Prototype Development Engineer – Inspired by MythBusters

Salary Competitive

Seeking a creative and innovative Prototype Engineer to develop groundbreaking prototypes. It is ideal for those passionate about blending science with unconventional creativity, akin to the approach seen in "MythBusters."

As a Prototype Development Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in transforming conceptual ideas into tangible prototypes. You will work closely with cross-functional teams within the R&D department to bring innovation to life and connect with the Product Development team to make later transfer of successful inventions into products. The ideal candidate will have a great understanding of physical and chemical phenomena or similar fields, a background in engineering, a passion for creating prototypes, and the ability to collaborate effectively in a fast-paced, creative environment.


  • Prototype Development: Design and fabricate prototypes based on conceptual ideas, ensuring that they meet functional and performance requirements.
  • Collaboration with R&D, Applications, and Product Teams: Work closely with multidisciplinary teams, including electrical engineers, software developers, and industrial designers, to integrate mechanical components into comprehensive product designs.
  • Conduct thorough analysis and testing of prototypes to validate design concepts and identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to select appropriate materials for prototypes, considering cost, durability, and manufacturability.
  • Create detailed documentation of the prototype development process, including design specifications, test plans, and results.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies, providing insights and recommendations for improving prototype development processes.


  • Scientific degree (BS, MS) in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in prototype development, preferably in a collaborative R&D environment.
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD) and other relevant engineering tools.
  • Good skills in electronics prototyping, different mechanical, vacuum, gas line, and 3D printing systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

If you are passionate about turning innovative ideas into reality and thrive in a collaborative, forward-thinking environment, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. 

At ATLANT 3D, we're not just a company; we're a revolution in the making. Founded in 2018, we're a Copenhagen-based deep-tech startup that's driving atomic-scale manufacturing, atom by atom. Our Direct Atomic Layer Processing/Patterning (DALP) technology is setting new standards in electronics, optics, photonics, and many other industries.

Our team is a dynamic, multidisciplinary group of professionals who thrive in an agile, transparent, and learning-focused environment. Each member brings a unique set of skills and perspectives, contributing to a culture that values innovation, engagement, and impact.

Perks and benefits

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ATLANT 3D is building the first-ever atomic layer 3D printing Nanofabricator™ and launches services for micro and nanodevices with previously impossible concepts. Our vision is to enable rapid innovation with atomic precision and democratize access to advanced instruments. We are now building a Nanofabricator™ to enable atomic layer 3D printing with a selection of more than 450 different materials. Our team is unique in its vision, technology, connection to the industry, and demands. Funded by Sony, Innovation Fund Denmark, European Commission, ATLANT 3D Nanosystems start its development with industry defined demand, reliable partners, flexible and cost-efficient technology to enable next-level innovation. Why we are different ATLANT 3D Nanosystems is the first and only company that simplifies micro and nano processing. This enables rapid prototyping by solving problems that have never been solved before. We are building the Nanofabricator™, the world's first-ever standalone atomic layer technology platform for micro and nanofabrication. This allows the possibility to use more than 450 commercially available materials and enables the processing of micro and nanodevices within days instead of months or years. We are reinventing the way micro and nanodevices are made. Our values 1. Commitment to our goals 2. Entrepreneurial Mindset 3. Openness and Curiosity 4. Respect and Diversity 5. Collaborative and Integrity 6. Boldness and Decisiveness What we offer - The opportunity to become part of a company poised to revolutionize the development and manufacturing of electronic, photonics, and optics industries.  - An opportunity to have influence and make a significant contribution to a young and fast-growing company.  - International team collaboration.  - Opportunities and support to advance your personal development.  - Interactions with international partners, suppliers, customers, and associated travel.  At ATLANT 3D you will be a part of a team working towards disrupting 60 years of micro and nanofabrication technologies and systems: A once-in-a-lifetime experience. What we develop is unique, and we are incredibly excited to make a difference. You can join us to take a technological leap together. Growth opportunity. We are a fast-growing team with a need for experts, with ambitions to grow and flourish. ‍Learning and development. We are working in a cross-disciplinary field. Become a pioneer with us in developing new knowledge and technologies. Work and Life balance. We value the balance between work and play and are fans of Danish Hygge and the Bavarian style. Life in Denmark. Denmark is recognized as one of the happiest countries in the world with a family-friendly and safe environment, easy commuting, a high level of life, free healthcare, and access to any part of Europe or the World. 

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