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Berlin, Germany
Senior creative technologist

nFRONTIER has a vacancy for a senior creative technologist to join its team in Berlin, Germany.

We are offering a senior creative technologist role with experience in automotive, consumer products, industry or similar sectors in Berlin, Germany.

nFRONTIER is a young innovation studio. We use the latest technologies to develop physical products and innovative business models. Our projects and assignments are not only the best solution to our clients’ problems, but always a direct response to the pressing social, environmental and economic challenges of our time.

We are an international, creative team – consisting of architects, engineers, and designers – and are looking for support in the area of mechanical, mechatronics or electrical engineering.

We work in the following industries: mobility sector, construction/architecture, consumer products, and factory of the future.

Your role is hands-on, with a focus on conceptualizing, ideating, prototyping, designing and building tech-based creative solutions in close collaboration with our designers, engineers, creatives, and technologists.

You are ultimately a creative person but engineering is one of your core skills. You should have experience or at least a great understanding of a wide array of technologies such as, but not limited to, web and mobile development, AR/VR, game engines, electronics prototyping toolkits, conversational interfaces, and AI-driven creative solutions. Solid understanding of visual and experience design and tools is expected.

Your role and responsibilities:

  • brainstorm, conceptualise, and prototype, at speed, unique digital experiences within the creative team
  • develop future products from design ideas to functional prototypes/demonstrators and furthermore support hand-over for production
  • full responsibility for the implementation of the broad range of DFX issues including technical and commercial requirements into new products
  • driving application innovation and integrating new technologies
  • apply your understanding of mechanical design, industry standards and process optimization to conceptualise and detail future solutions
  • develop mechanical, mechatronics and electrical components/ systems in automotive, consumer products, industry and similar sectors
  • engineering fully functional prototypes including sourcing electrical or mechanical components and preparing 3D printable CAD files
  • work closely with our clients as well as designers, web developers, and project managers

Your background and experience:

  • advanced degree (master) from a leading university in mechanical engineering, creative technology, electrical engineering, or a comparable field
  • at least four years’ proven career experience in creative technology-related roles
  • solid experience and interest in emerging technologies
  • at least five years’ experience using CAD software such as Autodesk Inventor or Rhino
  • experience with Arduino or embedded programming
  • experience working and designing electronics and hardware
  • experience with JavaScript and frontend frameworks like React
  • knowledge, if not hands-on experience, of game engines (e.g. Unity and Unreal) and their possibilities (gaming but also AR/VR, raytracing, virtual cinematography)
  • ability to simplify complex technical concepts into more non-technical descriptions
  • excellent presentation, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • keen to work in small international and interdisciplinary teams
  • high quality standards and good communication, and planning skills make you a perfect fit

What we offer:

  • the chance to be working for a purpose on the most pressing challenges of our times
  • a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary, and international team
  • your work will have high impact on our innovative technology development
  • we are located in the creative heart of Berlin

Are you a perfectly qualified person and interested in emerging and cutting-edge technologies and extraordinary projects? Please submit your CV and PDF via the ‘Apply for job’ button below.

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