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No phone calls please.

Current Open Positions:

Electrical Engineer

Optimal Design is the technology development partner of THE VOID, which is an immersive, untethered virtual reality platform. The VR experience involves mapping the virtual world over a physical environment and presenting it in a head mounted display. See and check out this short video for more information about the product.

Optimal Design is expanding our team that is developing the head mounted display. We are seeking talented engineers with experience in system design, video processing, and display integration. Apply to be part of the exciting and cutting edge world of virtual reality!

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Software Engineer

  Optimal Design Software Engineer Position   Job Description: Optimal Design, one of Illinois’ Best Places to Work, is looking for the best, brightest, and most innovative Firmware Engineers to help us build best-in-class products. Candidates at all experience levels will be considered, and compensation is commensurate with experience. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or

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Mechanical Engineer

  Optimal Design Mechanical Engineering Position Job Description: Optimal Design Co., a fast paced product development firm in the Chicago area, is looking for an experienced, self-motivated, and creative mechanical engineer to become an integral part of our team. Principal duties include, but are not limited to: Part design, creating drawings, and assemblies using Creo

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Industrial Designer

Being an Industrial Designer at Optimal Design is an awesome job. Our ID team works on projects from a wide variety of high profile brands and breathe life into products that inspire and empower users the world over. We need your help.

We are looking for a Mid-Senior level Industrial Designer who has obsession level passion for form creation and user interaction. We need someone who has the knowledge of when and how to push the boundaries of design to create excellent products. Someone who has the determination to get the job done and make an impact in people’s lives.

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Project Management

Optimal Design is looking for motivated, self-starters with outstanding leadership skills to help guide our dedicated staff to success. Applicants must demonstrate extensive technical knowledge and experience in the field of product development.

Industrial Design

Optimal Design is seeking talented designers to add to our growing ID team. Excellent sketching and visual communication skills are a must, along with a solid understanding of manufacturing processes.


Optimal Design is always looking for highly skilled, experienced problem solvers to join our team of engineers. Applicants should demonstrate creative thinking skills, and have working knowledge of CAD software such as Pro-Engineer and Solidworks.