Publicis Groupe

AI Engineer (Proof Of Concept Developer)

Nov 06, 2023

New York City, United States

Company Description

Publicis Re:Sources is the backbone of Publicis Groupe, the world’s third-largest communications group. Formed in 1998 as a small team to service a few Publicis Groupe firms, Publicis Re:Sources has grown to 5,000+ people servicing a global network of prestigious advertising, public relations, media, healthcare and digital marketing agencies. We provide technology solutions and business services including finance, accounting, legal, benefits, procurement, tax, real estate, treasury and risk management to help Publicis Groupe agencies do what they do best: create and innovate for their clients.  In addition to providing essential, everyday services to the 100,000+ global Publicis Groupe employees, we build products and support capabilities that advances Publicis Groupe’s long-term growth strategy — taking even the smallest ideas into big concepts and beyond.

In addition to providing essential, everyday services to our agencies, Publicis Re:Sources develops and implements platforms, applications and tools to enhance productivity, encourage collaboration and enable professional and personal development. We continually transform to keep pace with our ever-changing communications industry and thrive on a spirit of innovation felt around the globe. With our support, Publicis Groupe agencies continue to create and deliver award-winning campaigns for their clients.

The company is a premier shared services company serving the financial, technological and administrative needs of U.S.-based business units of the world’s third largest Communications company.  With 2021 net revenues of over 10 billion Euros, the parent company specializes in Advertising, Digital, Media buying and consultancy.  The parent company is present in over 100+ countries on 5 continents, with 100,000 employees.

Job Description


Join our pioneering team at Gen Canvas to drive innovation around creative Gen AI tooling for the Publicis Groupe Agencies. Gen Canvas is a cutting-edge platform crafted to meld a seamless canvas-based UI with AI generation capabilities, encapsulating a spectrum of commercially viable toolsets through our collaborations with giants like OpenAI, Bria, Invidia, RunwayML, Eleven Labs, and Open source solutions. We are looking for dynamic, skilled, and imaginative minds to fill four crucial roles in our Proof Of Concept (POC) Team. This venture is not just about having a regular job but about being part of a venture that blends creativity with technology to redefine the workflow for the Age of Intelligence.

 **Gen Canvas Tool Description:**

Gen Canvas is a robust platform designed with a canvas-based UI paired with a generation window, built to integrate an array of commercially recognized toolsets. It serves as a bridge between raw creativity and viable AI tooling solutions, offering a platform where ideas transform into visual and functional prototypes, propelling the operational capabilities of Publicis Groupe to new heights.


Step into the future with Gen Canvas, where creativity aligns with technology to redefine the boundaries of what's possible. As an AI Engineer specializing in developing Proof Of Concepts (POCs), you'll play a critical role in showcasing the potential of integrating new AI tools with our platform. Your knack for innovation and technical expertise will be the cornerstone for demonstrating how AI can propel creative endeavors to unprecedented heights.


  • Develop and fine-tune AI proofs of concept that align with the toolset of Gen Canvas, encapsulating a vision of what's attainable with the integration of evolving AI technologies.
  • Create captivating demo builds to elucidate the potential and functionality of new AI tools, serving as a catalyst for future integrations.
  • Collaborate closely with the technical and product teams to recommend enhancements, ensuring that the POCs are in synergy with the overarching goals of Gen Canvas.
  • Keep abreast of the latest advancements in AI/ML technologies, incorporating new insights into the development of POCs to keep Gen Canvas at the cutting edge.
  • Engage in continual learning and development to foster innovation and to stay current with industry trends.


  • Deep understanding of AI tools and emerging capabilities.
  • Strong programming skills with experience in Python or other languages used in AI/ML.
  • Proven experience with AI/ML frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, or similar.
  • A portfolio showcasing successful AI projects, particularly those involving creative applications or POC development.
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle, agile methodologies, and version control systems like Git.
  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, AI, or related fields.

At Gen Canvas, you will be amidst a team of forward-thinking individuals dedicated to shaping the narrative of Creative AI Tooling. Your contributions will transcend the conventional, offering a glimpse into a future where creativity and AI converge seamlessly.

Embark on this extraordinary journey with Gen Canvas, where every day is a venture into the extraordinary and a chance to redefine the digital creative landscape!

Explore, innovate, and make a lasting impact in the realm of Creative AI Tooling with Gen Canvas.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) currently in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" relations.

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