Fonction professionnelle: Research & Innovation

Type de poste: Permanent

Type de contrat: Full - Time

Site: Shanghai

Pays: China

Do you like diving into color science top challenges ?"

Then L'Oréal Research & Innovation might be exactly the place you have always been looking for !
For more than hundred years, L’Oréal believes that beauty needs Science. In a world now transformed by digital technology and the emergence of new scientific Domains, we are confident in our ability to turn these opportunities into major innovations, closely linked to the new consumer expectations all over the world. Science & Technology are allowing us to invent safe, trustable, sustainable & responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people’s lives.
L’Oréal R&I has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 3800 L'Oréal R&I people are talented and highly skilled, located in major markets, working in a cooperative way, opened to the world. 

We are seeking a (Senior) Scientist to join our expanding Color Science Team within our vibrant world of Cosmetics. You will work cross functionally with the Makeup Labs, Hair Color Labs, Product Evaluation Team, Digital Incubator and Marketing. As a (Senior) Scientist you will lead exciting color projects from cosmetic pigment/raw materials color analysis and color measurement techniques to correlation between measurement data and perceptions. Uncover consumer color preferences with consideration of color appearance effects, color management and more! If you have a love for Beauty and the scientific expertise in Color we’d love to hear from you!

      • PhD or Master’s Degree with 2-3 years of experience in physics/optics, electronic engineering, computer engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, color science, etc.
      • Solid understanding of colorimetry, color appearance, psychophysics and color management systems.

      • Thorough understanding of color measurement and various color measurement instruments

      • Proficient in data analysis.

      • Understanding of linear algebra and optimization.

      • Proven computer programming skills and efficient with software packages (C/C++, matlab, R, Python, SAS, Excel, etc)

      • Good understanding of color pigments and raw materials technologies.

      • Demonstrated independent thinking and problem-solving skills  

      • Strong technical skills and attention to detail     

      • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced setting while maintaining attention to detail and precision in techniques   

      • Good communication and presentation skills   

      • Must be self-driven and passionate for the beauty industry


    • Good knowledge of makeup trends and competitor insight as it relates to color in order to understand how and where to drive the brand.
    • Understand color in a technical way while still being able to relate to marketing and understand marketing trends of color.

      • Proficient with various forms of artificial intelligence.