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The Walt Disney Company Research Scientist in Emeryville, California


  • Identify important research problems relevant to Pixar and the broader Walt Disney Company

  • Lead research projects to determine solutions to the above problems

  • Work directly with artists and technical directors to solve practical, real world problems

  • Publish results in peer-reviewed conferences and journals

  • Maintain connections to the external research community

  • Keep apprised of recent research and developments, as well as current technology that may be beneficial, and provide recommendations on the adoption of such technology


  • PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Science or equivalent

  • Communication skills and the ability to work well with a wide range of personality types

  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and collaboration

  • Sustained track record of innovation and significant original research including publicationsin top conferences and journals

  • Ability to work well both independently and in a group, and be able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner

  • Appreciation of the benefits derived from diverse POVs, voices and demographics

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Job ID: R-01512

Location: Emeryville,California

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