Senior Design Engineer

Burbank, CA
Engineering /
Full-Time /
Welcome to Applied Minds

Founded in 2000, Applied Minds draws on the talents of nearly 150 employees and a network of subject matter experts to innovate by melding art, design, science, and engineering. We help organizations ask the right questions and then provide unexpected, yet powerful solutions. With a passion for inventing the future for our clients, we bring together brilliant and creative talent from numerous disciplines into multidisciplinary teams to work on projects such as autonomous systems, command centers, modeling and simulation systems, robotics, spacecraft, UAVs, user experiences, vehicles, and more.
Equipped with outstanding tools and technology, collaborative spaces, an art department, and advanced fabrication and prototyping facilities, we work in an informal, creative environment that blurs the lines between disciplines.
If you have exceptional talent and passion, join Applied Minds and help us create for the ages.


    • Mechanical Systems Design
    • Structural design and analysis
    • Electromechanical design
    • Mechanism design
    • Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and servomotor actuation
    • Development for Fabrication
    • Other duties as assigned


    • 10 plus years of applicable design work experience
    • BS degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred
    • Demonstrated experience designing mechanisms and actuation
    • Demonstrated design, engineering and CAD modeling skills with the ability to transfer designs to effective production techniques
    • Mechanical design and production experience in at least one, and preferably more of the following industries:  automotive, race car design, off-highway equipment, entertainment, theme parks, aerospace, medical, and consumer products
    • Demonstrated hands on experience in mechanical design, electrical and electronics integration in mechanical systems, prototyping, fabrication, and creating finished high performance systems
    • Design for manufacturing and prototype development
    • Able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with team members from very diverse disciplines
    • Advanced materials applications and manufacturing experience including high performance materials, composites and engineering plastics
    • Comfortable and effective working in a fast paced, rapid prototyping and development environment, with highly creative design teams
We are committed to fair and equitable compensation for all employees. We thoughtfully consider a wide range of factors when determining individual compensation. The expected base annual salary range for this role is between $150k to $165k annually. Actual compensation will vary depending on skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

Applied Minds is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and as such make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

If you don’t see a position that interests you on our current list we encourage you to submit your resume through our future opportunities, as our needs are always changing and you just may be the person we are looking for next.