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Image Processing Team Manager

Frederiksberg, Denmark

Are you interested in leading an experienced team in developing rock-solid cross-platform image processing software, for a highly acclaimed professional photography and imaging application? Do you want to design and implement technically challenging software components, using modern programming techniques, in an agile development environment? We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced software development manager who loves getting the best out of his team, is familiar with imaging science and technology, making highly optimized code and who truly appreciates great software craftsmanship and best practices.

The Position

We are looking for a passionate and experienced software development manager to lead an image software development team of 6 persons. This team is responsible for building the image processing software framework and core technologies upon which Capture One is built as well as the applications of our business partners. This framework is written in C++ and runs on Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, Linux, and embedded Linux. The code is highly optimized using GPU processing, SIMD vectorization, and multi-threading.

The team not only develops new features and functionality, but also refactors existing code for improved functionality, performance and maintainability. If you love developing well-written software libraries, using the latest modern C++ practices, as well as working on technically challenging projects, then you will be a good fit for the image software team.

As team manager you will contribute to developing and designing software, coding alongside team members. You will also lead and supervise the team and its projects, communicating and coordinating with management, other departments and other teams. You will help grow and develop the individuals in your team, maintain morale and team spirit, and contribute to the continuous development of good processes and practices at Phase One.

Your skills

You have 10 or more years of professional software development experience, including 3 or more years of team lead experience. You have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics or similar. You are empathic, charismatic and good at leading people to deliver their best. You are eager to learn and to teach; you love knowledge and sharing it. You are good at communicating and presenting your ideas. You are proficient in English, both spoken and written.

Experience or knowledge in the following is highly relevant:

  • Teamwork and people management.
  • Agile software development.
  • Project management.
  • Software design and architecture.
  • Good coding patterns and practices.
  • C++ language, particularly C++11 or later.
  • 2D image processing algorithms or mathematics.

Other useful experience or knowledge:

  • Developing libraries or frameworks for use by other programmers.
  • Software development tools (Visual Studio, Xcode, git, Qt).
  • Other coding languages and libraries (e.g. python, Matlab).
  • Performance optimization for large data sets.
  • Multi-threaded coding and parallelization.
  • GPU processing (OpenCL or Vulcan).
  • Vectorized processing (SIMD).
  • Imaging sensor technologies.
  • Image file formats and standards (e.g. TIFF, PSD, DNG, EXIF, XMP).
  • Photography.
  • Color science.
  • Optics and lens physics.

We are digital photography pioneers

The ultimate photo editing software, Capture One is a high-end product enjoyed by over 100.000 photographers worldwide, offering support for more than 500 cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Phase One, and many more.  Capture One’s high-performance software offers fast and powerful RAW conversion, image editing and asset management. Offering photographers and retouchers complete creative control, Capture One’s features include a highly responsive processing engine, unmatched color handling, precision-editing tools, and seamless tethered support for studio photographers. 


We're based in Copenhagen and can't wait to meet you:

We bring together professionals from all over the world and work in a trusting environment where we empower each other and encourage initiative-taking.  You’ll be working at our office in central Copenhagen where you’ll join an international community of 150+ colleagues dedicated to nurturing creativity and empowering the craft of photography.


You’ll join a team of 5-10 software engineers and work alongside a further 40 talented colleagues in the Software R&D team.  Besides a stimulating work environment, we offer plenty of opportunities to socialize and foster community in the workplace, including game nights, weekly company breakfasts and festive events.

Application and further information:

Capture One delivers award-winning photo editing software, widely preferred by professional photographers around the globe.

Made by Phase One - the world-leading provider of medium format digital photography systems and imaging solutions for professional photographers and industrial applications – Capture One delivers natural colors, high performance, and customizable workflows for ambitious enthusiasts and professional photographers. 


If you see yourself in the position and would like to be part of Capture One, please send your application by using the link below.

In this recruitment process, we are assisted by European Search Company. For additional information about the position, please contact Søren Rosenkrantz Larsen on +45 2893 7977 or Brian Ranvits on +45 2048 0548.


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