Art Director, Content and Product Design

Cupertino, CA
  • Job Code
    200075307
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jul 1, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200075307

Apple Media is looking for a world-class Creative for Apple Content design/editorial design team. This is a role for the thinker, visual designer, communicator and problem solver who wants to have their hands in several things at once, focus on the design and innovation across Apple platforms; who can conceive and implement concepts, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and overseeing them to completion. Who can also, if needed, deliver end-to-end design across media types, screens, formats and technologies; and who can collaborate well with others. This is a creative position dedicated to shaping story lines while maintaining a deep understanding of digital curation

Key Qualifications

  • At least 7 years of experience in directing creative teams, artist, agencies
  • Knowledge of the latest technological trends, including the ability to use metrics to shape digital strategy, and craft unique user experiences
  • A deep understanding of user-centered design and experience, including animation, motion graphic and visual storytelling
  • Ability to make human-digital interactions useful, innovative and delightful
  • A natural holistic approach to scale a single story on different media, with particular attention in defining the perfect experience that each medium requires
  • Conceptual thinker who is strategically-centered
  • Demonstrates command of visual and communication design principles
  • Experience from mobile apps, websites, softwares, VR, or even games
  • Fluency across graphic design, typography, photography and illustration. Animation, motion and interactivity
  • Passion for a wide variety of editorial video formats, including short, medium and long forms
  • Clear and concise communication, organization skills and ability to work across time zones
  • Demonstrated mastery of Adobe Creative, and iWork suites
  • Ability to prototype visual design work in situation
  • Fluency in any of the above: UX, motion, animation, sound design, mixing or editing
  • A background in coding, UI design is appreciated

Description

We are looking for talent, who:
- Is a fountain of ideas and creative thinking who can think and implement quickly, laterally, independently or collaboratively
- Experienced in developing and executing design strategy and has an advanced understanding of what makes content engaging and successful across platforms and audiences
- Demonstrates strong user experience sensibilities with an uncanny level of curiosity; keeps up with the evolving landscape of available tools, technologies and resources
- Collaborates with Creatives, Engineers, Project Managers, Business Owners and Executives to solve complex problems with simple solutions
- Has experience developing prototypes for a variety of platforms and use cases; can rapidly prototype their ideas across a myriad of Apple devices, experiences and scenarios
- Has a passion for nurturing relationships, managing and mentoring creatives, and can use that rapport to align teams around a vision
- Has a keen understanding of local market creative and cultural nuances
- An ability to work on a global teams, across time zones, date lines and traditional routine

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Graphic, Information, Communication, Web design or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • - Portfolio demonstrating proficiency in delivering strategic ideas across digital, social or static form factors
  • - 7+ years relevant design or creative leadership experience required; bonus for tours in content creation/delivery, agencies, digital companies
  • - Clear and concise communication and organization skills
  • - Has passion about the Apple brand and relentless in preserving its authenticity


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Apple, Inc.
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