Optical Display Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Nov 7, 2018
Role Number: 200002700
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Key Qualifications

  • The candidate will need to have 3-5 yrs of hands-on experience and proven track record in the design and development of LCD optics or backlight design fields.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform optical simulation/design & validation is a must.
  • Experiences in developing and manufacturing high volume display products preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and teamwork skills are required.


This individual will serve as a focal point in designing, developing, characterization and optimization of the LCD optical performances for the portable displays. The individual will be responsible for the overall display module development acting as Direct Responsible Individual. •Investigate up-to-date LCD technologies and generate new approaches to further enhance Apple portable display optical performances. •Define and review the overall module optical architecture (both LCD & backlight) & performance requirements. •Achieve performance goals through optical design optimization, utilizing optical simulation tools (such as LightTools and ASAP) and prototyping. •Define & implement rigorous validation plan for a total display optical performances •Work with system engineering team to understand system and validate display modules at system level. •Work with project teams and supply base throughout product development phase and support the initial product ramp.

Education & Experience

MS or Ph.D. in Physics or Optics with minimum 3 years experience, or BS degree plus a minimum of 5 years experience

Additional Requirements