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Our engineering team are working on a range of R&D and manufacturing projects to support the continued growth of the business.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Mechanical Engineer who would like to work in a fast paced, cutting edge environment.  If you want to be at the forefront of AR technology and product development, then please do apply !

The role : 

  • Reporting to the  Head of Mechanical Design based in our new custom-built office in Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • You will be heavily involved in the hands-on development of prototype head mounted opto-mechanical systems  for the AR market  which includes glass imprinted nano-structured Waveguides  and miniature  Light  Engines
  • You will create  mechanical design  solutions for  complex optical rigs and fixtures  to test and calibrate the Waveguides and Light Engines
  • This is an opportunity to be involved in both in depth design, integration and delivery of products based on classical imaging optical systems in  both  glass and plastic
  • You will have great communication skills in order to capture customer requirements, while interfacing with  Optical and Industrial  Designers, delivering practical yet aesthetics design  solutions
  • Ownership of technical project delivery for the  mechanical discipline, plus integration with Electrical and Optical Designer

What we like to see :

  • Minimum of 5  years’ experience  in design of high specification  consumer  products  or  specialist optical equipment
  • Familiar with Kinematic design / alignment concepts for opto-mechanical design
  • First hand experience in designing and delivering  complex  miniature  opto-mechanical  products
  • Design for high volume manufacturing processes such as injection moulding and vacuum casting, machining etc
  • Highly independent – capable of prioritising goals, planning projects and tracking themselves against the plan
  • Practical workshop skills for development of prototype systems and assembly of first articles and test fixtures
  • Excellent communication skills to ensure clear liaison within the team as well as with suppliers and customers
  • Experience delivering innovative and imaginative solutions to problems
  • Continuously willing to learn with a very strong attention to detail

Bonus :

  • Optomechanical experience would be an advantage, however we will also consider a strong mechanical engineering background with the appetite to learn
  • Specific experience in HeadsUpDisplays, mobile phones or displays is preferred
  • Experience with NPI would be an advantage

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