Art Director, Motion and Video Content Design, Media Products

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200195445
Summary

Summary

Posted: Oct 2, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200195445

The Apple Media Products (AMP) team is an exciting environment and a fast-paced development organization! With c...Summary

Summary

Posted: Oct 2, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200195445

The Apple Media Products (AMP) team is an exciting environment and a fast-paced development organization! With customers in 155 countries, we are a thriving marketplace for music, movies, TV shows, books - and, of course, apps!

We are responsible for concepting and production of motion graphics and video content, working closely with all of Apple's product design and content teams to ensure the highest standards of elite video.

We are looking for an extraordinary motion art director to join our team. In this role you will be shaping and leading ideas through video creative, through the entire design process. This role will be primarily focused on the Apple Arcade platform, and will require working cross-functionally on a range of deliverables, content and experiences while also collaborating with and empowering in-house and 3rd party teams to deliver compelling original content. You'll be developing and designing creative concepts and storyboards based on 3rd party IP, original (long and short form) content, animated, and branded motion graphics content for Apple Arcade.

Key Qualifications

  • You have a passion for storytelling, design, media and technology.
  • Expert storyteller with a command of visual, communication and motion design principles, including composition, framing, alignment, lighting and timing.
  • Understanding of what makes content- everything from motion graphics to live action- engaging and successful across channels and audiences.
  • You love graphic design, brand identity, typography, photography, illustration and motion- and keep up with trends across all.
  • You're a conceptual thinker and problem solver who is wildly creative and also obsessively meticulous.
  • Extreme proficiency in Adobe Creative and ability to prototype visual design work in-situation to present concepts, brief partners, or for final delivery.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in: 2D and 3D design + motion ideation, character design/development, compositing, tracking and special effects, live action storyboarding, shooting and post, and all related production workflows.
  • Deep understanding of and excellent proficiency in: Final Cut Pro, Avid, Premiere, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Maya and a diverse range of motion design software, plug-ins, techniques and approaches.
  • A keen awareness of visual trends associated with the entertainment, gaming & culture.
  • A keen ability to create work as well as package and presenting creative solutions in an inspiring manner.
  • Clear and concise communicator displaying strong organization and collaboration skills.
  • Experience delivering end-to-end design across media types, screens, formats and technologies.

Description

The position calls for you to be a self-starter who has proven experience. We balance multiple work streams, lead conceptual development, develop creative both independently and alongside cross-functional teams, and execute against a variety of creative and strategic business briefs and marketing channels.

You'll work closely with the Video Team creative leads, creative producers as well as cross functional producers to design, create and maintain Apple Arcade's content. This role is based in Cupertino, CA.

Education & Experience

Bachelors Degree/equivalent work experience preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Talent in delivering strong creative ideas across multiple media formats, 4+ years relevant motion design experience; plus for time spent at top design/advertising firms, motion graphics houses or production companies. Fluency in Apple products services (App Store, Arcade, Podcasts, Books, News etc). Love for the Apple brand and relentless in preserving its authenticity.


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Art Director, Motion and Video Content Design, Media Products

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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