Career Center

The Career Center lists imaging-related employment opportunities. Any IS&T Member may post an open position; the service is complementary. Open positions are listed for 3 months. Non-members may direct postings to dsmith@imaging.org.

Color Scientist

Department: Color Management 
Location: Carlstadt, NJ
Supervisor: Color Physicist II

Job Summary:
The color scientist is responsible for projects in Color Research in areas of color measurement and color management technology. This position works independently on assigned and self-initiated R&D programs related to new color reproduction technologies and colorimetric characteristics of a wide range of materials. Develops new color management technologies and their applications to accomplish the long-term objectives identified in the vision of the respective product lines. The position generates information which extends the existing boundaries of basic knowledge of color reproduction in the Graphic Arts. This position develops computer models for the prediction of the color of materials from measurements of the basic optical properties of characteristics of graphic arts materials, including ink, extenders, substrates and pigments.

Accountabilities / Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain & verify the accuracy of the color-measurement instruments in the Color Research Laboratory. Contact vendors for ISO 9000 certifications.
  • Perform statistical data analysis on color measurements and material properties, assist with gage R&R studies of optical properties of inks and printing.
  • Develop mathematical and computer models of printing, inks, coatings and other pigmented materials. Apply models to color management and color matching.
  • Prepare reports and disseminate knowledge to technical groups in NAI, SIE and customers on color management and matching of packaging inks.
  • Attend technical and trade shows to assess the technology of competitors and identify potential partners for future developments.

Role-Specific Competencies /Function-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Familiar with most instruments and software for color measurement
  • Proficient in the use of software for modeling color reproduction processes including Matlab, iQC and IFS/CQS.
  • Capable of developing small applications in a modern, object oriented programming language (C++, Java, Ruby)
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Good writing , reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to work successfully with less knowledgeable development and production staff on developing specification and plans.
  • Excellent analytical / problem solving skills
  • Advanced computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, Adobe Creative Suite)

Key Relationships:

- Senior Color Physicist
Provide regular verbal and written project/results updates and communicate timeline/status for assigned tasks. Review algorithms and models.
- Senior Color Scientist
Support projects on computer assisted color-matching, instrument profiling.
- Color Engineer
Develop a strong working relationship in which he/she understands application of substrate and lighting on models of color reproduction.
- Director of Regional Color Matching Laboratory
Support the development and application of IFS color-matching software and proofing.
- Director of Packaging Technology
Provide direct support and guidance on issues related to color control and color management of packaging inks. Help establish and promote best practices for manufacturing and process control

Minimum Education & Experience:
Prefer Ph.D. degree in color science, color imaging or reproduction. Minimum 5 years of experience in color technology or image reproduction technology.

Human Resources Contact:
Corinne Baines (201) 935-4500 Ext. 3372
Corinne.Baines@SunChemical.com 

Please apply online through the link below:
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1743043

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status

posted 10/18/17

Information Visualization Designer

Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. (AVI), is searching for an Information Visualization Designer to join our multi-disciplinary team of software developers, psychologists, and computer security experts. At Secure Decisions, we design and implement cutting edge technology solutions that help people in the government and private sectors defend computer networks and ensure the security of application software. We are a leading provider of cyber security R&D and have a strong track record of successfully commercializing our research. AVI, our parent company, builds commercial mobile apps and software to support the rapidly expanding Internet of Things market.

Your responsibilities will be to design software application user interfaces, including dashboards and information visualizations, for visually-oriented decision support systems. These systems will be used by many different types of computer professionals (including security analysts, computer network defenders, and software developers) to accomplish their day-to-day work.

The successful candidate will be a curious, observant, and insightful problem solver. You can show us how you’ve taken information about people and produced compelling tools that meet their needs and help them achieve their goals. You’re probably knowledgeable about the nuts & bolts of information technology, but, if not, you have a demonstrated track record of quickly building a working proficiency in new subject areas.

Secure Decisions offers a competitive salary & benefits, while simultaneously providing a rare opportunity to develop your skills while working on important and interesting challenges with top quality talent in a collegial environment. Hone your ability to work the fuzzy front-end of the product development process and collaborate closely with software engineers to take a rough idea to a working prototype.

Must Haves:

  1. Demonstrated proficiency designing user interfaces to complex information systems that help people accomplish specific tasks.
    • The ability to understand and empathize with the future users of a system.
    • The ability to think through how people will experience a non-existent tool and use it to accomplish their work.
    • The ability to envision and communicate the system of rules, patterns, and information hierarchies that define a software application.
  2. The ability to create clarity. Identify important questions and proactively seek out information that provides answers. Consider the importance of individual elements and organizing them in a manner that creates relevant meaning. Create sketches, mockups, and other prototypes that make design ideas concrete and advances the group’s understanding of a workable solution.
  3. The ability to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse staff of designers, engineers, and other professionals to turn concepts into realities. A sense of ownership and responsibility for shepherding ideas through the process of successive refinement.

Preference Given to Candidates with:

  1. Experience presenting trends, metrics, and other quantitative data to produce meaning for the viewer. Familiarity with information visualization and information seeking principles.
  2. A working knowledge of information technology.
  3. A working knowledge of human factors, cognitive science, or psychology.
  4. Proficiency, or a desire to learn, the skills of visual design.

Note: This position requires United States citizenship.

If interested, please email Lynn Antunovich at lynn.antunovich@avi.com.

Posted 9/12/17

 

Lead Color Engineering expert - HP Scitex

Job Description:

Today HP is a $50+ billion fortune 50 company and our vision is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.

We currently have one of the greatest product portfolios on the market, ranking number 1 in EMEA across the majority of the categories we compete in.You will be working at in our Scitex division, a market leader in the industrial digital printing arena. And as the Lead Color Engineering expert you will work on cutting-edge color, imaging, and printing technology.

As a member of a multi-discipline team, you will be involved in the research, prototyping, and development of technologies and solutions for improving image and color quality, high-performance image processing, and customer-focused features relating to image and document processing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • As a subject matter expert in Color you will use your expertise to solve complex issues - lead root cause investigations, understand failure mechanisms and drive solutions.
  • You will lead development of color workflows, define color calibrations and drive the solutions for color applications.
  • Drive the learning and understanding of customer IQ & color requirements.
  • Define and execute; Image quality and color solutions development plans
  • Develop human metrology tests to qualify the required IQ and color attributes
  • Color calibrations.Image and signal processing.
  • Develop and undertake statistical data analyses.
  • Drive innovation and integration of new technologies into projects and activities.
  • Build strong collaborations with internal stake holders.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lead small teams and drive solutions for complex IQ artifacts
  • Experienced in Matlab (or similar such as; C, C++, Python, Java, Octave, Scilab, Freema etc.)
  • 10+ years’ experience in developing color workflows, defining color calibrations and driving the solutions for color applications.
  • Background knowledge in inkjet, algorithm development, image processing.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and algorithm development skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work in multi-national teams.

Education:

  • BSc. In Physics / Electrical Engineering / Color Science/ Software
  • Masters Degree in Color science is considered a strong advantage.

Apart from the chance to lead and drive in this role we offer competitive benefits package and exciting career opportunities.

We’re looking for visionaries who are ready to make an impact on the way the world works.

At HP, the future’s yours to create.

Apply Job ID 3006391

Contact person is: Adriana Martinez

Location:  Netanya, Israel

Posted 7/14/17