Industrial Designer

Corrales, NM

Ebbets Field Model

The Position

We are looking for an Industrial Designer who can work with our fabrication group and hardware Workshop team. We are looking for someone who can help us with custom exhibits, many of which have integrated technology. In addition, the Industrial Designer would also contribute to modifications to our existing touch table and display products, including tangible objects and other IoT elements. The work will consist of drafting, prototyping with 3D printers, laser cutters, and/or CNC and other devices and/or materials, and revising and packaging drawings for internal and external fabricators. Our clients are world-famous museums, zoos, aquariums, and Fortune 500 companies located around the world. This in-person position is at Ideum's studios in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe).

The candidate would work closely with our Director of Fabrication, Producers, and other staff. In addition, the Industrial Designer will work with our Product Manager and the hardware Workshop team who develop, build, and support our products. The Industrial Designer will report to the Director of Fabrication and be part of the fabrication team at Ideum. This is a full-time, onsite position in Corrales, New Mexico. All of our employees are 100% vaccinated (you will need to be too).

We are looking for someone with demonstrated industrial design skills. The ideal candidate has a passion for design and materials and is looking for new opportunities for growth. 


  • Drafting ability and experience with Solid Works, Fusion360, and/or Rhino

  • A minimum of 3 years of Industrial design experience 

  • Excellent at translating an idea into a design

  • Experience creating prototypes

  • Can see a project through from conception to completion

  • At a minimum, basic knowledge of shop tools

  • Computer skills, experience with Windows

  • Detail-oriented

  • A willingness to learn new techniques and how to operate new equipment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to contribute to documentation and other written materials

  • Highly motivated and self-directed

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Extra Credit:

  • 3D printing experience

  • CNC, laser cutter, and/or mill experience

  • Experience with electronics and/or AV gear

  • IT Experience

  • Experience with electrical systems

  • Experience with technical documentation

  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world

About Ideum

We are a multidisciplinary experience design firm that focuses on using emerging technologies in creative and unexpected ways. We create visitor-centric exhibits that evoke wonder, awe, and surprise, but that also tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture that have a lasting impact.  We work with museums, educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and other entities throughout North America and around the world. Our firm provides design services, custom software development, media systems design and installation, and custom fabrication.

Our multitouch tables and touch displays are practical implementations of recent advances in multiple areas of emerging technology. Our hardware products are built to be used in social environments where they encourage interaction and collaboration. We take pride in what we design and build, and we focus on reliability and performance to create products that last. We’ve been a leader in touch table development for nearly 15 years.  

We are located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe). Please visit our portfolio and product website to learn more about us:

Benefits and Incentives

Compensation between $50,000 to $65,000 depending on experience

Equal Opportunity & Eligibility

Ideum, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodations in the application process, he or she should contact a company representative. 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

How to Apply

Please include a resume, cover letter, and a relevant portfolio.

No phone calls or walk-ins, please. NOTE: *Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.