Graphics Research Lead - 109682

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Graphics Research Lead

AMD Research is an entrepreneurial research organization with a superb track record of driving research innovations into AMD products. We generate innovations in processor architectures, graphics, interconnects, memory technologies, and software to create new business opportunities for AMD.

The Role

We are looking for a graphics and gaming technical leader to explore new frontiers in visual and interactive technologies. This researcher will define and execute an aggressive agenda for forward-looking and disruptive graphics and gaming technologies, including non-traditional rendering, resource-constrained graphics, and applications of AI and inference to graphics. Also, this leader will grow a world-class team of graphics researchers to expand existing capabilities in AMD Research and the Radeon Technologies Group (RTG). The team will collaborate with AMD product groups and university research programs to develop cutting-edge technologies and drive them rapidly into future AMD products.

The Person:

You love envisioning new graphics experiences, performing technical research, and driving the advanced development needed to turn visions into reality. You focus on delighting the end user through algorithms, software, and hardware. Your strong technical leadership guides the foundational research to develop proofs-of-concepts and demonstrations of unique graphics and gaming techniques. Are you ready for the challenge? Then join us!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define an aggressive graphics and gaming research agenda including (but not limited to):
    • Non-traditional rendering
    • Resource-constrained graphics
    • Applications of AI and inference in graphics and gaming
  • Communicate and evangelize the value of the research and its resulting technologies to key internal and external partners
  • Collaborate with RTG leaders to drive research ideas into products and roadmaps

Preferred Experience:

  • Significant technical expertise in graphics, gaming, and related visual technologies
  • Active involvement in the graphics and gaming research communities
  • Proven history of publications and issued patents that support successful products
  • Demonstrated influence on industry standards for graphics

Academic Credentials:

PhD or equivalent research accomplishments in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or related field


Austin, TX or Santa Clara, CA


AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.







Requisition Number: 109682 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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