iOS / UI Software Engineer

Position Purpose

Anki is seeking a UI-focused Software Engineer familiar with iOS to help us bring the next generation of robotics to the consumer market. You will be part of a small, highly experienced team focused on the consumer facing components of what will be one of the most sophisticated uses of artificial intelligence and robotics in a consumer product. With a strong core team and top investors backing the company, we’re looking for someone who is passionate about bringing innovative consumer products to market and building a great company.

Preferred Background

iOS / UI experience

UIKit / Cocoa Touch

CoreAnimation / CALayer

Asynchronous / Event-driven design

Responsive / Performant UI techniques

Interface Builder / StoryboardModel View Controller Paradigm

Software experience

Exceptional software engineering and programming background, with experience developing in teams and keeping on schedule

Comfortable with agile methods and fast turnaround

Comfortable working directly with Human Interface designers

Strong C and Objective-C development skills

Experience with C++ is a plus

Experience with OpenGL ES is a plus

2-5 years experience in development of shipping software

Bachelors in Computer Science or related field


Competitive salaries, stock options and great benefits (health, subsidized public transportation costs, generous vacation)

Great waterfront San Francisco office with lots of light and great views, convenient to MUNI, Caltrain, SF Ferry Building, Transbay Bus Terminal and BART.

Early stage start-up where you’ll have a huge impact.

Free catered lunches, snacks and drinks

You get to work on innovative products and challenging problems with some amazingly talented (and fun) people!

Company Description

Based in San Francisco, Anki is dedicated to bringing artificial intelligence and robotics to our everyday lives. The company was founded in 2010 by Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute graduates who sought to create new consumer experiences using technology that was once confined to robotics labs and research institutes. Its first product, Anki Drive, will be available in North America later this Fall. The company is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Two Sigma. Anki (pronounced AHN-key) means “to learn by heart.” To learn more about Anki, Like us on

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Job Summary

  • San Francisco, CA, US
Date Posted:
23 Jul 2014
Design & UI