Senior UX Product Designer
Posted on 3/19/2024
Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

Develops autonomous AI pilots for military aircrafts
Company Overview
Shield AI, a leader in AI for aviation, has a proven track record of technical innovation, with its Hivemind autonomy stack being the world's first autonomous AI Pilot deployed in combat since 2018. The company's culture is rooted in its mission to protect service members and civilians, and it has been recognized by Forbes, CB Insights, and Fast Company for its industry leadership. With a competitive edge backed by top-tier Silicon Valley VC funds, Shield AI offers a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI technology in aviation.
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding





San Diego, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Dallas, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
Product & UX/UI Design
UI/UX & Design
  • 5+ years of design experience as a distinguished individual contributor.
  • Available online portfolio of past work demonstrating problem framing, problem solving and expert level visual design acumen.
  • Ability to work efficiently, demonstrating bias for action in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment.
  • Track record of working within cross-functional teams, synthesizing feedback and input from Product Management and Engineering.
  • Curiosity for autonomy, robotics and core machine learning concepts ranging from simple, binary supervised learning to the state-of-the-art in reinforcement learning.
  • Web and tablet app design experience and deep understanding of each platform's constraints.
  • Experience presenting to senior leaders outside of design.
  • Top notch level skills with design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Figjam, Lottie and Lucid.
  • Understanding of the full software development lifecycle.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • BS/MS in Psychology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical/Aerospace or another relevant field.
  • Design effective and elegant solutions to complex problems taking into account product requirements, user needs and engineering effort required.
  • Be a go-to subject matter expert of parts of the product(s) within your scope to the rest of your team.
  • Help drive cross-functional alignment through stakeholder interviews and workshops.
  • Work across the entire design stack: journey maps, low fidelity sketches, high-fidelity visuals and dynamic interaction prototypes.
  • Speak clearly to tradeoffs between design decisions.
  • Hold the product experience to high standards ensuring that what gets released is built to design specifications.
  • Prioritize progress over perfection, knowing when to reinvent the wheel and when to apply a proven design approach.
  • Provide and seek feedback from other designers and non-designers to push the bar for quality.
  • Stay organized, manage time effectively and prioritize work between multiple projects and deadlines.