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Mechanical Design Engineer

The Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for leading the mechanical design component of highly integrated interactive experiences. The Mechanical Design Engineer works closely with other engineering specialists as well as designers and strategists to develop 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 requires the ability to clearly communicate, problem solve, and work collaboratively across disciplines.

The Mechanical Design Engineer is held accountable to the responsibilities listed below:

  • 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 and fabricate parts.
  • Sourcing - Source, specify, and/or procure components relevant to builds.
  • 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 (less than 5%).

About Deeplocal

Deeplocal is an internationally-recognized and awarded, creative studio based in Pittsburgh, PA that design and builds experiences for some of the world’s leading brands including Google, Spotify and Netflix.

Deeplocal’s team of 50+ includes experts in marketing, engineering, design, and fabrication who collaborate  to develop never-seen-before physical experiences for brand clients.

Deeplocal’s combined open office and fabrication studio includes more than 25,000 square feet of space in a renovated historic brewery on the rivers of Pittsburgh.

From creating a mind-controlled bike that allowed riders to shift with their thoughts, to building a robotic pitching machine that allowed a child to throw out the first pitch at a baseball game from thousands of miles away, to a single button that dims the lights, orders food, silencers your phone and puts on your favorite show, to a machine that graffitied tweets on the roads of the Tour de France, our projects are wide-ranging and unique.

Deeplocal has been behind some of advertising’s most talked about campaigns: the Netflix Socks, Zagat’s Tiny Cafe, Google Fiber Nick’s First Pitch, and the Nike Chalkbot.

Deeplocal has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania for the past four years and has received numerous awards in advertising and design. Deeplocal’s work has been featured on Fast Company, Wired, NYTimes, USA Today, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, and many more.

Deeplocal’s Mission

Invent products and experiences for innovative brands.

Deeplocal’s 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
  • Paid vacation
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