It's The Flash Pack

Design Engineer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 25 May 2019
Job Listing Added: 26 April 2019

ABOUT US:


The Flash Pack are a multi award winning fully independent creative studio focused on visual innovation. We are a team of 25+ staff delivering over 400 live days of event activity in 2017 and one of only 10,000 businesses in the UK who are considered ‘high growth’, meaning we have had a consistent increase in turnover or headcount of 20% or more YOY for the last three years. This trend is expected to continue over the coming years.


ACCOLADES:


- Small Agency Of The Year - Creativepool 2017
- Company of the year - IPM COGS 2017
- Camera Crew of The Year - BEConnected 2017
- Best Innovation - IPM COGS 2016
- 2018 SHORTLISTED:
- Small Agency Of The Year (2nd year running) - Creativepool 2018
- Best Agency to Work For - Creativepool 2018
- Best Social Campaign (Nokia) - Creativepool 2018
- Best Use of Experiential Tech in a Physical Experience – Campaign Tech Awards 2018
- Over the past year we have built out built on our product range and services, with a focus on branded content, experiential, and influencer work. We have a huge and enviable client list and a diverse portfolio of work. As the growth of the business continues, we now have an - opportunity for a talented Design Engineer to join The Pack.
- Based in a striking newly renovated 7,500 sq ft studio in South East London, our office environment is fast paced within a fun and friendly space. We have a strong team working culture and collaborative focus.
- We have an on site café, bike storage, car parking, showers and direct trains to London Bridge and Victoria within walking distance. -
- Brixton tube is a short bus journey away.


THE ROLE


Our product portfolio at The Flash Pack is varied, from in-house content capture tools to bespoke installations, to custom builds for broadcast and experiential activations, we create content in creative and innovative ways.


As Junior Design Engineer you will be part of the team responsible for developing that product portfolio, taking inspiration from technology that is used in the film and photography industries to produce highly capable and well engineered specialist equipment that is used in the field and at the studio.


You will have a passion for solving problems using both a hands on and solid design process approach. You are mechanically adept, a creative problem solver but process driven, who enjoys detailed design & execution, product development and relentlessly testing new ideas.


You will be collaborating on design specifications and all stages of the design process from project scoping, basic concepts and proof of principle rigs through to prototypes and engineering builds. You will work with electrical engineers, fabricators and suppliers. Keeping detailed and concise documentation is paramount to your work. You will keep meticulous records of components and suppliers. Managing timelines and budgets will also form part of your responsibilities.


You love working in a team of highly skilled people, all with strong opinions about various technologies, frameworks and approaches to delivery. You will be able to articulate your ideas to your colleagues effectively and will take on board the ideas of others. You will thrive when faced with new challenges and will constantly look to improve Flash Pack products..


As a key member of the technical team you are the person people look to for answers, and you never disappoint. You will work closely with the production team in order to best help them understand the products you have built and be able to explain complex technical elements in clear and simple ways.


THE CANDIDATE


- A degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar.
- Highly capable in mechanical design.
- Component maker and are happy to get hands on with prototyping and building.
- Familiar with batch manufacturing processes.
- Highly competent in CAD software, Autodesk Fusion 360 or Inventor preferred.
- You are familiar and will adhere unfailingly to safety and design standards.
- You are meticulous about keeping up to date documentation and records.
- Confident at time and cost estimations and manages deadlines
- You are confident and consistent, able to work under pressure using your own initiative.
- You have a ‘can do’ positive approach to problem solving.
- Presentation skills are highly desirable and a familiarity with industry planning, scoping and tracking tools is a must.
- You must have strong verbal & written communications skills
- Knowledge of film making
- Possess a thorough knowledge of event, onsite and technical production and awareness of related technologies is beneficial
- 1 years+ experience


WHY US?

Well, if we haven’t floated your boat already, and taking a look at the work we deliver didn’t get you all weak at the knees, here are some other reasons why you might want to join us.


We have fun. This industry is hard work – demanding clients and long hours, but we like to think we’re pretty good at having fun whilst we do it. Our staff retention rates are testament to that.

We are fair. Working at the weekend? Don’t get any time off back for your hard work? We don’t expect you to give us your life. Why would we? Work an hour at the weekend, get it back in lieu at a time that suits you.

We are ambitious. Independently owned and run, with big dreams, we have a clear plan in place and are focused on making it happen.

We are honest. Open door policy to management for the entire team, so no one is left wondering. We respect and value our staff and feel honesty is always the best policy.

We are innovative. Constantly pushing boundaries and leaders in our field, we often create first to market products and experiences that simply haven’t been seen before.

We are dog friendly. Bugsy the cavapoo, and Lolly the whippet are two of our current resident pooches. Perfect for lightning up those Monday morning blues!

We are a family. We spend the majority of our lives at work, which means we spend more time with our colleagues than our nearest and dearest. We like to think we’ve created an extended family at The Flash Pack, and only recruit seriously talented members to be part of the pack.

How to Apply

Drop us a message on why you'd be great at this role, with a CV to [email protected]