Lead Designer - People Portals Team

Cupertino, CA
  • Job Code
    200138811
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jan 10, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200138811

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish

The people here at Apple don't just craft 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

The People Portals team is seeking a Lead Designer to help create and design new experiences for Apple employees to help share information and promote key initiatives related to employment here at Apple. This position works with a cross-functional team of internal partners to conceptualize, design and implement key initiatives within the People portals

The ideal candidate will have excellent creative & design skills and be self-directed, motivated, and comfortable working in an extremely fast-paced, yet fun and creative environment. Flexibility and adaptability are key attributes needed for success. This individual should also have strong visual design skills and have the ability to design visuals and layouts from conceptual sketches or wireframes to final visual layouts, ready for development. Should be comfortable creating marketing layouts, keynotes or interactive digital experiences for desktop and mobile. A creative thinker who can imagine and define how a digital experience can be improved and work with external agencies on creative, internal engineering teams for development and a variety of content teams to bring the immersive experiences to life

This position is on site in Cupertino, California

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years of proven track record of a senior designer in internal or agency environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Innovative with a critical/creative thinker mindset
  • Ability to design layouts that translate across all devices - Desktop, Tablet and Mobile
  • Experience working with creative and content teams (UX, Research, Editorial & Design) a plus
  • Excellent planning, organization and hands-on design skills
  • Ability to utilize analytics or metrics to help solve complex design challenges
  • Some travel may be required
  • Be able to take rough wireframes or sketches and transition into detailed visual design details
  • Superb verbal and written communication
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Good understanding of challenges related to designing for other language content and UI
  • Experience in interacting with and influencing all levels of management
  • Phenomenal ability to work independently and also with other senior creatives and agencies
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and adopt change and ambiguity enthusiastically
  • Strong active listening skills
  • High proficiency with Apple applications preferred, specifically Keynote
  • High proficiency with design tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch
  • High level of ethics, values, integrity and trust
  • Experience collaborating directly with content and development teams a plus

Description
- Help drive design, UI and visual assets of key People portals and initiatives at Apple
- Collaborate with internal partners from all Apple businesses and geographies in the definition and execution of the creative elements or designs layouts
- Provide frequent and clear communication regarding program statuses to leadership while raising potential issues or key decisions needed to ensure successful program delivery
- Review past programs and results to identify wins/findings for business process improvements and influence internal change management
- Ensure key design processes and libraries are maintained and kept up to the Apple standards

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree required, User Experience Design, Graphic, Interactive Design, User Interface Design or related field. 8+ years of relevant experience

Additional Requirements

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