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Visual Display Designer



saint-laurent, montreal, qc, canada
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

About This Role

CAE's immersive environment department is a highly technological department that is at the heart of the experience of pilot’s training, both in civil aviation or defense and security. Imagine, a team in charge of complete immersion in the environment: from display solutions, through mixed reality, content creation and visual rendering, generation of sound effects and simulator movements, as well as development artificial intelligence of other "players" in military simulation scenarios. That's who we are.

Come and work within our multidisciplinary team where you will be called upon to evaluate projector, lenses and screen technologies in order to design complete visualization solutions for flight simulators.

  • Are you passionate about optics?
  • Do you love technology?
  • Do you like designing and seeing the concrete result?

If you are passionate about optics, like dynamic environments, have a strong willingness to learn, a rigorous analytical mind and love teamwork, keep reading, you will be interested.

Watch the video to learn about one of our projects: CAE Medallion MR e Series Visual System - YouTube

The position we offer you:

You will be responsible for researching and designing the display system solution and evaluating its performance. You will act as an expert consultant for the teams that integrate our products, both internally and externally. Of course, you will work in collaboration with the senior members of the team and you will be called upon to improve and develop our optical modeling software.

The enthusiast candidate we are looking for:

  • Likes working in the optical world, facing challenges to solve
  • Possesses advance knowledge of mathematical or optical modeling tools (Zemax, OSLO, Matlab, Blender, TracePro)
  • Has basic 3D modeling experience
  • Is knowledgeable in applied scientific programming
  • Has a good capacity in hardware integration (eg: 3D scanner, theodolite, sensor, camera, etc.) to validate concepts on our simulators and in the laboratory
  • University studies in physics/mechanics or equivalent experience
  • Bilingualism (French/English)
  • Availability to travel (up to 20%)


  • Familiar with modern display technologies (lenses, cameras, screens, projectors, calibration tools, video interfaces)
  • Knowledge of virtual and augmented reality
  • Knowledge of photolithography processes
  • Experience/knowledge in lens design

CAE offers:

  • Benefits: fully flexible for you to choose what is important
  • Retirement: Defined Benefits Retirement Plan & Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
  • Financial Perks: Employee Stock Purchase Plan & numerous corporate discounts
  • Personal and Family Programs: Physical Wellness Plan & Supplementary Maternity Plan
  • Work-Life Balance: Flextime & California Fridays all year
  • Fun at work: social and community events all-year round!

Come and share your passion with us!

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

CAE is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As "One CAE," we take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity, Veteran status, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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