Product Designer

Culver City, CA 90232
  • Job Code
    200267127
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jul 20, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200267127

The Apple Media Product Design group is seeking a Product Designer, to work on Media Systems, TV.

This encomp...Summary

Summary

Posted: Jul 20, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200267127

The Apple Media Product Design group is seeking a Product Designer, to work on Media Systems, TV.

This encompasses:
Pitching artwork planning presentations to Engineering and Design,
This position is an exciting mix of technical and subjective skills, truly an intersection of liberal arts and technology.
This role works deeply and collaboratively with Product Designers, Editorial Designers, Engineering, and Producers to ensure that product artwork and tools function as envisioned by Design.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with product designers and engineering to spec artwork systems across Apple Media and its device families. The work traverses iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and more.
Assist in graphic asset pulling and rapid asset creation to flesh out proposals and unblock engineering development.
Creating Design keynote decks (audience is Engineering/Product Design, Editorial Design Teams, Content Producer groups)
Create and maintain documentation for new products, Editorial Artwork Tools, Artwork QA Testing and tracking issues with Engineering.
Take in issues and feedback with external artwork in all existing and future systems, advise business on standards/specs
Work to publish internal and external artwork specs to educate parties predicting raw and finished artwork for IS&S products.

The ideal applicant will be a visually creative professional but with honed technical chops, possess extreme levels of focus to identify edge cases, and the vision to forecast project scalability on an international level for production teams. It is important for the applicant to think through the butterfly effect of seemingly small product choices when taken to production scale by Editorial Content Designers worldwide.

Key Qualifications

  • Professional Strengths:
  • BA/BS in Design or related technical field
  • Portfolio of work showing understanding and execution of design systems at scale
  • 5+ years working with large scale international content or media design teams
  • A past working as a production or editorial designer is a huge plus
  • Experience with Production Design systems for multimedia and web products.
  • Designer empathy and understanding of the impact of production processes and scale on individual designers.
  • Ability to make choices and balance between efficiency and control or customization for Design teams.
  • Excels in documentation, presentation, organization, and masterful attention to detail.
  • A driving passion for the Apple device families, products and services.
  • Core Application Skills:
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Keynote.
  • Candidate should be responsive via email and other mediums when Product and Engineering teams need answers and decisions can turn on a dime.

Description

We are looking for an extraordinary product design artwork specialist for tvOS, iOS and Watch with a specific focus on Apple Media. You are a natural collaborator and an excellent communicator, able to develop and present design ideas in a large team environment. You will work closely with cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Production, Product Marketing, and Senior Management. Prior experience working within a technical environment and with fitness technologies is a key requirement. You should possess extraordinary visual and user interface design skills, as well as user-centered design principals. You have an affinity for consistency, color use, typography, and a keen eye for subtle details. While exercising a good eye for aesthetics, you are able to grasp and distill highly complex issues and translate them into clean, focused, understandable solutions. Strong communication skills and ability to stay highly organized is critical. Interest in new technologies in web, mobile, and other devices is required. You should be a self-starter, self-motivated, able to work independently, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision. The work that you will design will be seen and experienced by millions of people every month around the globe.

If you are passionate about working within design systems, planning the methods, templates, tools in which creatives work and has a strong interest in fitness, we encourage you to apply.

Education & Experience

Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design, Media Arts or similar.

Additional Requirements

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Culver City, CA 90232

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