ARE YOU INTERESTED IN 3D Graphics? THEN THIS IS YOUR CHANCE. WE AT FRAUNHOFER OFFER YOU AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY AS A
3D GRAPHICS ENGINEER / RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (F/M)

Fraunhofer IGD is a leading research institute for applied »visual computing«. We seek for excellent candidates to join our Competence Center »Visual Computing System Technologies« at the earliest possible date.

What we expect from you

Completed academic degree (Master, Dipl.): Computer Science, Visual Computing or comparable
• Experience in problem solving and real-world implementation of reliable solutions
• Excellent C++ programming skills
• Excellent Knowledge in computer graphics (OpenGL, DirectX, WebGL)
• Capable and ready to work independently and in a team environment
• Good written and spoken English language skills

What you can expect from us

As part of our young and fast-growing team, you will focus on research and development of high-performance 3D graphics algorithms, data structures and their integration into the “instant3Dhub” technology (www.instant3Dhub.org). Following the slogan “any data on any device” the service platform delivers Visualization-as-a-Service based on web technologies and native services for industrial customers.


We offer a modern and innovation-friendly work environment, imbued with a mixture of research and applying the research results to industry-relevant challenges. We offer excellent training and qualification opportunities. A doctoral thesis in cooperation with TU Darmstadt is possible. In case you have already a PhD, we offer you the opportunity to pursue additional scientific qualifications, and to obtain the skills required for leading positions in academia or industry.
Furthermore, we are shaping a spin-off company to commercialize the instant3Dhub technology and as a potential next step for our team members following their time at Fraunhofer IGD.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
The working time consists of 39 hours per week.
The position is initially limited for 2 years.
In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

Job Reference: IGD-2018-20 Closing Date:
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