Design Lead, IS&S Employee Engagement

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200149593
The people here at Apple don’t just create 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. We're growing and urge you to apply. We believe the role would place you in a highly- energized environment with some of the most hardworking creative individuals in the industry where you would be inspired to share your years of experience along with providing extraordinary support for the team. Come be a part of one of the fastest growing businesses at Apple. The Internet Software and Services (IS&S) organization designs and builds Apple’s incredible Services, including Apple TV+, Apple News, Apple Music, GarageBand, Apple Maps, iCloud, Apple Pay, and many more! The Design Lead, IS&S Employee Engagement will lead creative strategy and execution for IS&S-wide employee facing initiatives, including Internal Communication, Learning and Development, and People. This role is for a visual designer who is passionate about working collaboratively and cross-functionally with partners to translate business objectives into simple and compelling visual narratives through presentations, learning materials, and more. This role requires an expert grasp of how storytelling architecture is applied within presentations, an understanding of information design, and a solid understanding of Apple brand.

Key Qualifications

  • 7-10+ years of professional experience in a design related or creative role
  • Highly skilled in Apple Keynote, and skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, especially photoshop and Illustrator, or something similar
  • Solid appreciation and understanding of Apple’s tone, voice and aesthetic, and ability to champion the brand at every touchpoint
  • Comfortable designing for both print and digital assets
  • Solid foundational knowledge of visual design and demonstrated proficiency in the formal elements of design, including typography, layout, balance, proportion, rhythm, emphasis and unity
  • Active collaborator who engages with partners to make work better through an iterative approach
  • Natural ability to create compelling visual content that sharpens understanding of a business concept, strategy, or data
  • Natural ability to understand complex business strategy and simplify it for easy understanding
  • Excellent project management skills, with an ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, easily adapt to changing priorities, and deal with ambiguity
  • Demonstrate a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Comfortable working closely with high level executives and key partners
  • Bonus: You are skilled in HTML and photography


As our Design Lead, IS&S Employee Engagement on the IS&S Internal Communication and Experience team, you will lead creative for various IS&S-wide employee facing initiatives including Internal Communication, Learning and Development, and People. The ideal candidate will be a passionate visual designer with a mind for business, and a natural storyteller with an ability to help others find the story within their content. You will be, at times, a graphic designer, Keynote designer, storyteller, creative strategist and architect, instructional designer, and more. Your job will be to partner with each business lead to bring a number of exciting internal culture and engagement initiatives and programs to life in a creative way. We are looking for someone with can bring a lot of ideas to the table, work with a number of creative mediums to bring their vision to life, drive projects forward independently, and have the courage to challenge strong personalities and their ideas. A strong sense of humility and the ability to listen and take feedback is key to this role.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree preferred

Additional Requirements