The SIGMADESIGN core values are visible in every part of our office.

President’s Corner: Adaptable

  At SIGMADESIGN, we hold to six core values that I guarantee will never change. Though these values won’t change, one of the most important core values is the ability to change and be flexible: to adapt. The very heart of our business is service. Service to our clients, our employees and our community…in a nutshell, service to people. And nothing …

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High-Speed Digital Design (Part 1)

By Michael Barger, Director of Electrical Engineering This is Part 1 of a multi-part series. Please follow SIGMADESIGN on LinkedIn to read more!   SIGMADESIGN is well-armed with the expertise to tackle any engineering problem, and high-speed digital electronic design is certainly no exception. If your product must work with large volumes of data (such as video, networking, or any component …

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT – BILL MCFADDEN, ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Position at SIGMADESIGN: Electrical Engineer Time at SIGMADESIGN: Ten Years {I’ve always been passionate about using technology to solve problems. Really that’s what engineering is – putting science to practical use.} – Bill McFadden, Electrical Engineer   ABOUT What was your youth like? I grew up in Portland, just a few blocks away from where I live now. I went …

ATOS 3D SCANNER CAPABILITIES

We have a new piece of equipment in our metrology department – the ATOS 3D Scanner. It brings more advantageous capabilities in-house ranging from 3D scanning to fully automated measurement and inspection processes. A team of SIGMADESIGN employees are trained and ready to use the machine and its unique software in order to provide our clients with a variety of unique …

WORKING IN CHINA AS A SIGMADESIGN ENGINEER

We recently sat down with Kristian Hansen, Mechanical Engineer at SIGMADESIGN, to discuss his travel experiences the last several months. Kristian has made four trips to China this year working on a project for one of SIGMADESIGN’s consumer electronics clients. Each trip averaged about two or three weeks. What was the purpose of these trips to China? SIGMADESIGN is performing …

LA or Bust!

Melisa McVicker started working for SIGMADESIGN in2010. She worked as our Director of First Impressions for three years. Melisa recently returned to SIGMADESIGN as a member of the Business Development Team. Recently, her family and community have drawn her back to the Los Angeles area where she previously lived. When SIGMADESIGN offered her position working out of LA, she  jumped …

AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT – Applying the Best Principals

Project managers use different management methods depending on the client’s needs, their preferred style and the type of project. At SIGMADESIGN, we find that using different management methods in combination often results in the most effective project outcomes. Ultimately, methods that allow us to work as a fast, flexible team is our goal. Our Project Managers recently completed Agile project …

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PRESIDENT’S CORNER – LEADERSHIP

At SIGMADESIGN, we empower employees to be leaders. We look to the future and cultivate leaders that will have a lasting impact on the direction of the company. Throughout the life of SIGMADESIGN, I have seen engineers become managers, lab technicians become directors, and development specialists become executives. As the company rapidly grows, we expect more men and women to …

Summer Internship Lunch with Bill

SIGMADESIGN SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 2018

What is our hiring philosophy? Grow by hiring, developing, and recognizing the best. Why an Internship Program? At SIGMADESIGN, we believe the inventive work we are doing is exciting and revolutionizing. We believe this creative and scientific work must continue long-term, so we are making efforts to invest in the next generation of engineers and designers. Our hope is that …