Electronic Engineer - Creative Technology


Solder Creative, based just outside Norwich, are recruiting for a Creative Technologist with experience in microcontroller programming including Atmel and ESP32/8266 chips. 

If you are an Electronic Engineer in Creative Technology and want to work with some amazing companies such as Manchester City, O2, Netflix and Heineken then this could be for you.

You will have some speciality in custom electronics hardware, WebGL visualisations, event technology, and point of sale solutions, and as an entry level Creative Technology Electronics Engineer, Solder Creative are ready to welcome you as a new member of their team.

Ideally, you will have experience with Atmel Studio (it's based on MS visual studio) for programming the Atmel microcontrollers, and also Arduino for ESP8266/ESP32 controllers. 

With an interest in making/hacking with microcontrollers you will have some projects to be able to showcase. 

Reporting to the Chief Technical Officer your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Manage technical and program management aspects of value engineering projects through the full product development process. 

  • Engage with customers and assist with authoring development proposals. 

  • Create compelling products and cost-efficient engineering solutions that satisfy customer needs. 

  • Author, edit and release to revision control technical project documentation including schematics, PCB layout files, Gerber / ODB++ packages, BOMs, work instructions and test procedures. 

  • Devise component strategy and execute on the creation of pre-production prototype samples. 

  • Coordinate with domestic and international engineering teams to ensure that developed solutions can be produced in a controlled, repeatable manner.

  • Conduct detailed design reviews with internal and international development teams. 

  •  Devise and execute qualification testing plans to ensure the design process produces robust, reliable products

Desired Requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar environment

  •  Knowledge of various coding languages

  • Knowledge of resistors, capacitors and microcontrollers

  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral

  • Passions for technology, tinkering and coding

  • Ability to work well both in a team environment and independently

Essential Requirements:

  • Must have enthusiasm, flexibility, and ability to improvise 

  • Must have full UK drivers licence

Perks of working at Solder:

  • 21 Days Holiday per year + bank holidays

  • Work Place Pension 

  • Company Phone (If required)

  • Become part of a community

  • Good opportunity for career progression due to being the first Creative Technologist in the company 

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday - 9.00 am - 5.30 pm with 1 hour for lunch


£25,000 pa

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