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CMF Designer

About You:

You’re a creative CMF Designer with aspirations to help define the strategic palette development for use across a global product portfolio.  You are looking for an opportunity to join a best-in-class mechanical team to solve difficult problems, meet tight deadlines, and build amazing products, as well as assisting with designing for manufacturing. If you have a strong mechanical background,  combined with an acute eye for detail and you’re excited to be part of a young, cutting-edge technology company, then this job may be for you!

What You Will Do:

  • Create CMF (colour, material, finish) specifications for complex consumer type electronic products.
  • Research materials, component technologies, and advanced manufacturing processes.
  • Travel frequently to work with overseas suppliers.
  • Work with vendors to optimize the visual appearance and quality of complex consumer products as it relates to CMF.  
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing process and finishing issues to optimize yields.

What You Need:

You have 8+ years of CMF experience including:  

  • A comprehensive understanding of how to design and specify high quality cosmetic components and cosmetic acceptance criteria.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the value of ID and how to balance technical requirements with product vision.
  • Hands-on expertise managing ODM/JDM partners through a development process.
  • Strong knowledge of multiple manufacturing processes and materials including injection moulding, machining, casting, and stamping.
  • Experience with various finishing processes including painting, plating, PVD, tumbling, and polishing.
  • Must have been a lead contributor on several full product development lifecycles from concept to delivery.

Bonus Points For:

  • Worked within the wearables industry
  • Enjoys travel
  • Quality control

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

Why Thalmic:

Day-to-day, we challenge each other to constantly raise the bar, encourage unconventional thinking to achieve innovative breakthroughs, and are passionately committed to surpassing our goals. We advocate a healthy lifestyle and promote continuous learning in a flexible work environment. Most of all, we set visionary goals, and we’re passionate about building the best, most impactful products that people will love.

About Us:

Thalmic is a hardware + software company building exciting technologies that will shape the future of human-computer interaction, backed by a world-class team of investors including Intel Capital, Spark Capital and The Amazon Alexa Fund.  

We announced our first product, the Myo gesture control armband, in 2013, and pre-sold over 10,000 units in the first 48 hours. Myo is now shipping worldwide and has gone on to win numerous awards, including Digital Trends’ “Best of CES 2014” Award for Cool Tech.

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