Software Engineer - Graphics Localization Automation

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200186742
The Localization Automation Team is responsible for developing tools and technologies that allow Apple to localize and ship products such as iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, Apple TV, and more across the world. We are looking for a talented Software Engineer to take our localization process used to ship localized graphics to the next level. You will be in charge of a crucial process that impacts every product with the objective of making it even better. You will also develop new tools and applications to enhance Apple's localization technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong object-oriented programming and design skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency developing native apps in Swift or Objective-C (macOS development preferred)
  • A technical background in UNIX commands in Terminal
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


The environment is fast-paced, requiring the ability to work autonomously and to manage to aggressive delivery schedules. Suitable candidates should have a strong background in Computer Science, excellent problem solving skills and passion to improve existing processes and tools. The right mix of technical, organizational, and communication skills is key to success. Attention to detail and a proven ability to manage priorities are essential. Specific responsibilities will include: - Designing, developing and improving internal applications and processes - Working cross functionally with teams across Engineering and Desktop Publishing to add support for new software features - Troubleshooting complex technical problems - Automating and integrating workflow from diverse systems

Education & Experience

- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

Additional Requirements

  • - Experience designing reusable API
  • - Familiarity with Adobe CC (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and related automation
  • - Familiarity with version control systems such as subversion or git
  • - Familiarity with scripting languages (Perl, Ruby, Python, Shell)
  • - Interest and background in translation, internationalization, localization, and international markets
  • - Native level foreign language skills in reading, writing and speaking
  • - A track record of shipping products