Company Background:

Vicon is the world leader in motion capture technology, developing high performance software and hardware products for the entertainment, engineering and life science industries. Vicon products have been used in major feature films, games and commercials, and Vicon is a crucial measurement tool for biomechanics, robotics, and cutting edge-science. We have offices in Oxford, Denver and Los Angeles. Vicon is a subsidiary of Oxford Metrics Plc.

The role:

We are seeking an experienced computer vision scientist/researcher with a computer vision PhD or equivalent-level research experience (minimum 3 years) to join the team working on a range of motion capture techniques.

The role will involve specifying, researching, prototyping and developing novel motion capture methods in the context of a range of highly challenging real-time applications.

  • tracking
  • sensor fusion
  • machine learning
  • structure-from-motion

Are all highly desirable. Research, prototyping and development typically takes place using MATLAB, python and C++. Excellent C++ skills are required.

The position is at Vicon’s head office where we develop our hardware/software applications and computer vision algorithms. You will be working closely with software developers developing core systems infrastructure and applications.

We have an informal and friendly company culture and pride ourselves on hiring motivated top-flight developers and scientists who care about building high-quality, cutting-edge products with interesting applications.


Competitive Salary, 10% Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Life Cover, Permanent Health Insurance

Equal Opportunities:

Our policy is to recruit, train and promote people because of their ability, the needs of the job and similar relevant criteria. We encourage all employees to take advantage of the opportunities we provide for training and development. We will treat all employees and job applicants equally. We will not consider race, nationality, colour, ethnic or national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed or disability in any matters to do with employment.