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Job Title: GUI Designer/Developer
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
Job Type: Full-Time

The world is experiencing explosive growth of digital content and unstructured data. The accelerating growth of user generated content, graphics intensive and enterprise applications, unified communications, and increased compliance requirements, combined with the increasing sizes of most file types is straining networked infrastructures worldwide. As a result, organizations are struggling to contain rising data delivery costs as well as operational expenses such as power, cooling and datacenter space.

A new solution is needed to optimize online content, reduce digital footprint, and accelerate real-time and business critical data.

Makani Networks is tooled up to pioneer the next-generation wide-area networked services. Join our team and contribute to this industry-changing effort!

Job Summary:
Help build a compelling, easy-to-use interface for configuring and managing the Makani Appliances. Incorporate new ideas beyond just presenting dialogs and tables in the user interface. Make our GUI a differentiator for our products. Be able take a user-centric perspective, study workflows, and take our products to a new level.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct usability reviews and incorporate feedback into the GUI design
  • Design user interface, wireframes and visuals for the GUI
  • Translate GUI design into functional web pages
  • Work with engineers who are responsible for the backend control to ensure a well architected front-end design and implementation
  • Provide input for project schedules and report progress
  • Write technical specification and internal operation guides


  • Requires strong coding, implementation, and design skills.
  • Must understand User Centered Design and Usability
  • Must have experience with GUI development for web-based applications
  • Demonstrated experience creating easy to use, aesthetic, well designed and implemented user interfaces
  • Knowledgeable of current web technologies
  • Experience with graphic design
  • Able to take high level work flows and create detailed wire-frames
  • Able to articulate technical ideas and designs to peers and management, and display independent problem solving abilities
  • Experience developing GUI’s for Windows platforms is a plus but not required
  • This position requires a minimum of 5 years experience in UI design and development
  • A four-year degree in CS or CE is required
  • A BA in Graphic Design is a plus but not required

Travel required: none
Telecommute: no


Please submit an inquiry with your resume via email to

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