Robotics Demo Designer

Clearpath Robotics

Clearpath Robotics

Design
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Description

Position: Robotics Demo Designer
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Education: BASc in Software, Computer, or Mechatronics Engineering or related discipline
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Experience: 0-2 Years
Division: Clearpath Robotics by Rockwell Automation

About Clearpath Robotics by Rockwell Automation

Clearpath Robotics is a global leader in unmanned vehicle robotics for research and development, and provides hardware, software, and services to enable mobile robotics product deployment, and operation. Clearpath works with over 500 of the world’s most innovative brands in over 40 countries, serving markets that span mining, military, agriculture, aerospace, and academia. Clearpath was recognized as a Robotics Business Review’s RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards 2023 Winner. For more information, visit clearpathrobotics.com.

Clearpath Robotics was acquired by Rockwell Automation effective October 2023. Rockwell is a global technology leader focused on helping the world’s manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 28,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers – amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility – our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better

About the Job:

As a Robotics Demo Designer, you will help evangelize our ROS-enabled products to both technical and non-technical audiences by developing creative, engaging high-value technical content. You will work closely with our Marketing, Engineering, Product and Sales teams, along with industry partners, to develop technical marketing content, including compelling robot demos, proof-of-concept designs, engaging YouTube-style videos. You may potentially represent Clearpath as a technical evangelist in the digital world and at key trade shows, conferences and customer meetings.

In helping to create these ROS-enabled products, you will have a chance to leverage a broad range of engineering skills: creating 3D-printed proof-of-concept designs; selecting, integrating, and wiring various electronic components such as sensors and microcontroller development kits; writing and configuring ROS software to make it all work; and adding enhancements to our Web UI to show that the system is easy to use. Then, once it’s all working, you will document your work in a blog post that will enable others to reproduce your cool design.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist in producing technical content such as robot demos, videos, webinars, tutorials and guides, technical white papers, conference presentations, workshops
  • Assist in developing creative and engaging YouTube-style videos that connect with our technical audience
  • Coordinate and develop unique and compelling product demos for marketing videos and tradeshows/conferences
  • Work with the marketing team to brainstorm and develop ideas for creative marketing campaigns, content strategy, events, and activities
  • Liaise with technical partners on strategic co-marketing initiatives
  • Work with the engineering team to create demo products and applications through the design of 3D-printed mechanical parts, the integration of various electronic components, the development of ROS software to make it all work, and the enhancement of our Web UI
  • Generate tutorials for Clearpath’s robots and software by building the examples yourself
  • Keep our community of researchers and professionals engaged with Clearpath by demonstrating and communicating bigger and better things.
  • Producing professional grade renders of our products
Skills and Experience:
  • BASc in engineering with software and robotics experience considered, or equivalent
  • Experience developing demos, tutorials, webinars, videos, technical collateral, etc.
  • Working technical knowledge of robotics software frameworks including hands on experience with Linux, ROS, C++ or Python
  • Well-organized and detail oriented
  • Experience and willingness to appear on-camera
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment
  • Able to coordinate and work effectively across many teams
Bonus:
  • Experience with MoveIt/RViz/Gazebo and MATLAB, Qt, C/C#
  • Experience authoring in Sphinx and LaTex documentation generators
  • Understanding of B2B marketing elements including traditional and digital marketing, e.g., social media (YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn), email marketing, SEO, content marketing etc.
  • Experience with sensors and hardware, and basic electrical and mechanical systems integration
  • You can explain code to grade schooler without having them keel over from boredom

At Clearpath Robotics by Rockwell Automation, we are committed to building and supporting a culture of diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We hire the best talent regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression. If you require special accommodation to complete any portion of the application or interview process, please contact 1-800-301-3863.