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Your mission :
We are recruiting a new Software Engineer to join the Laboratory for Experimental Museology for the upcoming SNF Sinergia interdisciplinary project involving experts in machine learning, visual analytics, digital museology, and archival science to create a groundbreaking visualization framework for interactively (re)discovering hundreds of thousands of hours of audiovisual materials. Narratives from the long tail: transforming access to audiovisual archives draws on hundreds of thousands of hours of audiovisual material from leading digital archives: Radio Télévision Suisse, the UNESCO Memory of the World listed Montreux Jazz Festival archive, and the Netherland’s Eye Filmmuseum’s Mutoscope collection.Main duties and responsibilities include :
These vast archives demand new solutions from those who want to engage with them. to: deliver computational transformations in the data curation to augment conventional archives with richer semantic meaning; design a narrative visualization framework, combining spatio-temporal, social, aesthetic and affective semantics to pioneer new audiovisual storytelling formats and; to develop platforms for the navigation, exploration and creative reorganization of moving images through immersive and interactive systems, for broad publics in museums. Your opportunity to join an international team of experts in bringing this seminal project to fruition.
Your profile :
You have passion for development of distributed software for accessing video archives through immersive and interactive visualization.
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Start date :
September 1st, 2021
Term of employment :
1 year renewable (CDD), 4 years maximum
Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered. Files sent by agencies without a mandate will not be taken into account.