Design Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200466689
Apple’s Applications Group is seeking a Design Manager to work on consumer software applications for the Mac and iOS. You are a problem solver, quick study, self starter, and excellent communicator with a passion for phenomenal design and the ability to achieve it. You possess a rare blend of interaction design, visual design, and prototyping skills. 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.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience designing desktop applications
  • Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles
  • Tried proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, or other design tools
  • Ability to do rapid prototyping in Flash and HTML5
  • Complete proficiency in MacOS and iOS.
  • Extraordinary written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Capable of working in a loosely structured organization
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver work on tight schedule


From brainstorming through implementation, the Design Manager will work with members of the Applications design team, as well as our engineering, marketing, and QA groups. You have the ability to quickly grasp and distill highly sophisticated matters into clean, understandable solutions. The Design Manager is an effective diplomat with strong communication and social skills who is willing to prove him/herself within a company of passionate individuals. The Design Manager is a key player in resolving future design direction of Apple’s consumer apps. We are looking for a transformational designer who is ready to and capable of taking software design to the next level.

Education & Experience

Degree in human interaction sociology, psychology, interaction design, visual design, or equivalent

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits