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Mechanical Design Engineer

Deeplocal is looking for a highly responsible problem-solver to join their growing engineering team. The Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for leading the mechanical design component of highly integrated interactive experiences. This position works closely with other engineering specialists as well as designers and strategists to develop and execute creative concepts.

Developing integrated engineering under marketing timelines requires the ability to adapt to Deeplocal’s unique approach to engineering. Working on short term projects with high visibility makes clear communication, critical thinking, and team collaboration extremely important to success.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a background in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or another similar discipline. Beyond technical skills but as important are a strong work ethic, reliability, and a positive attitude.

Accountabilities:

  • Design Mechanical Systems - Assist with the rapid design of mechanical systems, develop design mock-ups, and develop mechanical systems diagrams.
  • CAD Modeling - Produce accurate and robust CAD models of mechanical and industrial design systems using Solidworks. Ability to transform hand sketches and preliminary models into detail models, with little oversight, is a must.
  • Bill of Material - Produce and maintain accurate BOMs for projects.
  • Documentation - Produce and maintain accurate mechanical drawings of parts and assemblies. Produce realistic rendering of 3D models to support creative pitches and marketing initiatives
  • Fabrication - Operate basic shop machinery, fabricate, and assemble parts; operate manual and CNC machines
  • Project Status Updates - Provide producers with regular project status briefings including but not limited to time, budget, and known variances.
  • Project Completion - Responsible for seeing a project through the process; producing a quality finished product that meets the client expectations and project specifications.
  • Installation Support and Commissioning - Support and commission projects onsite. Perform on the ground debugging and technical problem solving. Travel when necessary (5-10%).
  • Sourcing - Source, specify, and/or procure components relevant to builds.

 

About Deeplocal

Deeplocal is a creative engineering company based in Pittsburgh PA. We are reinventing marketing by creating story-driven interactive experiences and objects using emerging technology. Our clients are some of the world’s most loved brands, such as Google, Nike, and Netflix.

Our team is made up of exceptionally talented, highly motivated people who are experts in the fields of marketing, design, fabrication, and engineering (robotics, software, mechanical, electrical, aerospace, hybrid design / engineers...you name it).

We love to make inventions. We made a machine that chalked Tweets on the roads of the Tour de France. We designed a miniature golf course that responds to your voice commands. We engineered a bunch of parked cars to use their horns and alarm sounds to play Despacito. We built a giant, interactive wall out of thousands of arcade buttons that responds when you touch it. We created a robot that makes you a custom cocktail and serves up a side of chit chat while you wait.

Deeplocal has been behind some of the industry’s most talked about campaigns: Netflix Socks, Nike Chalkbot, Lyft Auto Tunes, and more. We also build innovative experiences and products for the tech industry’s biggest conferences, and for office and retail spaces around the globe.

Our studio is in a renovated brewery loft in Sharpsburg, PA, just outside of downtown Pittsburgh and right across the river from Lawrenceville. We have snacks, a pool table, and a 12,000 square foot fabrication shop.

We’ve been named Best Places to Work in Western PA four times. Our founder was named CEO of the Year by the Pittsburgh Technology Council last year. Our work has been featured on Fast Company, Wired, NYTimes, USA Today, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, and many more.

Mission: Invent products and experiences for innovative brands.

Purpose: To be a place where amazing talent can invent, create and inspire.

Core Values: Deeplocal is committed to maintaining the company's core values and culture as the company grows. Employees should exhibit the following Deeplocal core values:

  • Respectful
  • Efficient
  • Inventive
  • Resourceful
  • Humble

Benefits Include:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Gym subsidy
  • Retirement plan with employer matching
  • Company retreats and trips
  • Paid vacation
  • Generous primary & secondary caregiver leave



 

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