Crawley Creatures - Recruitment
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We are looking for an individual to join our team as a Robotics Engineer!

Crawley Creatures Ltd. specialises in prosthetics, special effects and animatronic creatures for TV, films, exhibitions and museums.

i-bodi technologies are industry leaders in the creation of bespoke articulated, anthropomorphically accurate mannequins and headforms for use as test platforms.

As the team's expert on robotics, you would be responsible for designing, constructing, and maintaining the electronics and software aspects of each project.

  • Ability and desire to learn new skills.
  • Good self-imposed project management.
  • Discerning project requirements from clients and management.
  • Problem solving and failure analysis.
  • Occasional travel (including some international travel) for on-site installations or maintenance.
  • Good skills in writing software documentation for end-users and internal use.
  • Programming microcontrollers, including PICAXEs and the Arduino platform.
  • Programming desktop applications.
  • Electronics and PCB design.
  • Soldering (through-hole components).
  • Assembly of soldered and crimped connectors (Molex, RJ45, etc.)
Preferable areas of expertise:
  • Parametric CAD such as Solidworks or Autodesk Inventor.
  • 3D scanning and printing.
  • Linux, specifically Debian and its derivatives (including Raspbian).
  • General IT skills - troubleshooting, installation and maintenance of software.
  • C# + XAML for desktop applications.
  • Javascript, HTML, and CSS.
  • C++ - mostly for microcontrollers.
  • Dataflow programming (LabVIEW, Node-RED)
  • Knowledge of animation, animatronics, or video editing principles and concepts.
  • Operation of RC equipment, transceivers, servos, etc.

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £very competitive

To apply, please email us with your CV and a letter of application at

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