Design Producer, Siri

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

Summary

Posted: Jul 2, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114040638
In this role, you will support the Siri Conversation Interaction Design team in the planning, design, development, communication and delivery of new Siri features and behaviors. You will work closely with Editorial, Marketing and Engineering teams to further the a high-quality user experience within the Siri UI as well via other channels.

Key Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of experience producing user-experience design / development projects
  • Excellent producer chops: planning, scheduling, project communication, issue resolution, change management, and risk management
  • Demonstrated experience with known and effective project-management methods, and the ability and desire to adapt these to new styles of design
  • Demonstrated experience with user-experience design concepts and practices (hands-on UX design skill is a plus)
  • Demonstrated experience with cross-functional teams and software development life cycles
  • Exceptional verbal, expository, presentation, and documentation skills
  • Ability to comprehend, communicate, and help resolve complex design tradeoffs
  • Solid experience managing requirements and design changes in fast paced, changing environments and quick development cycles
  • Ability to handle multiple projects of different sizes and durations
  • Fanatical about creating order from disorder, with the ability to apply the appropriate level of process to new situations
  • Self-motivated and proactive

Description

The Siri team is looking for a design producer with extensive experience supporting user-experience design projects and teams. The role is to support the Siri design team in gathering requirements, articulating design plans, creating specifications, communicating design results, and keeping projects on track. The ideal candidate is not only an experienced and well-rounded project manager, but is also versed in both user experience and engineering design practices. This role will also interface with Apple Marketing and PR to support communicating about Siri experiences to consumers. You will collaborate with many internal Siri sub-teams such as engineering, UI design, QA, operations, product marketing, PR and engineering project management. In addition, you will play an essential role in coordinating the work of partner teams, ensuring that the Siri design team’s role, practices, ideas, plans, and deliverables are clearly and constantly communicated, and differences in expectations and processes are effectively addressed. And finally, you will contribute directly to concepts and solutions, in close collaboration with the rest of the Siri design team.

Education & Experience

BS degree in user experience design, project management, or EE/CS; MS desired 4+ years of producer experience 2+ years of experience with user-experience design projects

Additional Requirements