Product Design Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Design

Summary

Posted: Oct 4, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114000643
Apple’s Applications Group is seeking a Product Design Manager to work on consumer software applications for the Mac and iOS. You are a brilliant problem solver, quick study, self starter, and excellent communicator with a passion for great design and the ability to achieve it. You possess a rare blend of interaction design, visual design, and prototyping skills. We’ll provide you with unparalleled levels of opportunity and resources, with the goal of creating experiences that influence the industry, as well as people’s lives. By constantly focusing on the consumer, you’ll create products that are not only amazing to look at, but also intuitive and useful to billions of people worldwide. Join this team if you’re committed to making each human interaction — visual, audial, and haptic — amazing for our customers.

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience designing desktop applications
  • Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles
  • Demonstrable fluency with Photoshop, Illustrator, or other design tools
  • Ability to do rapid prototyping in Flash and HTML5
  • Complete mastery of MacOS and iOS
  • Extraordinary written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Capable of working in a loosely structured organization
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedule

Description

From brainstorming through implementation, the Product Design Manager will work with members of the Applications design team, as well as our engineering, marketing, and QA groups. You have the ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex matters into clean, understandable solutions. He or she is an effective diplomat with strong communication and organizational skills who is willing to prove him/herself within a company of talented individuals. The Product Design Design Manager is a key player in resolving future design direction of Apple’s consumer apps. We are looking for a visionary designer who is ready to and capable of taking software design to the next level

Education & Experience

Degree in human interaction sociology, psychology, interaction design, visual design, or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.