Careers

Ideum is a creative company located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico. We are focused on developing a new generation of innovative visitor experiences. We work with world famous museums, Fortune 500 companies, top brands, and innovative nonprofits across the globe. We seek talented and motivated individuals who want to join us as we explore what’s next in software and hardware development for public spaces.

AV Technician Intern

Summary

Compensation: $15 / hour.
Position Type: Full time (40 Hours).
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.


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The Position

We seek a full-time AV Intern to support efforts involving creative problem solving, implementation and support of our professional AV installations and interactive technology experiences. This a paid, fixed term internship for 10-12 weeks (depending on the candidate’s availability and the timing of the hire). Responsibilities include a broad range of tasks including AV technical setup and configuration, physical labor, research, testing, troubleshooting, communications and documentation. The position could lead to a full-time position.

General Qualifications

We are searching for an AV Technician Intern to play a role in helping customize technical solutions, and in the hands-on implementation of our professional AV installations and other exhibits. You will be challenged with a variety of projects, a rapidly changing technical landscape, multi-tasking across projects and proposals, and partnering on integrations with internal teams including Design, Development, Production and Sales. Candidates will ideally have some past AV skills and excellent written and verbal communications skills.

About Ideum

Ideum develops custom multitouch and HCI exhibits for museums, nonprofit organizations, and socially responsible companies. The firm has worked on custom software and hardware projects with some of the world’s top museums such as: Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, The Field Museum, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago), Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, SFMOMA, and more. In addition, Ideum has worked with Fortune 500 companies and iconic brands such as: Apple, Adobe, Coca-Cola, Boeing, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Union Pacific, and others. We are an internationally recognized interactive design firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe).
Please see our website, project portfolio and blog to learn more about us.

How to Apply

Please respond via email (see below) and include examples of your work (URLS – if available) along with a cover letter—and your resume.
NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered.

In your cover letter, please address the following questions:

  • What drew you to this position?
  • Explain what collaboration means to you and how it is part of your process.
  • Share your approach to learning new technology.
  • Why do you want to work with Ideum?
  • Describe your ideal working environment.

 

PLEASE: NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/av-technician-intern/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task
  • Experience with Audio Visual equipment
  • Experience with video conferencing, audio, and other systems
  • Experience with shop tools
  • Understanding of networking and components
  • Experience building computer systems
  • Windows OS and other systems administration
  • Ability to lift, move and install AV equipment up to 50 pounds

Extra Credit

  • Experience in IT
  • Experience with electrical systems and concepts
  • Experience in fabrication
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Experience with microelectronics, sensors, etc.
  • Experience with 3D rendering and printing
  • Metalwork, woodwork and fabrication
  • Experience with technical documentation
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world

HCI Programmer

Summary

Compensation: Dependent upon Experience.
Position Type: This is a full-time position (40 hours).
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.

The Position

We seek a developer with demonstrated programming experience and other complementary skills to join our team of programmers, designers, UI / UX developers, and producers. We work on custom installations for world renowned museums, Fortune 500 companies, and other interesting clients. As our company continues to expand, we are looking for a self-starter who can contribute right away, but who is also willing to learn new things.

About Ideum

Ideum creates HCI software products, multitouch hardware products along with dynamic exhibits and websites for museums, non-profit organizations, and socially responsible companies. We are an internationally recognized interactive design firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe). In addition, we design and sell multitouch tables and custom exhibit hardware to museums, corporations, non-profit organizations and socially responsible companies worldwide.

Please see our website (http://ideum.com), project portfolio (http://ideum.com/creative-services) and blog (http://ideum.com/blog/) to learn more about us.

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes full health benefits (65% after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance. Also included is a company-matched 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan (available after one year of employment). Pay is based upon experience.

How to Apply

Please respond via email (see below) and include examples of your work (URLS – if available) along with a cover letter—and your resume.

NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered.

 

In your cover letter, please address the following questions:

  • · What drew you to this position?
  • · Explain what collaboration means to you and how it is part of your process.
  • · What do you like about programming?
  • · What qualities and life-experiences would you bring to the position?
  • · Share your approach to learning new technology.
  • · Why do you want to work with Ideum?
  • · Describe your ideal working environment.

