Lead Data Scientist

  • Tafi
  • Hybrid (Salt Lake City, UT, USA)
  • May 03, 2023
Full time

Job Description

At Tafi and DAZ 3D, we build tools and help humans and brands express themselves through stylized and uber creative assets for the digital world.

About Tafi and Daz 3D

Daz 3D empowers 3D artists and designers with a free, comprehensive software suite and a massive 3D marketplace with over 5 million inter-compatible assets for Daz Studio and other 3D applications.  Daz 3D and Tafi have entered the NFT space with many collections releasing throughout the year.

Leveraging Daz technology, Tafi’s mission is to make personalized avatars, NFTs and branded digital content available to everyone who wants to level-up their digital personality. Partnering with mobile phone platforms and software applications, Tafi puts its world-class avatar content engine at our customers’ fingertips.

Lead Data Scientist

Location: Vancouver, BC or Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Type: Full Time

Reports to: President

As a Lead Data Scientist your role will include overseeing the entire Artificial Intelligent project and managing the team of data scientists. As a Lead Data Scientist, you will be responsible for leading the data science team, providing technical guidance and support, and developing and implementing data-driven solutions that drive business growth and enhance the user experience. You will work closely with other stakeholders, such as the product team, design team, and development team, to identify opportunities for data applications and develop solutions that meet the needs of our customers.

Your Impact as a Lead Data Scientist

  • Strong knowledge of Python programming language
  • Familiarity with various ML and NLP frameworks such as TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, Scikit-Learn, NLTK, SpaCy, Gensim, etc.
  • Proficiency in data wrangling, cleaning, and preprocessing techniques
  • Experience in designing and implementing ML algorithms such as classification, clustering, regression, and neural networks
  • Knowledge of deep learning architectures such as CNNs, RNNs, and transformers
  • Understanding of statistical concepts such as hypothesis testing, probability distributions, and statistical inference
  • Experience in working with large datasets and distributed computing systems
  • Familiarity with version control tools such as Git

You Bring to Daz 3D and Tafi:

  •  A Ph.D. or Master's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field
  • Experience in designing and implementing NLP solutions for various tasks such as text classification, sentiment analysis, entity recognition, and text summarization
  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Experience in building and deploying ML models in production
  • Familiarity with software engineering best practices such as agile development, code reviews, and testing
  • Good communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams

Bonus Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in 3D modeling
  • Familiarity with Generative AI

What do Daz and Tafi Have to Offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Quarterly bonus potential
  • Health, dental, vision insurance with most or all of premiums paid by the company
  • 401k matching plan
  • Casual dress and winning attitudes - we care most about what you can do with us
  • Unlimited paid vacation potential
  • Paid monthly gym membership at VASA or reimbursement to a gym of your choice
  • Rewarding work, you’re proud to be a part of.
  • In-Office Benefits:
    • Ideal downtown location - tons of nearby options for walking to lunch
    • Open loft-style office space in the historic Sweet Candy Building
    • Monthly parking/transit allowance
    • Full kitchen with all the caffeine and healthy(-ish) snacks you can consume

Do I need ALL Criteria to Apply To Daz 3D and Tafi?

No! We value artistic passion and curiosity.  Studies have shown that women, people of color, and other underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification. If you are drawn to this role and your past experiences do not align perfectly to the job description, but you think you have something we should be looking for, please apply and let’s see where the conversation goes!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We strive to create and maintain an environment where all our employees feel included and empowered to work from a safe environment. We celebrate and value each employee’s unique experiences and perspectives across our company and recognize that fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive place to work ensures a vibrant and joyful place for creativity to be explored.