We're looking for a talented and creative person to help iFixit deliver excellent repair experiences. As a product design engineer, you'll be working alongside other engineers to ideate and create new repair products and procedures

Responsibilities:

  • Be a key engineering contributor in iFixit's innovation-driven NPI process.
  • Dive into the exciting consumer electronics repair industry, where you'll design advanced tools and parts that empower DIY enthusiasts.
  • Innovate by generating design options, solving challenges, and taking products from concept to launch.
  • Oversee product lifecycles, driving improvements and resolving issues.
  • Collaborate with quality and manufacturing teams for precision.
  • Create impactful design documentation, including proposals, memos, presentations, and RFQs.

Before applying you should possess:

  • A technical degree related to consumer product design, or convincing related experience
  • 2-5 years experience in a related field.
  • Computer Aided Engineering Skills, specifically 3D design (Autodesk Inventor preferred) and 2D design communication skills
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills

Candidates get bonus points for the following:

  • Industrial design generation and evidence of customer-focused engineering
  • Engineering Design Communication skills: RFQ Packages, design Documents (proposals, memos, presentations)
  • Knowledge of DFM and DFA methods and constraints. Ability to design for a variety of materials and processes.
  • Experience with product lifecycles, BOM management, revisions
  • Experience in consumer electronics design
  • Hands-on experience with tools and repair

Some key personality traits that we'd like to see:

  • Self-motivation and diligent work ethic
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Anticipation of problems and solving them before they become a reality
  • Passionate about repair
  • Ability to learn new things very quickly
  • Ability to work well with others, accept feedback, and change directions if needed

Perks

iFixit is a great place to work, here are some of our perks:

  • 401k plan with 4% employer match after one year of employment.
  • Full benefits package. Competitive medical, dental, vision and life insurance with generous employer contribution. Plus a stipend toward coverage for your dependent(s).
  • Dependent Care FSA.
  • Flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and volunteer time off.
  • Generous stipends towards repair & wellness.
  • $400 towards a bike or alternative method of transportation.
  • $100 towards a pair of headphones.
  • Employee discounts on parts and tools.
  • Charitable contribution matching: we'll 100% match your tax deductible donations.

Diversity

When you go to a website like iFixit and scroll through the guides, it's easy to forget that there are tons of real people keeping all those bits and bytes running smoothly. But there are literally dozens of us! We're a diverse team, split between two continents, but we're united by a love of tinkering and repair.

iFixit is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Because we are trying to teach everyone to fix every thing, we need a team as diverse as our online community. We believe that it takes people of all backgrounds to help us fix the world. Therefore, iFixit does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any of the other important characteristics that make us unique and valuable.

iFixit is committed to creating a diverse team—not only in who we hire—but through creating a supportive environment for all of our team members based on mutual respect and inclusivity.

To Apply:

Upload a .pdf of your resume and a short cover letter. Be sure to tell us about your CAD experience, and include some screenshots or renders of examples of your work, if you’re able.