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S&T- Co-op-Product Visualization Developer

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Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49919


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.


Odds are that the email you read this morning travelled over Optical Fiber built by Corning; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover lens; and the vehicle you took to work had cleaner emissions because of a catalytic substrate crafted and improved by Corning's inventive team. Time and again Corning Research & Development has cleaned our world, kept us informed, and strengthened our personal connections. We are committed to seeking out dedicated Scientists and Engineers who strive to see their research make a difference, and we empower and prepare them to pursue the breakthroughs that come from unexpected experimental outcomes and to take their discoveries across the chasm to commercialization.


Scope of Position:

Product visualization software development engineer/scientist with responsibility to develop 3D virtual prototypes of products for Corning Automotive Glass Solutions. The candidate must maintain an active involvement with the internal development group to advance the quality of physics based photorealistic virtual prototypes. You will work closely with commercial project teams and provide technical support to tell a commercial story through virtual prototypes. A successful candidate combines technical and artistic curiosity and with a passion for visual communication.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Develop/implement product visualization software tool, PBR (physics-based rendering) shader and 3d polygon model

• Understand system-level optical performance of glass in automotive display products

• Clearly communicate development and project progress to extended team members

• Participate in brainstorming and other ideation activities related to product visualization

• Create technical documentation for software tools and know-how


Travel Requirements: Minimal US only, < 5% expected

Hours of work/work schedule: 40 hours per week



Required Education:

Pursuing a BS, MS in Computer Art and Science, Engineering, Physics, or relevant course of game development and 3D modeling for visualization.


Required Years and Area of Experience:

Three years academic or industrial experience in any of

• Computer graphics

• Game development (Unreal engine/ Unity)

• 3d visual effect

• Product visualization and rendering


Required Skills:

• C++, Visual Studio, C#

• 3d geometry modeling software skill (one of Maya, 3dsMax, Rhino, blender, C4D)


Desired Skills:

• Rigging and animation

• Understanding ray-tracing / path-tracing algorithm / Direct12 programming

• Offline renderer (any one of Octane, Redshift, Arnold, Corona)

• Familiarity and design with Unreal Engine


Soft Skills:

• Open and engaging with coworkers and technical community

• Strong communication skill, both verbal and written

• Able to adapt to frequently changing priorities

• Quick learner

• Able to multitask.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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