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Senior Director, Graphics

Magic Leap

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity on our Software team for a strong leader with exceptional development/research skills in the field of Computer Graphics. The Senior Director will be part of the senior leadership team in the Split Compute organization. They will be primarily responsible to lead and drive the research and development of multiple core graphics components across multiple organizations spanning beyond the Split Compute team. The candidate’s responsibilities extend to working closely with the executive team to establish the scope and schedule of the product critical projects, drive the formation of technical teams and ensure a cohesive alignment of all essential technical expertise by setting optimal communication strategies. The candidate must come with strong expertise in at least one of the following core technical areas of real time rendering, graphics systems, and distributed systems. The candidate will take an active deciding role in release planning, scheduling, and assigning individual developers within their technical team. Qualified candidates will be driven self-starters, robust thinkers, strong collaborators, effective leaders and adept at operating in a highly dynamic environment. We look for colleagues that are passionate about our product and embody our values.


  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the research and development team within the Graphics group
  • Lead the research and development effort of advanced product-critical graphics and distributed systems components
  • Lead a team of engineers and researchers and manage them to deliver the features from research to product
  • Define and execute the roadmap of new features
  • Actively contribute to Magic Leap Intellectual Property and publish the research findings in peer-reviewed conferences
  • Work hand-in-hand with the key stakeholders and developers across the company
  • Support overall research engineering and architecture efforts of graphics and distributed computing components
  • Act as a mentor and subject matter expert within the Split Compute team and with other key stakeholders


  • 15+ years of working experience in Graphics product development and/or research
  • 10+ years experience as a manager of managers and leading engineering organizations
  • Experience leading engineering teams from first concept to ship
  • Expert level in Vulkan/DirectX/OpenGL
  • Experience in distributed systems and client-server computing preferred
  • Experience in machine learning and perception preferred


  • MS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Ph.D. is preferred

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines

Location: Seattle, WA; Sunnyvale, CA; Los Angeles; CA; Austin, TX; Plantation, FL; Toronto, ON; Remote (US based only)
Date found: 2022-11-04

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