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ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

Are you using outdated technology? Could your product be more compact? Do you need a proven, robust design?

Our electronics engineers work closely with staff in all our other skill bases to design truly integrated products. The breadth and depth of our experience means that we can assemble the right team with the right specialist electronics knowledge for your project. 

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LUCOZADE F1 BOTTLE

Client

GlaxoSmithKline

Description

Drinks bottle for the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team drivers

Date

2012

Activities

  • Usability and HF
  • Industrial design
  • Visual brand language
  • Colour, material & finish
  • Packaging
  • Prototyping
  • Production support
Group of three of the Lucozade F1 Bottle
Top of the F1 Bottle

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CAREERS AT DCA

If you’re an exceptional, highly motivated individual with a desire to be challenged and make a difference, DCA will excite you. We provide excellent career opportunities for outstanding graduates and experienced professionals.

Our diverse range of projects, our integrated multidisciplinary working environment and the outstanding ability of the people we employ are key factors in making DCA such an exciting company to be part of.

New staff are encouraged to take on project responsibilities and to liaise directly with clients from the outset, with the support and guidance of experienced team members. Our mentoring and review processes help staff develop their careers, blending formal training with on-the-job learning while our internal structures encourage the exchange of ideas and learning between staff in all disciplines.

Competitive salaries are offered together with profit related bonuses and paid overtime. You will be relocating to one of the most entrepreneurial, highly educated and affluent parts of the country. The BBC has named Birmingham as the most popular destination for people moving out of London and Lambert Smith Hampton 2016 UK Vitality Index (PDF) ranks Warwick as one of the most highly educated locations alongside Cambridge and Oxford. 

Vacancies

We are actively recruiting exceptional people for the following positions in our growing teams:

STUDENT PLACEMENTS

DCA offers salaried placements throughout the year to high performing students who have completed at least two years of their degree course.

Our placements range from a minimum of eight weeks up to twelve months and will give you a real flavour of what it is like to work at DCA. To apply please use the links below to email a C.V. and covering letter, providing supporting evidence to demonstrate your suitability for the role. For mechanical engineering, hardware or software placements, come and talk to us at one of the many university careers events we are attending during October and November.  Please check our Facebook page for more information.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for exceptional senior mechanical engineers with extensive product development experience to join our successful, dynamic technical team.

We operate in multi-functional project teams and our mechanical engineers need to work closely with designers, electronics and software engineers and other skill teams to integrate the visual and functional aspects of a product.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Scholl Velvet Smooth electronic foot file - front view

SCHOLL VELVET SMOOTH

Client

RB

Description

Electronic foot file

Date

2013

Activities

  • Design research
  • Industrial design
  • Visual brand language
  • Prototyping
  • Packaging
  • Production support
Scholl Velvet Smooth electronic foot file - Side view
Scholl Velvet Smooth - The rotary file
Scholl Velvet Smooth - In use