Mechanical Engineer

DEPARTMENT  Engineering

LOCATION  Burbank, California



Litegear is looking for a self-motivated experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our dynamic team of engineers. The role is collaborative with design team during the development, validation, and manufacturing process. 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.


  • Experience manufacturing products with electronics.
  • Experience using 3D SolidWorks CAD to meet product requirements. Plans and conducts testing to validate design function. Outputs including CAD drawings, reports, and BOM’s.
  • Experience in manufacturability (tolerancing, documentation, bill of materials, production drawings (ASME Y14.5, GD&T)
  • Experience developing manufacturing/test/quality processes
  • Experience developing suppliers from first article to high volume production with make/buy decisions and selecting multiple vendors
  • Experience working with electronic suppliers that use automatic and manual component placement.
  • Experience building prototypes, test fixtures, and fabricating parts with hand tools. Collaborates with electronic design engineers to create product design and test.
  • Experience overseeing manufacturing and production processes during prototype stage and during the launch of new products.
  • Experience laying out a facility for manufacturing, inventory, engineering support, and test processes.
  • Works with design team to establish material and hardware requirements for products.
  • Ensures deliverables are met per program schedules.


  • BSME required, MSME preferred.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in electro/mechanical design.
  • Mechanical aptitude of interpretation of mechanical drawing specifications.
  • Experience with manufacturing processes (electronics is a plus).
  • 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 to organize and manage multiple projects, set priorities and work independently.
  • 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