Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
At Apple great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences. We are seeking an experienced Design Manager to join our Media Products Design team in an exciting and fast-paced organization. The ideal Design Manager will have a passion for taking on complex problems and designing elegant, simple solutions that surprise and delight users. 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. The Design Manager is a key player in determining the future design direction of Apple’s Media Products.
- 8+ years work experience with a focus on product design and UI across a variety of platforms including TV, web, and iOS.
- A great eye for detail, demonstrate creative and innovative problem solving and possess excellent leadership abilities.
- Someone who is used to working both independently and in a group setting, with experience designing UI products from conception to completion.
- Ability to clearly communicate concepts and designs through sketches, wireframes, high fidelity comps, and prototypes.
- Highly skilled in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Keynote and other design tools.
- Experience in designing from start to finish including the development process.
- Able to function independently and in a team environment with solid collaboration skills.
- Enthusiasm and history working in an iterative design process, motivated by group critique.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and ability to present work to large groups and executives.
- An understanding of how to apply Apple’s design aesthetic and user interactions.
- A passion for Apple, it's products, and its customers.
We are looking for an extraordinary Design Manager for tvOS, iOS, Watch, Mac, PC and Web. You are a natural collaborator and an excellent communicator, able to develop and present design ideas in a large team environment. You will work closely with cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Production, Product Marketing, Senior, and Executive Management. Prior experience working within a technical environment is a key requirement. You should possess extraordinary visual and user interface design skills, as well as user-centered design principals. You have an affinity for consistency, color use, typography, and a keen eye for subtle details. While exercising a good eye for aesthetics, you are able to grasp and distill highly complex issues and translate them into clean, focused, understandable solutions. Strong communication skills and ability to stay highly organized is critical. Interest in new technologies in web, mobile, and other devices is required. You should be a self-starter, self-motivated, able to work independently, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision. The work that you will design will be seen and experienced by millions of people every month around the globe.
Education & Experience
Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design, Media Arts or similar.