WHY VISUAL COMPONENTS?

At Visual Components, our most valuable assets are our employees. Their dedication to our mission and each other is the reason for our success as a company, and awesomeness as a team. It’s how we’ve flourished as a business for almost 20 years, developed amazing products that our customers love, and grown into one of the leading companies in our industry.

One of the things we take the most pride in is the diversity of our team. With over 50 employees from more than a dozen different nationalities spread across three countries, we’re truly a global company. The different experiences and perspectives everyone brings to the Visual Components family is what makes us so special.

If you’re interested in joining a world-class team with an ambitious mission, check out our open positions and get in contact with us!

 

We are now looking for a Controller to join our growing team in our Espoo office. You are an energetic and sociable accounting professional with the ability to support our teams in all 3 offices with your skills. Our financial management is centralized in the Espoo office, but you will work closely with our subsidiaries in Germany and USA monitoring their accounting and co-operating with their regional accountants. You do not hesitate to call things into question, to challenge others through discussion, or to take things forward. You will be an important person in our small administration team, working closely with our administrative coordinators and management.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting of monthly financial results
  • Sales and financial forecasting, budgeting and monitoring
  • Monitoring and coordinating the bookkeeping and monthly reporting of all companies in the group
  • Monitoring invoicing and collections of accounts payable
  • Collecting and calculating salary figures and coordinating the associated payments and bookkeeping with external accountants
  • Supporting management with financial analysis
  • Budgeting, reporting and monitoring of EU and TEKES funded project costs

Requirements:

  • Suitable degree in economics, business administration or related field
  • Previous experience as a Controller and with administrative tasks
  • Excellent MS Office skills, especially Excel
  • Excellent people and communication skills with the ability to form strong stakeholder relationships
  • Accuracy and great attention to detail
  • Ability to move between strategic big picture and details
  • Fluency in English and Finnish
  • Experience in financial management of EU and TEKES funded projects is considered as a plus

Why Visual Components:

We are not only looking for someone to just “do the job”, but to share our values and become a full member of the Visual Components family. We offer you a competitive salary, flexible working hours, lunch benefit, compelling projects and an opportunity to work with a world-class team focused on developing and delivering the best software for factory and robot simulation within industrial automation.

How to apply:

Interested? Please send your CV and an application with your salary expectation to emma.slavov@visualcomponents.com by 16.12.2018 the latest.

We go through applications on a daily basis, so make sure you apply as soon as possible. The position will be filled as soon as the right person has been found.

We’re looking for a Product Marketing Specialist to join our growing team in our Espoo office. In this role, you’ll work in a team to create content and marketing programs that drive sales, increase awareness and community engagement, and help our customers get more value out of our products.

Our ideal candidate has the right mix of technical background and business experience, and desire to be our product evangelist. You’ll need to be a quick study, an outstanding communicator and storyteller, and proven content producer.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the features and benefits of our products and clearly articulate them to our audience in a way that is relevant and engaging
  • Develop and produce externally facing content such as videos, case studies, articles, guides/eBooks, blog posts, presentations, feature briefs, and brochures
  • Deliver webinars and product presentations
  • Obtain a deep understanding of our market; research and define the profile of target customers, their needs, and how our products will meet those needs
  • Research competitive products and develop marketing strategies and internal presentations based on your competitive analysis of their strengths and weaknesses
  • Work closely with our product development and simulation experts teams to translate technical capabilities of our products into benefits, product messaging, and positioning
  • Participate in the planning and execution of go-to-market strategy and promotional campaigns for new product releases

Skills and requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in B2B product marketing or technical sales, ideally for engineering or manufacturing software
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or related field, MBA is a plus
  • Exceptional writing and storytelling skills in English (written, verbal, and presentation), be prepared to show examples
  • Experience with creating technical and marketing content for a B2B audience across a broad range of content types and channels
  • Ability to understand complex and technical concepts and explain them in simple terms to a broad audience
  • Team player and self-starter, willing to take initiative and support colleagues
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on our products and market, and become a proficient user of our products

 Great to have:

  • Experience using production simulation and/or CAD software
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience in manufacturing industry

How to apply:

Interested? Please send your CV and an application with your salary expectation to emma.slavov@visualcomponents.com by December 9th the latest.

We go through applications on a daily basis, so make sure you apply as soon as possible. The position will be filled as soon as the right person has been found.

