Senior Web Developer

San Mateo, California, United States

Skydio is the leading US drone company and the 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 first responders to insurance claims adjusters, utilities, and more!

About the role: 

The Senior Web Developer works alongside the web manager to drive ongoing enhancements to the website design, user experience and architecture. As part of the role, you’ll be tasked with the development of new features in a modular and extensible fashion, aimed at enhancing usability and the overall experience for both internal users involved in content management within the CMS and external users visiting the website.

Location: This is an office-based position that requires 3 days/week onsite at our HQ in San Mateo, CA.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Engage in close collaboration with the web manager and design team to envision and update the website, while assessing and enhancing current pages, design elements, and information architecture
  • Work alongside the web manager to overhaul the information architecture and back end data structures
  • Continuously assess and improve website performance through identifying bottlenecks, optimizing code and leveraging caching to improve speed and responsiveness

What makes you a good fit:

  • Demonstrable portfolio of high quality, animated, responsive, best-in-class websites and pages for high-end enterprise-focused audiences
  • 5+ years of demonstrated expertise in full-stack development of web initiatives, including but not limited to website redesigns, website stack modifications, and digital campaigns
  • Understanding of modular content management systems and their implementation
  • Passion for creating clean, responsive design that works across both desktop and mobile
  • Ability to diagnose and address cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently, include the capacity to read, analyze and debug code effectively without extensive documentation
  • Solid understanding of web UX principles and information architecture
  • Proficient in making requests to external APIs and the ability to design and create APIs, where needed, for enhanced functionality and user experiences

Our Stack / Tools:

  • Eleventy and Astro
  • React
  • Javascript
  • Typescript with TSyringe for dependency injection
  • Git
  • Sanity
  • Netlify
  • Marketo
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Google Docs
  • Figma

Compensation Range: The annual base salary range for this position is $125,000 - $150,000*. Compensation will vary based on factors, including skill level, proficiencies, transferable knowledge, and experience. In addition to base salary, Skydio full-time employees are eligible to enroll in our benefit plans and take advantage of a variety of incentives and stipends.

*For some positions the pay may be dependent upon the individual's regional location.


At Skydio we believe that diversity drives innovation. We have created a multidisciplinary environment that embraces the power of diverse perspectives to create elegant solutions for complex problems. We are committed to growing our network of people, programs, and resources to nurture an inclusive culture.

As such, we do not make hiring or other employment-related decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions),  gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, veteran, military or family status, or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.

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