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Continental Optical Designer (HMI) in Periferico RD, Mexico

Optical Designer (HMI)

Guadalajara - Periferico RD


Job Description

To lead the optical development in R&D Continental projects into the business unit HMI.

Core responsibilities:

Responsible for the Optical System Development of Interior Automotive Solutions (Cluster, FDC, Center Display, etc.)

Define backlight technology and design

Definition of light sources

Definition of optical stacks

Optical Simulations and designs.- Optical Metrology of Illumination components (LEDs, backlights, telltales, etc.)

Backlight function development and qualification.

Be the interface with architects and designers to contribute in the development of Interior solutions

Supports Manufacturing Production

Job Requirements


Degree in electronics, mechatronic or similar engineering, preferable master degree

Experience in Optical Design and Simulation

Experience in automotive industry.

Knowledge of CAD Optical Modelling/Design Software (Zemax, SPEOS, MatLab)

Knowledge in driving illumination concepts. (LED Drivers, LEDs, backlights drivers)

Knowledge in display optical performance

Knowledge in mechanical concepts

Basic knowledge in display technologies (TFT, OLEDs, IPS, TN, etc...)

Strong problem-solving abilities and ability to work across multiple disciplines. (Mechanical, Systems, Hardware)

Advanced English skills written and spoken

Job Type


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About Continental

This Business Area Vehicle Networking and Information develops modules and end-to-end systems for connected mobility along the strategic elements “Network. Inform. Integrate.”, i.e. hardware, software and services. By providing solutions for networking, human-machine interaction, system integration and high-performance computing for cars, commercial vehicles and fleets, Vehicle Networking and Information ensures functioning networks and a smooth flow of information for connected mobility.

Job Category

Engineering, Research and Development




Vehicle Networking and Information (VNI)