Careers at Helux

Helux Overview 

Helux is an early stage startup funded through the Cyclotron Road program at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and the National Science Foundation. We are currently working on a prototype light fixture that combines solid state sources and micromirror technology for real time, spatially dynamic illumination. We are going beyond color and providing people with the flexibility to reposition their lights without any moving parts. 

Current Openings:

Position Overview

We are seeking another team member to accelerate product development work. The ideal candidate will have experience in optics and an open mind. While optical design is certainly a priority, we are particularly interested in bringing on team members who thrive in an evolving environment and are motivated to completely ignore the “standard”. Candidates should expect to gain experience with many functions within Helux and participate in several core projects. 

Critical Skills

  • Experience with laser sources in an open table environment
  • Experience with standard optics Experience in optical characterization
  • Experience in system design
  • Exemplary laboratory safety record
  • Well organized laboratory documentation 


  • At least 2 years of lab experience with laser systems
  • Documentation/report writing experience
  • MS in engineering or physical sciences (PhD graduates preferred) 


  • Base: Salary and stock options commensurate with experience
  • Benefits: Health, dental and vision

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