iOS Software Engineer - Pencil & Paper

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200069884
Are you passionate about the freeform input experience and possibilities enabled by the iPad and Apple Pencil? We are looking for a creative and hardworking software engineer to help design and develop the next generation of handwriting and drawing software. Our team supports several high-visibility features spanning the iOS Notes drawing experience, Screenshots, Markup, and beyond. Join the Pencil & Paper team to prototype and develop user-facing features and frameworks that will reinvent and revolutionize the Pencil-based computer experience.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience designing an iOS application or framework of significant scope
  • Experience with Objective-C, C, and C++ programming
  • Knowledge of the graphics stack, including: Core Graphics, Core Animation, and Metal
  • Exposure to modern software development standard methodologies, spanning: source control, unit testing, and debugging Familiarity with software optimization and performance measurement tools
  • Ability to effectively contribute to several concurrent projects
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Collaborate with a world-class design team and talented engineers to innovate and deliver high-impact features that fuse best-in-class user interfaces with state-of-the-art machine learning technologies. You will be responsible for a mixture of software design exploration, implementation, and maintenance of cross-platform frameworks and applications. You will develop production-quality software while working through fast-paced iterative development cycles. You will partner with many teams at Apple to deliver best-in-class features. We are seeking an individual that possesses a passion for user interface development and has a proven track record of developing highly visual and responsive applications or frameworks.

Education & Experience

Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or a closely related field.

Additional Requirements