Lead Web Designer
Skydio is the leading US drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, the key technology for the future of drones and aerial transportation. The Skydio team combines deep expertise in artificial intelligence, best-in- class hardware and software product development, and operational excellence to empower a broader, more diverse audience of drone users - from action sports enthusiasts to first responders.
About the Role
We’re looking for a Lead Web Designer to own the design and experience across Skydio.com and Shop.skydio.com. In this role, you will concept and design new product pages, landing pages, update existing pages with new content, mastermind our overall information architecture, and design variations to test sales conversion on our storefront. You will also lead our front-end and full stack developers to implement fast, responsive and visually stunning web experiences.
Work directly with Marketing Design Director, product marketing, and cross- functional designers to craft a modern, high-end web experience for both our marketing site (Skydio.com) and e-commerce storefront (shop.skydio.com)
Tools We Use:
- JAMStack (Netlify, Gatsby, Sanity CMS)
- Adobe Suite
- Asana (project management)
- Iconik (asset management)
All applicants must possess a portfolio of shipped websites, landing pages, implemented designs that clearly show expertise in:
- Information Architecture
- Layout and visual design
- Responsive Design, Mobile First Design patterns
- Clean, organized page design
- CSS and Web Animation
- Image and Video heavy designs
Top candidates would additionally have:
- Front-end development ability
- Experience with modern headless CMS
- Have explored or used Webflow/Marketo
- Integrating 3D into the web
All candidates will have experience working with or managing full-stack and front-end developers.
What You’ll Bring To Skydio
A strong belief that drones and AI-driven robotics are making the world a better place. Proven track record of delivering stunning, effective marketing design to consumer and/or enterprise customers. A portfolio of work that shows a diversity of experience across both online and offline media, and clearly defines your roles in the creation of those projects. Prior roles might have been Sr. Web Designer, Web Design Lead, Sr. Growth Designer or Sr. Art Director, Sr. Front End Developer.
Communication, teamwork, and collaboration skills are vital to your work ethic.