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BBP- Scientific Media Designer

Genève (Ville de Genève)
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The EPFL Blue Brain Project (BBP), situated on the Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland, applies advanced neuroinformatics, data analytics, high-performance computing and simulation-based approaches to the challenge of understanding the structure and function of the mammalian brain in health and disease. The BBP provides the community with regular releases of data, models and tools to accelerate neuroscience discovery and clinical translation through open science and global collaboration.


For our Visualization team, we are currently seeking to fill the following position:

BBP- Scientific Media Designer

We are looking for a multi- disciplinary profile, a creative and technically savvy individual interested in understanding and communicating scientific research with high quality visuals. This person will support and collaborate with the lead designer in the visualisation team on a broad range of projects.



Major Duties and responsibilities:


  • Scripting with Python for automation in visualisation tools
  • Designing scientific visualisations for expert or lay audience
  • Researching ways of visualising complex data?
  • Designing short movies with 3D visualisations
  • Coordinating visualisation requests with scientists and engineers
  • Storing, archiving and publishing visualisations




  • 1+ year of work experience in a related field field?
  • Graduate degree in a related field or 4+ years of work experience
  • Ability to develop with scripting languages using version control
  • A good sense of composition, colours & aesthetics?
  • Good notions of video making, 2d/3d animation and compositing
  • Experience with Adobe or open source design tools
  • Good command of written and spoken English, French is a plus
  • Experience with Blender or another 3D professional tool is a plus
  • Experience with a scientific or similar public domain is a plus


The Blue Brain Project is:


  • A world-recognized leader in simulation-based research in neuroscience.
  • A dynamic, multidisciplinary, international and collaborative working environment committed to benefitting the global community
  • A modern working environment, based at the Biotech Campus in Geneva Sécheron


Start date: as soon as possible; Activity rate: 100%; Deadline for application : until position is filled Duration of contract: 1 year, renewable. Ref : BBP – Design and Digital Production Specialist


Applicants should submit a cover letter, detailed CV and a small portfolio in PDF format only, with file name “Surname_position _Cover Letter” and “Surname_positon _CV” electronically to Please use the reference of the position title in the “object” field.



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