Apps Writer, App Store

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Aug 31, 2018
Role Number: 114218638
We’ve all found apps we love, and apps that have changed our lives. Apps transform the ways we learn, work, travel, have fun, and pursue our passions. The Mac App Store is the single largest catalog of Mac apps in the world, and our goal has always been to make it a great opportunity for developers, and a safe, trusted place for users to download Mac software. With the launch of the all-new Mac App Store, we are looking for a dynamic editor - with a special expertise for the Mac - to help a team of writers produce engaging content around apps and games from a global perspective. You are an experienced editor who has run desks or teams, with a deep knowledge about Mac technology and culture. You should be creative and results driven, with the leadership skills to work across partners, and an extensive background driving user engagement across dynamic platforms, including social media. You’re a digital and media enthusiast, love keeping up with pop culture, and are excited about how technology shapes our future. Most of all, you’re passionate about the role apps play in people’s lives, and are eager to help create an amazing user experience for millions of people around the world.

Key Qualifications

  • 6+ years writing creative editorial for traditional and online publications
  • Extensive experience curating and evaluating apps and other media products for consumer audiences
  • Experience following an editorial style guide
  • Experience working with content management systems
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Shown ability to manage deadlines and work effectively with cross-functional teams under strict deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and an acute attention to detail
  • Resourceful, creative, and collaborative
  • Deep passion for the Apple brand, Apple products, and mobile technology


Create story pitches and usher them from conception to final publish, in collaboration with design, production, video and business teams Deliver daily written content for the App Store, including short-form write-ups, deep dives, developer interviews and long-form articles Act as an authoritative voice at Apple If it’s a new app, design trend, or business model, you have an informed perspective on it Correspond with developers and creative professionals who are part of app culture around story pitches, interviews, and studio visits Travel within the US - and if needed, internationally - for on-site editorial Represent the App Store team at WWDC, retail meet-ups and other public-facing events

Education & Experience

BA/BS preferred

Additional Requirements