**Overview:**Design House in San Francisco is looking for sharp, technical, and detail-oriented individuals who can lead small mechanical engineering teams in the design and development of high-end consumer products. This person interfaces with client teams on a regular basis and their mechanical design expertise will project and inspire confidence to both clients and internal team members. The ideal candidate will have proven success acting as a technical lead on electro-mechanical consumer product development and has prior consulting or customer-facing experience.**Top Skills:**CAD skills (solid works), Foundation of mechanical analysis, Mechanical architectures**Additional Skills & Qualifications:**+ **Relocation unavailable - Bay Area Redisnecy Required**+ **7 years of experience required**+ Excellent CAD skills in SolidWorks - create and use surfaces, master-models, manage and maintain large assemblies+ Strong foundation in mechanical analysis - free body diagrams, strength calculations, static and dynamic FEA, multi-part tolerance stack analysis, thermal and fluid analysis+ Proven experience creating robust mechanical architectures - develop performance specifications and design to them with known factors of safety and minimum BOM cost; produce designs that optimize ID goals without sacrificing mechanical integrity; create solutions that allow for performance tuning in future development phases with minimal impact to ID or cost+ Expertise in part design - knowledge of plastic and metal materials, insert molding and multiple shots, stiffness and warp management, custom illumination effects, plating/coating/finishing options, stampings, deep-drawings, die-casting, MIM, extrusions, optimizing cosmetic quality, and command of DFM practices+ Experience integrating CE product technologies - motors, gear-trains, sensors, optical systems, thermal systems, microphones and speakers, fluid valving and sealing strategies, displays, foams, tapes, and springs+ Clear and effective communication skills - convey engineering expertise with clients, external ID partners, in-house engineers, manufacturing partners, and project managers; confidently put forth design recommendations to clients based on clear rationale; articulate technical risks and mitigation plans as the lead technical decision-maker on a project**About Aerotek:**We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.