • Team player with strong communication skills

Preferable Skills

  • Familiarity with display optics, with knowledge of 3D / lightfield displays a plus
  • Knowledge of human visual perception (color and vision science) a plus

Light up Life
Our Client is working at the forefront of display technology — making screens come to life in richer, deeper, and more beautiful ways. They apply their proprietary nanotechnology to give any display the ability to produce Lightfield, immersive “holographic” content — no glasses, no tracking, no fuss.

Come join a team that is ready to redefine the digital experiences of tomorrow!

Benefits / Perks
In order to assemble top talent and to help realize this mission, our Client offers employees:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan
  • Retirement Savings Plan 401(k)
  • Catered lunch daily (Dependent on Location)
  • Stocked kitchen with healthy (and unhealthy) snacks and beverages
  • Onsite workout facility (Dependent on Location)

Our Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates are evaluated without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. 


Deborah Johnson
Sr. Executive Recruiter
Genesis Global Recruiting, Inc.
800-780-2232, Ext. 3214