Genies is culture’s leading avatar technology company empowering humans to create their own avatar experiences. To-date, Genies has been widely adopted by cultural tastemakers and has partnerships with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group as their rosters’ “official avatar.” Genies has recently launched its consumer arm via its AR Developer Kit which allows developers to create interoperable avatar experiences for mobile and hardware AR. Their first avatar experience, Silver Studio, allows users to design and exchange digital fashion. Genies has raised $250M from investors such as Silver Lake, BOND, NEA, and Bob Iger valuing the company at $1 billion
Seated in our Los Angeles or Bay Area office, Genies is seeking a Senior NLP Research Engineer. As our first NLP engineer, You'll play a pivotal role in utilizing advanced NLP and ML tools to create emotionally intelligent avatars that connect with users. Your responsibilities include recognizing and responding to emotional cues, giving each avatar a distinct voice and persona. You'll also be at the forefront of shaping the future of AI-driven content and gameplay, ensuring immersive and unique experiences. Collaborating with the broader innovative R&D team, you'll integrate multimodal techniques, allowing avatars to understand and respond to text, motions, speech, gestures, and facial expressions. Our mission is to revolutionize digital avatars, making them empathetic and authentic in user interactions, ushering in a new era of social engagement.
Genies leads the way in developing next-gen AI avatars for celebrities, enabling personalized interactions and adaptive learning. Thousands of cultural influencers have already embraced Genies, training their smart avatars for fully personalized conversations, interactions, and gameplay in Genies' avatar social network. Our vision is to elevate digital interaction to an unprecedented level of personalization and immersion, bringing creators and influential tastemakers to life within our ecosystem. Join us on this journey to redefine the realm of digital avatars and elevate social interactions to new heights.
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How Genies will support you
Genies is a well-funded, growing start-up that cares deeply about each of our employees' growth and success. Our roles and their responsibilities are created with a breadth of scope that introduces each employee to exciting new challenges and opportunities that a growing start-up encounters. The actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including: professional background, training, transferable skills, work experience, education, location, business and product needs, and market demand. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Full-time employees may also be eligible for equity compensation, in addition to a robust health, wellness, and benefits package.
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Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.