Come fly with ForeFlight.
Product Designer, Enterprise
At ForeFlight we know you want a rewarding career. To do that, you need challenging projects, a good work environment, and awesome coworkers. We believe in our employees, and we empower them to make a direct impact on our products and messaging. Because we understand what our staff need, we have a low turn-around rate, our employees become brand ambassadors, and we are recognized as a premier leader in the aviation industry.
ForeFlight is looking for an outstanding Product Designer to join our Enterprise team. This position is for a motivated individual well-versed in desktop web application design, who has a background in or passion for aviation.
This person will be a core member of our design team and will help us create the next generation of ForeFlight products.
A solid understanding of web application design best practices, experience designing complex products for the web, and a knowledge of web standards and modern HTML/CSS/JS fundamentals is preferred.
Professionally, this person is driven to execute, deliver, and complete projects independently, seeking advice and direction from team members when needed, and plowing ahead to completion when the path forward is clear. This person will be able to point to specific examples that highlight the individual’s ability to meet the objectives outlined above, and references will confirm this person’s unique abilities.
This position is for someone based in our Austin, TX office. A pilot-designer, or individual looking to pursue his or her private pilot license, is a huge plus. Benefits include medical insurance, 401K with matching, and flight training reimbursement. Relocation reimbursement will be provided for the right candidate.
Experience and Skills Requirements
- A killer portfolio
- Solid understanding of web application design principles and standards
- Knowledge of responsive design best practices
- Experience or general interest in aviation
- Experience with Sketch and/or Photoshop
- Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
- Generous health and dental benefits.
- 401(k) matching with immediate vesting.
- Flight training reimbursement.
About ForeFlight, LLC
ForeFlight produces the best selling iPad and iPhone app for pilots flying personal and business aircraft, corporate flight departments, and aircraft operators. Customers include individual pilots worldwide, Fortune 500 corporate flight departments, state and federal agencies, leading operators, and leading aircraft OEMs. We have been in the App Store since Day 1 (7/10/2008) and are consistently ranked in the top 50 grossing iPad apps in the App Store.
We are known as a leader in aviation and software development because we build exceptional products and hire skilled employees. Over the last decade, we have not only revolutionized the pilot’s flight bag but serve customers across the world and touch all segments of aviation. Our drive for innovation is why we won Aviation Week’s Laureate Award for Best New Product, received Flying Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award four times, and are featured in Apple’s “Dreams” iPhone commercial.
Our downtown Austin office is located at 621 E 6th St, just a short walk from the MetroRail station. Our software development team hails from Trinity University, Rice University, Texas A&M, UT Austin, and Clemson. We score 12 out of 12 on the Joel Test. We love shipping.
If you’ve contributed to any open source projects, make sure to include links to relevant code. If you are a recent graduate, please include a copy of your transcript. In your cover letter, please indicate any aviation experience and list any relocation preferences or constraints.