Design Technologist (Fully Remote)

San Diego, California

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Introduction to Shield AIShield AI’s mission is to protect service members and civilians with artificially intelligent systems. For our world-class team, no idea is too ambitious, and we never stop working to make possible what looks out of reach today. We are backed by Silicon Valley venture capital firms including Andreessen Horowitz, have been shipping product since 2018, and are growing rapidly.
Job DescriptionAs a Design Technologist, you will help delight our customers by devoting your talents to the translation of complex human-robot interactions into elegant design solutions. You will work alongside a team devoted to excellence, committed to collaboration, and focused on helping users maximize the power of AI to protect service members, first responders, and civilians. 

What you'll do:

  • Work at the intersection of visual design and development, enabling iterative design and building exploratory solutions to efficiently solve UX problems
  • Design high-fidelity, pixel-perfect user interaction designs.
  • Functionalize UI designs into rapid prototypes for user testing and iteration.
  • Guide prototyping efforts across the User Experience Design team. 
  • Maintain our growing Visual Design System and enhance library of components.
  • Design coded high-fidelity prototypes
  • Hand off components to developers and support them in the proper implementation of designs.

People we're looking for have the following required education and experience:

  • You have delivered as part of a product design team -- whether freelance or in-house -- and are skilled in creating design mockups, coded prototypes and visual assets.
  • 4+ years professional product or UI/UX design experience.
  • Experience with Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD or similar design/wireframing tools.
  • Experience creating and working with design systems.
  • Strong knowledge of and passion for user-centered design principles and an eye for visual design.
  • Experience designing user experiences, from mockups to functional prototypes.
  • Keen eye for details, color use, typography, and consistency in design.
  • An online portfolio showcasing UI/UX design and development.

Preferred qualifications and competencies:

  • Degree in Design, HCI, or Computer Science.
  • Experience designing for Android mobile apps.
  • Experience designing for responsive websites.
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and/or After Effects.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with ease.
  • Creative and excited about working on products to further the Shield AI mission.

If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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