This position is located at our new HQ in SoMa.

Design functional, efficient, and innovative web interfaces to manage commercial drone systems and operations.

Airware’s next-generation commercial drone platform extends beyond flight-related hardware and software. Giving drone operators online access to data, video, and images is a critical element of transforming drones from flying robots into viable business tools. Our UI/UX Designer will work with engineers to create functional, beautiful, and tightly-integrated web, desktop and mobile interfaces from concept to storyboard through deployment.

Sample projects

  • Work with our product and engineering teams to design and implement an interface for laying out and executing a flight plan
  • Design a web interface for operators to interact with data, video, and images from flights
  • Improve user experience by focus-testing customers

Necessary Skills and Experience

  • Strong UI/UX design portfolio highlighting Responsive Design, design-in-the-browser and Mobile-First principles
  • Experience in HTML5/CSS/JavaScript 
  • Web Appl UI development
  • Data Visualization/Charting
  • Solid Photoshop skills

Beneficial skills and experience

  • Desktop UI design
  • Mobile app design
  • NodeJS

How to apply and what to expect

  • Apply online. In addition to a portfolio, please include a resume and a short explanation of your background, accomplishments and what excites you about Airware. This will help us to get a multi-dimensional view of who you are and connect you to the right person at Airware quickly.
  • Be prepared to have a detailed discussion with our team over Skype or in person to walk through your portfolio, highlighting previous projects.
  • Be prepared to spend a half-day at our office to meet the Airware team, geek out with our engineers, write some code, and check out all of our toys.

About Airware

Airware is building the next-generation autopilot platform for commercial drones, comprising hardware, firmware, software, and user interfaces. We are a rapidly growing startup, well-funded by two of the world’s pre-eminent technology venture capital firms, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

We’re a passionate team who believe in ownership, excellence, building community, and continuous improvement. Here you will find the computer hacker, private pilot, laid-back surfer, RC hobbyist, homebrewer, and video game designer. If you thrive on solving challenging problems with a fun group of really bright people, we want to hear from you!

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