Junior Holographic/Optical Engineer

Full time Cambridge

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We are looking for recent or upcoming graduates to join our Cambridge-based team as a Junior Holographic/Optical Engineer.

Job overview

The holographic engineer will work with our dedicated team of engineers, mathematicians and developers to deliver hardware applications of our software, including holographic VR and AR headsets and HUDs. They must be able to work both independently and with multiple technical staff as required during technology development. While no particular experience is required, any experience in digital 3D holography, Fourier optics or a related subject would be an advantage.

We are looking for a holographic engineer with a strong drive to learn and contribute. The successful candidate will likely have a degree in a relevant discipline, such as mathematics, physics or optics. They need to have strong problem-solving abilities and a drive to deliver projects quickly. Additional qualifications may include experience with one or more of the following: experience with Zemax, Code V, or Oslo. An interest in holography or VR/AR would be advantageous.

Being part of a rapidly growing start-up company means a fast-paced environment, and a diverse set of tasks, with every new day bringing fresh and exciting challenges. We work in an Agile environment.

This is a full-time position, based in our Cambridge office. We offer competitive remuneration.


  • Building holographic display testbeds
  • Designing optical systems in Zemax
  • Development, modification, maintenance of associated hardware designs
  • Involvement in hardware design projects with suppliers and customers


To apply send over your CV to and a couple of lines why you believe you would be a good fit for VividQ.

Company overview

VividQ is a deep tech software company with world-leading expertise in 3D holography: the next generation display technology. VividQ offers the world’s first complete software platform, powering full 3D holographic display on standard computing power.

The company was founded in February 2017 in Cambridge by a technical team of PhD graduates from Oxford, St Andrews, and Cambridge itself. Following the development of Core - VividQ’s proprietary software engine - the company has reinforced its market leading position in AR/VR and digital display industry. VividQ collaborates with chipmakers, display nad consumer electronics manufacturers around the world, making holography a viable commercial display solution for the first time.

VividQ’s 17 team members are spread between offices in central Cambridge and London. The company is looking to expand to 28 employees by the end of 2019.

Software for full-3D holography

VividQ™ is a software solution for generating and transmitting holographic data for display purposes. Holographic displays powered by VividQ enable a natural vision experience.

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