We are looking for a talented, high-performing and motivated UX Designer to extend our team with this (for us) new role. You will work with a small and agile team of developers, simulation experts, and robot technologists as we continue to deliver our factory simulation product portfolio including desktop, mobile, cloud and virtual reality products. We’re looking for an individual who can refresh legacy applications as well as help chart a path forward for our emerging technologies – while keeping our users at the center of the process. You’ll need to be a self-starter with a strong design voice, an advocate for our users’ experience with our apps, and a design generalist with experience in high-tech product design. 

You’ll do all the typical things a software designer does: create intuitive, minimal and easy to navigate UX, adhere to HCI best practices, and make the most out of our features. In short, you are a smart, insightful, inquisitive, and persistent designer with an ability to fashion both products and systems.

Ultimately, with your responsibilities in designing our products you’ll help to create both functional and appealing products that address our clients’ needs and help us grow our customer base.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of design projects for Desktop and mobile environments
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite and other relevant design tools (e.g. Illustrator and Lucidchart)
  • Expertise with rapid prototyping tools (e.g. InVision, Axure, and Principle)
  • Experience with data analytics tools (e.g. MixPanel)
  • Experience in robotics or products with 3D environment (e.g. CAD) is a plus
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field

Responsibilities

  • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how the software functions and looks like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Analyze and continuously improve the UX in our products
  • Prepare and present sketches to internal teams and stakeholders
  • Constant advocate for Lean-Agile practices at every stage of the development process
  • Collaborate and communicate with global development teams (especially Augsburg/Germany and Austin/USA) 

Great to have

  • Experience with industrial robotics and automation
  • History of delivering great UX work as an independent contributor or with a small team
  • Successfully shipped a software product

Why Visual Components:

We are not only looking for someone to just “do the job”, but to share our values and become a full member of the Visual Components family. We offer you a competitive salary, flexible working hours, lunch benefit, compelling projects and an opportunity to work with a world-class team focused on developing and delivering the best software for factory and robot simulation within industrial automation.

 

Interested? Please send your CV and an application with your salary expectation to emma.slavov@visualcomponents.com by November 30th the latest. We go through applications on a daily basis, so make sure you apply as soon as possible. The position will be filled as soon as the right person has been found.

We’re looking for students that are pursuing studies in computer science or robotics and automation and interested in MSc. thesis/ Internship opportunities with Visual Components.

Requirements

  • Must be a current student enrolled in an academic program that will lead to a degree in computer science, software engineering, robotics and automation, or another related field.
  • Must be in your last year of studies
  • Interest in developing your skills in the growing areas of Robotics, Automation, Service Robotics, 3D Simulation and Visualization
  • Familiar with programming (ex. C++, C#, .NET, Python and JavaScript)
  • Ability to learn quickly and to work independently

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with robotic frameworks (ROS, OROCOS, Rock,…) is considered an advantage
  • Experience with service and mobile robots
  • Knowledge of simulation tools 
  • Experience with Linux 

Interested? Send your application (with CV and salary expectations) to career@visualcomponents.com. 

Form of employment: Fixed-term contract – Full-time job

Additional information on salary or other compensation: Send your salary expectations with your application.

Additional information on the open position: The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate has been found.

We’re looking for students that are pursuing studies in machine learning or data mining and interested in MSc. thesis/ Internship opportunities with Visual Components.

Requirements

  • Must be a current student enrolled in an academic program that will lead to a degree in computer science, software engineering or another related field
  • Must be in your last year of studies
  • Interest in developing your skills in the growing areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Serious Games, Robotics, Automation, and 3D Simulation and Visualization
  • Familiar with C++, C#, .NET, Python and JavaScript programming
  • Familiar with AI frameworks like, Watson, Tensor Flow or Microsoft CNTK
  • Ability to learn quickly and to work independently

Interested? Send your application (with CV and salary expectations) to career@visualcomponents.com

Form of employment:  Fixed-term contract – Full-time job

Additional information on salary or other compensation: Send your salary expectations with your application.

Additional information on the open position: The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate has been found.

We’re always looking for new talent in the fields of:

  • Robotics & Automation
  • Big Data & Machine Learning
  • VR/AR & AI
  • PLM/PDM
  • Software Engineering
  • Industrial and Communication Systems

If you’re interested in MSc. and BSc. Thesis positions with Visual Components, please contact us at career@visualcomponents.com.

We’re always looking for talented developers and application engineers to join our growing team. If you’re interested in full time or internship opportunities with Visual Components, please contact us at career@visualcomponents.com.