Mechanical Engineer

Department: Engineering

Location: San Jose

Who is Outward Inc?

Outward Inc. is a visual transformation technology company. Since 2012, our team of inventors, technologists, brand experts, and changemakers, have been reinventing the retail customer shopping journey through innovations in product visualizations.

Using cutting-edge 3D, AR/VR, and web technologies, Outward is bringing the advantages of automated, AI-perfected product photography to our clients — allowing them to produce a large volume of product images at the push of a button and publish them in any format — from e-commerce to traditional media. 

These innovations enable a breadth of digital experiences and meaningful interactions between manufacturers and retailers of all sizes, and their customers.

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (www.outwardinc.com).  Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Mechanical Engineer

You will join two other mechanical engineers, designing moving stages for photography, structural members for a large light-box, camera and LED flash mounts, and cable routing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design of metal components such as structural supports and brackets
  • Design of plastic parts, initially fabricated using 3d printing, but later using injection molding
  • Coordinate with purchasing and fabrication vendors
  • Maintain Bill of Materials including manufactured parts plus standard hardware such as bolts
  • Carefully consider manufacturing costs and ease of assembly

 

Experience:

  • BSME or equivalent and at least 3 years industry experience
  • Experience with standard CAD tools, preferably Solidworks
  • Experience designing aluminum welded parts, sheet metal, and plastic injection molded parts
  • Experience shepherding designs through standards certification such as UL and OSHA is helpful

Benefits Just for You

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • Company-sponsored team events such as regular staff parties
  • Friendly, caring co-workers and management

Why you will love working at Outward, Inc.

  • We’re a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
  • A technologically and data-driven business
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
  • We’re at the forefront of tech and eCommerce, redefining technology for the next generation
  • We’re passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
  • We get to be creative daily
  • A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
  • We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
  • We have fun!
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