UI/UX Engineer

Grand Forks ND, Syracuse NY, Remote US

Job Type

Part-Time

UI/UX Engineer

About the Role

Airtonomy is a fast-growing team of software engineers, robot specialists, aviation experts, and machine learning professionals building the software that industries are adopting for managing their drone fleet. Airtonomy is more than just drone management, we use advanced computer vision techniques, neural networks, and emerging technologies to autonomously capture, package, transport, integrate, and act on data.

The software you create will be used to interface with our autonomous robots, cloud services, and supportive tooling. While working in a fast-paced environment with smart team members, you'll be responsible for understanding business requirements and constraints and converting them into coherent, effective, and usable interfaces. You’ll also implement, test, and review applications.

Responsibilities

  • Design the overall end-to-end user application experience, prioritizing a clean, sophisticated visual design and a highly intuitive, efficient operation

  • Collaborate with product personnel, stakeholders and developers to define and implement innovative problem solving for simple, intuitive, and elegant solutions for complex design problems

  • Translate and develop concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to easy and effective user experience

  • Prepare detailed specifications from which software products will be designed and/or candidate will translate documented designs into software products

  • Design, build, and maintain highly reusable JavaScript, HTML, and CSS code

  • Assist with strategic design and user experience decisions related to existing and new features

  • Advocate for the best experience for the end user

  • Devise UI and UX strategies based on our goals

  • Conduct user research including internal and external users

  • Create and maintain digital assets, including interface design files, wireframes, and interactive mockups using design and prototyping tools such as FIGMA

  • Create and maintain reusable style guides

Requirements

  • 4+ years professional experience developing web UI/UX solutions for complex and dynamic data driven applications

  • UI / UX design work professional portfolio

  • Candidate must be able to work independently and bring tasks to completion

  • Education typically acquired via bachelor’s degree or appropriate combination of education and experience

  • A solid understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues, web standards and best practices

  • Familiarity with user-centered research, such as usability testing, contextual inquiry, and field interviews

  • Strong, conceptual thinker who possesses a wide range of design capabilities, including: web, responsive, blog, UI and brand development

  • Experience in HTML5, CSS and JavaScript

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

  • Strong communication and listening skills, and pay close attention to detail

  • Open and receptive to design critique but also able to represent your own work

  • Resourceful, demonstrating the ability to problem solve and find multiple design solutions

  • Ability to rapidly prototype and components

  • Understanding of application performance

Preferred Experience

  • Proficiency using Git version control

  • Proficiency using FIGMA

  • In-depth knowledge of user-centered design and workflows

  • Experience with Svelte and Tailwind CSS

  • Experience with robotics, aviation, or machine learning

  • Experience with Go or Python

  • Exposure to continuous integration and delivery

Work Hours and Benefits

As part of the Airtonomy team, your time will be spent working both independently and as a group to complete critical projects and develop solutions to advance the goals of the company and its customers. Work hours are flexible and regulated by the projects and work product required by your team and team supervisor. Benefits include unlimited leave per the terms outlined in our policy (sick and vacation) in addition to health, dental, and vision insurance.

About the Company

Airtonomy is a fast-growing team of software engineers, robot specialists, aviation experts, and machine learning professionals building the software that industries are adopting for managing their drone fleet. Airtonomy is more than just drone management, we use advanced computer vision techniques, neural networks, and emerging technologies to autonomously capture, package, transport, integrate, and act on data.