What we do:

Current Designs, founded in 1994, is a small development and manufacturing company specializing in research instruments for functional MRI and MEG.

Since 1996 our fORP (fiber optic response pad) has been used by over 2000 research groups in the US and internationally, and is cited in numerous publications each year.




Where we are:

Our roomy, renovated 1880s factory building in West Philadelphia is conveniently located where Haverford Avenue crosses Lancaster Avenue. Near great public transportation (SEPTA's 10 Trolley, 43 Bus, and the Market-Frankford El) we are just a few blocks from the Schuylkill Expressway, with free on-street parking. However, most people bike to work and there's plenty of inside storage space.


Who we are:

We offer a relaxed, focused and convivial work place. The people who work here all play an important part in our success, bringing experience and skills in engineering, manufacturing, software development, industrial design, and various art fields.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Four day work week: Monday to Thursday, 9-5.
  • Full health care, dental, and Rx.
  • Paid leave (two weeks accrue in the first year).
  • Pension plan (after one calendar year).
  • Paid holidays including New Year's, Memorial, 4th of July, Labor, Thanksgiving, and an end of year break.

Open Position

Production Technician

We generally offer two six-month internships each year. Please send us your information if you would like to be considered for the next opening.

Six Month Paid Technical Internship

Types of positions for which we hire:


Fiber Shop Assistant

Machine Shop Assistant

Production Technician

Sales Coordinator

Technical Assistant


If you would like to be considered for a future opening, please send a resume and include a letter explaining your interest: