Developer - Soft Goods

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Nov 29, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114238094
Apple is looking for a highly motivated Development Engineer to join the Softgoods Product Design group. You will be part of a cross-functional design team responsible for conceiving, designing and producing exciting new products.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with a wide variety of hand tools and machine tools
  • Working knowledge of soft goods materials (synthetics, leather, adhesives, textiles)
  • Working knowledge of soft goods assembly process (cut & stitch, cut & stick, forming, lamination)
  • 2D CAD skills sufficient to operate laser cutter and table plotter
  • Experience making high quality looks like and works like prototypes
  • Organized self starter
  • Strong presentation skills (Illustrator, Powerpoint, or Keynote)
  • 3D CAD (NX, Soldiworks or ProE/Creo is preferred)
  • molding of textiles
  • composite part fabrication
  • understanding of how a high volume mass production environment differs from a prototyping lab


Your work will be focused in our soft goods development lab where you will work closely with the ID and PD teams to build product concept and development models. Attention to details and an inventive approach to problem solving will be critical for success in this role.

Education & Experience

BS in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design or equivalent experience required

Additional Requirements