Join our diverse team

Speech Graphics is a high-growth company providing pioneering facial animation solutions for the games industry and beyond, working with such clients as Warner Brothers and Def Jam recordings. Our employees see their work profoundly changing experiences in next-gen games and amazing new products.

It’s a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment. We foster a results-oriented culture with lots of room to learn and grow. Team development and diversity are highly valued. Our international team is comprised of specialists in diverse fields including engineering, phonetics, machine learning, animation, etc.

In addition to weekly roundtables, there are monthly meetings and get-togethers as well as several annual parties and social events. Being part of the UK’s largest tech incubator also puts us in the middle of a very exciting and socially active startup scene amid the dramatic landscape of Old Town Edinburgh.

If this sounds like a team you would like to be a part of, send a CV and cover letter to jobs@speech-graphics.com.

Available positions

Senior Cloud Engineer

Location: Silicon Valley (San Mateo), California

Speech Graphics is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer with 5+ years experience to support the development and deployment of our network platform applications to AWS Public Cloud. The work you do will have a visible impact in communication and entertainment industries. The position reports to the Vice President of Engineering.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of strong cloud implementation or consulting experience
  • Experience with core AWS offerings and services such as EC2, S3, VPC, ELB, RDS, Glacier, Route 53, Containers (Docker | Kubernetes | Swarm) and Node.js
  • Strong group-based problem solving skills and spirit of teamwork
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Ability to work within a schedule and deliver effectively to deadlines

Other preferred skills and experience

  • Knowledge/experience with Fargate, ECS, ECR, Cloudformation, CloudWatch, Cognito, IAM, DynamoDB, Elasticache for Redis and VPC configuration (ARN, ENI) is highly desired
  • Knowledge of API GW, Lambda, CodePipeline, CodeDeploy, CodeBuild, SQS, SNS, Python and Ember.js is good to have
  • Leadership qualities including strong communication skills, empathy, mentorship
  • Any formal cloud based training and/or industry accredited certification is a plus

To apply

Send CV and cover letter to jobs@speech-graphics.com.

Cloud Engineer

Location: Silicon Valley (San Mateo), California

Speech Graphics is seeking a Cloud Engineer to support the development and deployment of our network platform applications to AWS Public Cloud. The work you do will have a visible impact in communication and entertainment industries. The position reports to the Vice President of Engineering.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of strong cloud implementation or consulting experience
  • Experience with Fargate, ECS, ECR, Cloudformation, CloudWatch, Cognito, IAM, DynamoDB, Elasticache for Redis, Node.js and VPC configuration (ARN, ENI)
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Ability to work within a schedule and deliver effectively to deadlines

Other preferred skills and experience

  • Experience with core AWS offerings and services such as EC2, S3, VPC, ELB, RDS, Glacier, Route 53, Containers (Docker | Kubernetes | Swarm) and Node.js is desired
  • API GW, Lambda, CodePipeline, CodeDeploy, CodeBuild, SQS, SNS and Ember.js is good to have
  • Any formal cloud based training and/or industry accredited certification is a plus

To apply

Send CV and cover letter to jobs@speech-graphics.com.

Lead Software Engineer

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Speech Graphics seeks a Lead Software Engineer with 3-5 years experience to assume a lead role on projects in the area of real-time 3D animation and report to the CTO. The work you do will have a visible impact in communication and entertainment industries.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Computer Science, electrical engineering or related field
  • High degree of proficiency in C++
  • Strong Object-Oriented Programming background
  • Experience with version control systems (any of Git, Hg, P4)
  • Experience working in real-time engines like Unreal or Unity
  • Strong group-based problem solving skills and spirit of teamwork
  • Ability to work within a schedule and deliver effectively to deadlines
  • Leadership qualities including strong communication skills, empathy, mentorship, humour, humility

Other preferred skills and experience

  • Scripting skills in python and bash
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience working with audio streaming technology
  • Experience in AI, speech technology or related fields

Benefits

  • Private health insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Track for receiving stock options
  • Snacks in the office, fun team outings and Friday beer nights
  • Located in a tech centre surrounded by startup community with frequent events

To apply

Send CV and cover letter to jobs@speech-graphics.com.

Arabic Language Consultant

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Native-level Arabic speaker with some Linguistics training required for short-term consultation on language technology used to generate accurately lip-synced facial animation for Arabic speech.

You will work with a team of linguists to assess the accuracy of language-specific tools. This will include:

  • evaluation of phonetic labels in Arabic transcriptions
  • assessing the accuracy of Arabic phonetic segmentation against spectrograms
  • analysis of our tools’ capacity to handle common dialectal variation
  • critique of lip sync animation with Arabic speech audio

Qualifications

  • Native proficiency in Arabic
  • Some phonetics training including the International Phonetic Alphabet and use of spectrograms
  • Some knowledge of Arabic phonology

To apply

Send CV and cover letter to jobs@speech-graphics.com.

Japanese Language Consultant

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Native-level Japanese speaker with some Linguistics training required for short-term consultation on language technology used to generate accurately lip-synced facial animation for Japanese speech.

You will work with a team of linguists to assess the accuracy of language-specific tools. This will include:

  • evaluation of phonetic labels in Japanese transcriptions
  • assessing the accuracy of Japanese phonetic segmentation against spectrograms
  • analysis of our tools’ capacity to handle common dialectal variation
  • critique of lip sync animation with Japanese speech audio

Qualifications

  • Native proficiency in Japanese
  • Some phonetics training including the International Phonetic Alphabet and use of spectrograms
  • Some knowledge of Japanese phonology

To apply

Send CV and cover letter to jobs@speech-graphics.com.

Portuguese Language Consultant

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Native-level Portuguese speaker with some Linguistics training required for short-term consultation on language technology used to generate accurately lip-synced facial animation for Brazilian Portuguese speech.

You will work with a team of linguists to assess the accuracy of language-specific tools. This will include:

  • evaluation of phonetic labels in Brazilian Portuguese transcriptions
  • assessing the accuracy of Brazilian Portuguese phonetic segmentation against spectrograms
  • analysis of our tools’ capacity to handle common dialectal variation
  • critique of lip sync animation with Brazilian Portuguese speech audio

Qualifications

  • Native proficiency in Portuguese
  • Some phonetics training including the International Phonetic Alphabet and use of spectrograms
  • Some knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese phonology

To apply

Send CV and cover letter to jobs@speech-graphics.com.