PLEASE: NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/hci-programmer/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience programming in multiple languages/environments
  • Demonstrated experience in programming visual interfaces of some kind
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with version control software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interest in science, art, history, and social issues
  • Strong conceptual and information design skills
  • Ability to organize efficiently and effectively
  • College degree in computer Science, mathematics or a scientific field - or equivalent life experience

Extra Credit

  • 3-5 Years industry experience working on applications from concept to deployment
  • Experience with HCI and tangible interfaces
  • Hardware and systems engineering experience
  • Experience with 3D modeling and/or authoring
  • Experience with mobile authoring
  • Experience with Qt
  • Experience with Unity 3D
  • Experience with CSS, XML, JavaScript
  • Experience with Web and server-based technologies
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • Experience with hardware and systems engineering

Solidworks Drafter

Summary

Compensation: DOE
Position Type: Full time (40 Hours).
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.

About Ideum

Ideum designs and creates multitouch hardware and software products along with dynamic exhibits for museums, non-profit organizations, and socially responsible companies. We are an internationally recognized interactive design and development firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe). Our company is diverse; we work with top museums, well-known brands, and technology companies. Along with custom software development, we design and sell our own innovative multitouch tables. We construct custom exhibits which utilize emerging technology including video walls, large-scale projection, tangible interfaces, motion recognition, RFID, sensors, and other unique applications of technology. Learn more at: www.ideum.com

The Position

We seek a full-time drafter who can help us design custom exhibits and interactive multitouch tables and hardened displays. We seek a highly motivated self-starter who can help with all aspects of the process. Drafting skills and experience with Solidworks is essential. We are looking for someone who is fluent in Solidworks and ideally PDM file management.

Typical responsibilities

  • Draft various items for fabrication and manufacturing. These may include custom displays, enclosures, exhibit components, cases for electronic components and other projects.

  • Manage projects and versions of products and custom work. Develop cut sheets and other materials for our sales group and Creative Services department.

  • Work with manufactures to ensure quality fabrication of projects, where needed.

  • Assist in implementing design solutions from initial concept, to design completion, and into manufacturing. You will be expected to work with the ID team to improve functionality, reliability, and manufacturability.

  • Responsible for optimizing projects by understanding the variations and assets in the physical design function.

  • You will assist in testing assemblies and troubleshooting problems arising from complex interactions between components.

  • Work with our ID team in development and problem solving, you will also be involved in optimizing design solutions in a cost effective manner.

  • Complete department goals in a timely manner with minimal assistance.

  • You will assist in creating documentation for sales, support, and custom integration

 

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes health benefits (after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance. Also included is a company-matched 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan (available after one year of employment). Pay is based upon experience.

How to Apply

Please respond via email to [email protected] with a cover letter and a full resume. NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK INS.

Required experience:

  • Drafting: 2 years

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Drafting: 2 years
  • Solidworks: 2 years

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/solidworks-drafter/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated Solidworks experience, minimum two years.
  • Ample sheet metal manufacturing processes knowledge.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually.
  • Nimble and fast in developing concepts and ideas that are feasible.
  • A passion for design and an ability to connect to business needs.
  • A keen ability to design for the end user.
  • Excellent written and oral skills with the ability to convey and connect to design intent.
  • A strong understanding of design process and thinking that leads to optimal solutions.
  • A strong understanding of electrical circuits, low voltage systems, and wiring.
  • Acuity for organization.

Extra Credit

  • Experience designing for various manufacturing processes to include sheet metal, casting, machining, 3D printing, etc
  • Solid Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator knowledge and skills.
  • Experience with 3D printing including: creation of print files, troubleshooting printing problems, and maintaining and repairing printers.
  • Experience with user experience, ergonomics, and human factors.
  • A strong understanding of computer systems and components. Should be able to troubleshoot and solve most problems. Experience building and maintaining PC's is a benefit.
  • Solidworks certifications are a plus; CSWA or CSWP.