Internal Communications Specialist - Designer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200134235
The people here at Apple don’t just craft products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Corporate Communications is Apple’s internal employee communications group. We oversee development and execution of global employee communications related to our culture, values, and benefits to inform and inspire all employees, so they can do the best work of their lives. We believe our team members should demonstrate a real passion for design with a strong eye to attention to detail, be inventive, adaptable, creative, and results oriented with high energy and a positive attitude. As a Graphic Designer, you will be creating innovative and compelling visual design for a wide spectrum of global employee communications —from ideation through flawless execution. The ideal candidate possesses strong communication and presentation skills, an impeccable design aesthetic, the ability and experience to work collaboratively with other designers, writers, creative producers and business leadership. You will create meaningful, timely, inclusive communications in Apple’s unique style and voice.

Key Qualifications

  • You will have either agency and/or in-house design experience
  • Highly proficient in the formal elements of design, including typography, layout, balance, hierarchy, proportion, emphasis, and unity
  • You are naturally curious and passionate about design — with a keen awareness of the evolving landscape of available tools, technologies, resources, and trends
  • You have strong interpersonal skills are able to conceptualize, collaborate and articulate ideas in a clear manner, engage in healthy debate, and accept directional feedback
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to consistently simplify and coordinate their thoughts into clear and concise design
  • Excellent concept development and production skills with design software, primarily the Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Sketch is a plus, and current iWork suite (Pages, Keynote, Numbers)
  • Portfolio demonstrating proficiency in delivering strong creative ideas and branding across digital and print media


You will be a vital member of the team — brainstorming, coordinating, and collaborating frequently in order to build original designs that align to project goals, creative direction, and Apple standards You will help prepare for creative reviews by outputting optimized files, preparing printouts and presentation materials While exercising a good eye for aesthetics, you are able to grasp and distill highly complex business issues and translate them into clean, focused, understandable solutions on Apple communication platforms. You present persuasively, and clearly articulate design rationale for project creative solutions. Consult with technical disciplines to ensure designs work within given limitations, and files are prepared with all necessary information to support the design intent Continually seek opportunities to refine design thinking and improve workflows

Education & Experience

Preferred: BA or BFA in Graphic Design (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements