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.

Creative Services Intern

Summary

Compensation: $15.00 /hour
Position Type: Internship.
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.

 

The Position

We seek a full-time Intern to work with our Creative Services (CS) group. This is a paid, fixed-term internship of 10-11 weeks (depending on the candidate’s availability and the timing of the hire). The CS group at Ideum develops interactive experiences for museums and other public spaces. Responsibilities may vary but include testing applications in various phases of development as a core part of the job. Depending on the candidate, they may also work with various teams within CS: graphic production, content development, social media, 3D printing, or programming, along with IOT electronics development.

The testing part of the job may involve multitouch screens, motion recognition, voice recognition, and other emerging technologies. We will work with the candidate to help them learn (tune, and if necessary, devise) the proper testing systems.

General Qualifications

The candidate needs to be passionate about new technology and about this position. We are looking for someone who is technologically proficient and has a deep knowledge of PC systems in particular. Visual design, writing, programming, and electronics experience are major pluses. The candidate will need to be able to contribute to technical documentation, client support, and social media, so strong written and verbal and communication skills are required. In addition, the position does require some repetitive work; we need a candidate that is comfortable with repetition and is extremely thorough. The candidate must be extremely proactive in both noting and communicating any aspect of an application (or other work) that seems illogical, broken, unintuitive, or in any way not behaving as expected.

This position will spend 20 hours/wk performing the user interface and software testing as described above. Tasks for the remaining 20 hours/wk will be determined by the qualifications and interests of the internship candidate. Those 20 hours may be spent programming, working on electronics in the shop, designing applications or marketing materials, writing, 3D modeling and/or animating, shooting and/or editing video and audio, producing graphics, or working on other aspects of Ideum’s varied hardware and software production. We are currently hiring for one internship position starting early October and ending Dec 16. This is a fixed term, 10 or 11 week position.

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—please include examples of your work (URLS)—and your resume.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/creative-services-intern/

 

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Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with social media
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with AV and computer setup
  • Strong PC system skills with Windows OS and others
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Google Apps, Word, and other Office software

Extra Credit

  • Programming experience
  • Experience with 3D printing
  • Experience with electronics, IOT
  • Experience with 3D modeling or animation
  • Design and/or web development experience
  • Experience with writing, research, and proofreading
  • Experience shooting and/or editing video and audio

Exhibit Production Intern

Summary

Compensation: $15.00 /hour
Position Type: Internship.
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.

 

The Position

We seek a full-time Intern to work with our hardware production group. This a paid, fixed term internship for 10-11 weeks (depending on the candidate’s availability and the timing of the hire). The hardware production group at Ideum designs and develops multitouch tables and touch screens for public spaces. Responsibilities will vary but learning how to assemble and test hardware will be key. Depending on the candidate they may also work with various teams within Ideum and be involved in 3D printing, or programming, along with electronics development.

General Qualifications

The candidate needs to be passionate about new technology and about this position. We are looking for someone who is technologically proficient and has a deep knowledge of PC systems in particular. Experience with audio visual equipment, shop skills, electrical system knowledge, and electronics experience is very helpful. The candidate will need to be able to contribute to technical documentation and possibly support documentation, so strong written and verbal and communication skills are required.

In addition, the candidate will learn about logistics, support, product design, and other aspects of hardware development. We design, assemble, test, ship, sell and market our unique hardware all out of the same facility. We are currently hiring for one internship position starting early October and ending Dec 16. This is a fixed term, 10 to 11 week position.

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—please include examples of your work (URLS)—and your resume.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/exhibit-production-intern/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with AV and computer setup
  • Strong PC system skills with Windows OS and others
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Google Apps, Word, and other Office software
  • Electrical system knowledge and electronics experience

Extra Credit

  • Programming experience
  • Experience with shop tools
  • Experience with electronics, IOT
  • Experience with writing, research, and proofreading

Exhibit Tech

Summary

Compensation: Pay is based upon experience.
Position Type: Full time (40 Hours).
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.

 

The Position

We seek a full-time Exhibit Technician who can help our multitouch tables and custom exhibit installations assembly and support group. We are looking for a detail-oriented, precision craftsman who can help us build the highest quality integrated computer systems.

General Qualifications

Candidates must have PC systems experience, experience working with basic tools, and excellent written and verbal communications skills. Experience with electronic systems is a strong plus.

We seek a highly motivated individual who can help with all aspects of our table production from building to QA to support. The right candidate might be also be asked to help with inventory, ordering, and logistics, so strong organizational skills are needed.

We also need help with technical documentation, email and phone support, so strong writing and communication skills are required. As a relatively small company (40+ people) that is fast growing, we have a diverse set of products and projects and need someone who is flexible and has a diverse skill set.

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). Last year we were listed as one of the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the US.

Please see our website, project portfolio and blog to learn more about us.

Benefits

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

How to Apply

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

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/exhibit-tech-2/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience with Audio Visual gear
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to use a variety of shop tools
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of networking and components
  • Experience with electrical systems and electronics
  • Experience with Google Docs other Office software
  • Skilled in building electronic and computer systems
  • Computer skills, experience with Windows and other OS
  • Detail oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills

Extra Credit

  • Experience in IT
  • Experience in fabrication
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Experience with shipping and logistics
  • Engineering and/or physics background
  • Experience with technical documentation
  • Experience with support via phone or email
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • Understanding of networking and components
  • Experience with inventory and ordering systems

HCI Programmer

Summary

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

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.

