Mechanical Design Engineer

DEPARTMENT  Engineering

LOCATION  Burbank, California


What We’re Looking For
LiteGear is looking for a highly self-driven Mechanical Design Engineer to join our
dynamic team of engineers! The role is collaborative with design team during the
development, validation, and manufacturing process. You will be part of the team
that develops world class lighting products, and lead key efforts in our industry. This position requires previous electronics lab, manufacturing, and/or test experience. You are expected to be 100% onsite at the facility – this is a full-time, on-site position.

Who We Are
Founded in 2006 by Al DeMayo, Mike Bauman, and Jeff Soderberg, LiteGear is an
LED lighting equipment company for professionals in Cinema, TV, and HD Video
industries. If you have seen movies like Marvel, and Iron Man than you’ve seen the
talent that all our team members devote to all of our products.

Primary Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Design of world-class lighting and lighting ecosystem products using 3D
  • SolidWorks CAD to meet product requirements.
    Plans and conducts testing to validate design function. Outputs including CAD drawings, reports, and BOM’s.
  • Will be responsible for consumer/professional product design, including
    incorporation of multi-input design aesthetics to launch market-leading
  • Develop suppliers from first article to high volume production with make/buy
    decisions and selecting multiple vendors.
  • Develop domestic and international suppliers to meet quality, performance
    and cost targets of design outputs.
  • Rapid protoyping of design concepts, prototypes, test fixtures, and
    fabricating parts with hand tools. Collaborates with electronic design
    engineers to create product design and test.
  • Create roadmaps for technology and manufacturing needs to maintain
    LiteGear’s market leadership position.
  • Works with design team to establish material and hardware requirements for
  • Manage bills of materials and cost thereof.
  • Ensures deliverables are met per program schedules.

Qualified Candidates Must Have

  • BSME in Mechanical Engineering required, MSME preferred.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in electro/mechanical design. Experience in
    manufacturing environment, with electro-mechanical products, tooled
    components and professional product design.
  • Experience in manufacturability (tolerancing, documentation, bill of
    materials, production drawings (ASME Y14.5, GD&T).
  • Mechanical aptitude of interpretation of mechanical drawing specifications.
  • Experience with manufacturing processes (electronics is a plus).
  • Experience overseeing manufacturing and production processes during
    prototype stage and during the launch of new products.
  • Experience with domestic and international suppliers of tooling, sheet metal
    components, cable harnesses and consumer products materials.
  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing-driven design issues.
  • Ability to read/understand complex drawings and 3D databases. Proficient
    Designing in 3D using SolidWorks CAD software.
  • Working ability in reading and understanding complex technical data sheets.
  • Ability in organize and manage multiple projects, set priorities and work
  • Ability to work with development teams across the different lines of business
    and with suppliers to develop custom solutions.
Why LiteGear – Have you every wanted to be part of the exciting and creative world of movie making? Have you ever been curious how filmmakers create beautiful images using light and shadow? Have you ever wanted to be part of a Team of talented, creative, and motivated people that are out to change the world? If so, LiteGear could be the company for you.
LiteGear has been innovating the lighting industry for the past 16 years with the focus on becoming the leading cinematic lighting solutions provider in the world.
We are currently looking for new team members who want to be part of creating the future of cinematic lighting technology and to be part of a company with excellent benefits, fun work environment, and rewarding careers.

LiteGear was founded in 2006 after creating the lighting solutions for the arc reactor in the major motion picture Iron Man and the bridge of the Starship Enterprise in Star Trek (2009). LiteGear has since developed product lines such as LiteRibbon, LiteDimmer, LiteMat, and LiteTile which continues to have a major impact on lighting and set design across the globe. Come join us and make an impact on movie making. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. LiteGear Inc. offers comprehensive medical and dental benefits, generous vacation, holiday and sick/personal leave, as well as a 401k and profit sharing plan.
LiteGear Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
COVID-19 considerations: We have a mandatory vaccination policy