Resonado Labs

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Location: Resonado Labs
770 N Halsted St Suite 600
Chicago, Illinois 60642

Discipline / Degree: Acoustics/Electrical/Mechanical/ BS or MS

About this Role

Resonado’s Chicago headquarters is looking for a motivated and creative candidate with a passion for loudspeakers to join the company’s U.S. Frontier Engineering team. Candidates should be ready to take on new challenges by assuming a highly visible role in a small, yet ambitious organization and expect extensive collaboration across departments. Our company maintains a horizontal organizational culture with a strong emphasis on meritocracy. With transparent communication and open channels welcoming new ideas, Resonado is an ideal environment for an experienced engineer looking to become an early member of a rapidly expanding company poised to bring a new wave of innovation to the audio industry.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Driving research and development of high potential acoustic technologies as a transducer engineer on a creative and agile team
  • Leading design and architecture of transducer and all sub-components
  • Conducting advanced acoustic simulation and testing, stand-alone and in system, using systems such as COMSOL and Klippel
  • Building prototype transducers and systems and completing reliability and quality testing
  • Working with sub-component vendors and supply chain partners to source and manufacture various components
  • Work with Resonado’s manufacturers, partners, and customers on loudspeaker design, end-product integration, production, etc.
  • Collaborating with mechanical engineering and other teams to drive development into final product
  • Becoming a leading expert on Resonado’s proprietary acoustic technologies and contributing to the expansion of the company’s intellectual property portfolio

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Passion for creating cutting edge and innovative products
  • 5+ years of professional transducer and system design, development, and manufacturing experience
  • Practical expertise in audio analyzers including Klippel R&D/QC, Audio Precision APx, Listen, or a similar system
  • Working knowledge of FEM and BEM simulation methods for magnetic circuits, acoustics, and mechanics
  • Thorough understanding of ultrasonic transducer design methods, optimization, sub-components, materials, assembly techniques, and manufacturing
  • Must be qualified to work in the U.S. and have no restrictions for international travel
  • Ability to commute to Resonado’s Chicago office in River West on a daily basis

Preferred Candidates May Have all or a Combination of the Following

  • Passion for acoustics and improving how people experience sound
  • Experience with electrodynamic transducers for headsets and prototyping complete audio systems
  • Experience working with suppliers in Asia
  • Working knowledge of programs like MATLAB, Python, LabVIEW, or similar for basic automation and analysis
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including project planning, documentation of technical requirements, and technical presentations
  • Experienced in conceiving, writing, and publishing patents
  • Self-driven engineer
  • Fluency in Mandarin and/or or Korean is a strong plus
  • Members of our engineering team have degrees in Acoustics or a similar field (mechanical or electrical engineering, physics, etc.), but if you have taken a different route to gain the required experience, that is acceptable


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