How to Apply

Please respond via email (address at bottom of page) and include relevant examples of your work (URLS) along with a cover letter and your resume. Please: NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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.

 

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

Interactive Designer

Summary

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

 

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The Position

We seek an experienced Interactive Designer to help with our creative exhibit development projects and internal initiatives. Ideum 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 also construct custom exhibits which utilize emerging technology including tangible interfaces, motion recognition, RFID, sensors, and other advances in computer technology.

Ideum does a wide variety of work and the Interactive Designer would work closely with our producers, other designers, software developers and engineers to help shape unique visitor experiences and support our innovative products. We are looking for someone who owns their designs, but can also communicate with others and be responsive to suggestions and changes from colleagues, clients and usability testers. Strong design skills, attention to detail, and a passion for the work are key. Our projects range from exhibit and software development particularly for our multitouch tables and touch walls, unique HCI exhibits, product marketing, web development, media production, and much more.

General Qualifications

We are looking for a self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can work with our diverse staff of content specialists, designers, programmers, and engineers. Hands-on, self-motivated individuals thrive at Ideum. The Interactive Designer will own, protect, and manage the user experience throughout product and project life cycles. The ideal candidate will have a passion for design, history, science, art, culture, and new technology. We are looking for someone with a minimum of three years of relevant design experience and an outstanding portfolio.

In addition, the candidate needs to be technically savvy. A strong understanding of file types and preparation, file management, and optimization are needed. The ideal candidate will understand how to approach different design tasks for a diverse set of mediums including large screens, VR headsets, web, mobile, and print applications.

About Ideum

Ideum develops custom computer-based 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, Starbucks, 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 (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—please include examples of your work (URLS)—and your resume.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/interactive-designer/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated UX/UI design experience and ability (portfolio)
  • Ability to prototype designs in lo-fidelity and hi-fidelity as required
  • Demonstrated visual design skills including layout, color, typography
  • Fluency with interactive design principles and processes (interactive examples a plus)
  • Some project management and/or client interaction experience
  • Some experience with user testing
  • Experience with Web, mobile, and kiosk design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Technologically savvy
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Extra Credit

  • Experience with museum exhibits and installations
  • Programming skills
  • Experience with 3D design programs
  • A strong interest in science, art, history, and social issues
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • College degree, not a requirement
  • Electronics experience
  • Experience with marketing or advertising
  • Knowledge of history, art, or sciences

Technical Projects & Facilities Manager

Summary

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

 

The Position

Ideum is seeking a Technical Projects & Facilities Manager for our Creative Services (CS) department. The Creative Services group develops interactive exhibits for public spaces such as museums. Ideum’s exhibits typically include custom software, hardware, and one-of-a-kind visitor experiences.

General Qualifications

The Technical Projects & Facilities Manager will manage staff, organize and maintain our R & D and Usability Lab, and help organize our hardware installations. We are looking for a self-starter with managerial experience who can contribute right away, but who is also willing to learn new things. We are deeply interested in the future of technology and we are looking for someone who wants to help us get there.

The ideal candidate will be software savvy and have strong background in computer hardware and electronics. We are looking for someone who can manage, but who also a passion for new technology and for getting things done.

Duties

The Technical Projects & Facilities Manager reports directly to the Chief Experience Officer (CXO) and will work collaboratively with Producers, Programmers, Designers, Sales personnel, and other individuals and groups throughout the company. The Technical Projects & Facilities Manager is a member of the R & D working group and assists as tasks are outlined.

  • · Directly manages Senior Exhibit Tech and Exhibit Tech in Creative Services
  • · Is responsible for the R & D and Usability Lab
  • · Maintains all equipment found in the R & D and Usability Lab
  • · Manages Quality Assurance for hardware for CS projects
  • · Helps write technical plans for Ideum CS projects
  • · Coordinates support responses for CS installations
  • · Helps manage R&D projects (hardware) as they are approved
  • · Records descriptions of R&D efforts
  • · Lead Creative Services with electronics and IOT development
  • · Manages Creative Services installations
  • · Help with staff training with periodic technology trainings
  • · Helps manage CS interns on hardware tasks
  • · Evaluates CS hardware staff along with CXO
  • · Works directly with CXO to improve CS hardware policies and procedures
  • · Help maintain the R & D and Usability Lab, tools and equipment
  • · Helps with various tech challenges for Creative Services wherever they may occur

About Ideum

Ideum creates custom exhibits and multitouch hardware products 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).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, project portfolio and blog to learn more about us.

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes full 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 (see below) and include examples of your work (URLS – if available) along with a cover letter—please include examples of your work (URLS)—and your resume.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/technical-projects-facilities-manager-creative-services/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Managerial experience
  • Experience with electronics
  • Experience with AV equipment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to organize efficiently and effectively
  • Strong conceptual and information design skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills both hardware and software

Extra Credit

  • 3D printing experience, a plus
  • Interest in HCI and IOT, a major plus
  • Software development experience, a plus