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Professionals | Smart Eyewear Lab

Date:  May 11, 2024
Brand:  Corporate

Milano, IT


We are EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. The Company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technologies and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to create a vertically integrated business that is uniquely positioned to address the world’s evolving vision needs and the global demand of a growing eyewear industry.

With over 180,000 dedicated employees in 150 countries driving our iconic brands, our people are creative, entrepreneurial and celebrated for their unique perspectives and individuality. Committed to vision, we enable people to “see more and be more” thanks to our innovative designs and lens technologies, exceptional quality and cutting-edge processing methods. Every day we impact the lives of millions by changing the way people see the world. Find out more about EssilorLuxottica


   The Smart Eyewear LAB, a pioneering project in heart of Milan

   The EssilorLuxottica Smart Eyewear LAB is the first joint research platform ever between EssilorLuxottica and Politecnico di Milano aimed at designing the smart-glasses of the future, a new generation of wearables which are capable of autonomous network connection. It is a pioneering project that will enable the development of new technologies and services using a widely used interface such as eyewear.

The EssilorLuxottica Smart Eyewear Lab in Milan will work as part of the EssilorLuxottica Group’s R&D platform, which is already operating globally; it'll initially last five years and will employ over 100 enthusiastic and talented researchers and scientists working closely together in a dedicated space within the Innovation District in Milan. 


Envision your future job in the LAB

In this context, we are looking for highly motivated and talented professionals to join EssilorLuxottica Smart Eyewear Lab as junior or senior Principal Investigators, responsible for activities related to a specific research stream with the goal of developing smart glasses with the integration of new hardware, new algorithm and software.

The selected candidates will work in an international environment, in close collaboration with researchers and professors from Politecnico di Milano, top scientists from other universities and MSc and PhD students and will focus on the most current and up-to-date challenges related to technological research in the field of AR and smartglasses. 

A number of job position are open now and will be open in the next future.


Portrait of a perfect candidate

We’re looking for candidates adaptable and flexible to the continuous changes associated with research demands, with a high self-motivation and independent learning, not afraid to develop and test new ideas. The ideal candidate has:

  • R&D work experience (both from academy or company work environments)
  • Various technical backgrounds as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or equivalent
  • At least 2/3 years of experience- after PhD - or at least 5 years of experience - after Master’s Degree – depending on the specific role, in the field of embedded systems, low power smart sensors, embedded machine learning and signal processing, deep learning, wearable device applications, laser, waveguides, holograms, optical systems design and simulation.
  • International experience is considered a plus.
  • English fluent


Send your applications or look on our career page specific open positions within EssilorLuxottica Smart Eywear Lab project!

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