UI Artist, AR Applications

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted: Oct 25, 2018
Role Number: 200000594
Are you ready to explore a new application domain with a talented and collaborative team? Apple's Technology Development Group is seeking a Senior UI Artist to help us build applications in a new medium. This team is working with some of Apple's most advanced technologies including the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) support offered in ARKit and Metal 2. As a member of our creative organization, you will have a rare and rewarding opportunity to craft future products that will delight and inspire millions of people every single day.

Key Qualifications

  • Portfolio showing User Interface design for 2D/3D games or interactive applications with varying visual styles
  • Proficiency in iterative UI/UX design - Wireframes, Concepts, and Style Development
  • Excellence in Motion Graphics and Typography
  • Excellent presentation skills to communicate design decisions
  • Strong understanding of 3D content principles and experience in several disciplines
  • Experience with 3D game engines and shipping cross-platform applications
  • Passion for emerging technologies and product development

Description

The ideal UI Artist for this role flourishes with undefined challenges in an evolving domain and plays a critical role in cross-department collaborations. You will work closely with Apple’s world-class UX designers and engineers to create transformative user experiences. You should be able to advocate for the team’s ideas and help to translate those ideas into extraordinary visuals. You will join projects at varying stages of production, ranging from rapid prototyping, to delivering performant and scalable production assets, to polishing and optimizing UI assets for shipping. This role requires a keen understanding of the state of the art in real-time graphics and an ambition to produce visually stunning content while navigating through unique technical challenges.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science / BA in Digital Media / Equivalent industry experience

Additional Requirements

  • Experience in designing or implementing new UI Systems and Tools
  • Experience shipping graphically intensive and interactive applications, e.g., AAA pc/console games, AR/VR applications
  • Experience in scripting interactive experiences (preferably in Swift)
  • Strong understanding of Lighting and Composition