Optical Engineer - Prototyping | Leia, Inc.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Job Description: 
Light up Life.
At Leia we are working at the forefront of display technology — making screens come to life in richer, deeper, and more beautiful ways. We apply our proprietary nanotechnology to give any display the ability to produce lightfield, immersive “holographic” content — no glasses, no tracking, no fuss.
 
Through our digital platform LeiaLoft, we also aim to create an environment where developers and artists of the future will bring their creativity to life and deliver breathtaking experiences to the world at large.
 
Come join a team of passionate scientists, engineers and artists in a beautiful adventure where you will be defining the digital experiences of tomorrow.
 
Job Description
You will be joining the optics team, responsible for improving all Leia display products through prototyping and optical measurements.
  • In charge of new display module / device prototyping in collaboration with internal teams and external vendors
  • Work with optics design team to define new tests and improve upon existing ones for better accuracy, analysis capability, ease of use, etc.
  • Set-up, operate, and trouble-shooting optical test systems based on testing plans
  • Develop and maintain scripts for automating measurements and processing data (MATLAB, Python, etc.)
Requirements
  • Strong capability in bringing design concept into prototypes
  • Hands-on experience with assembly and alignment of optical components / devices (lenses, mirrors, lasers, photodiodes, etc.)
  • Knowledge of optics including systems design and integration, imaging, illumination, and display optics
  • Self-starter with energy and drive to work in a startup environment
  • Team player with good communication skills
Bonus
  • Knowledge of 3D / lightfield displays
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