Jobs at APPLE

INTERACTIVE DESIGNER for Apple iTunes Music Store Japan
Location: US - Cupertino, California

Description:

We are looking for an outstanding visual designer to work on Apple’s iTunes Music Store - Japan. You should be familiar with J-Pop and Japanese pop culture. Applicant will be working with cross-functional teams such as Music Programming (in Japan), Production, UI Engineering and QA — so teamwork is a must. Applicant will be responsible for all visual graphics in the Japanese store; from large and small graphic teasers, to featured artist pages, to special events features — all within specified guidelines and deadlines.
Design: excellent visual design skills, typography, color and photography usage.
Team Player: smart, organized, efficient, and attentive to detail. Able to take direction but also make decisions independently.
Required Experience:
• 4+ years
• BS/Ba in Graphic Design or Visual Communications
• Expert Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or other image optimizing applications
• Clear and concise communication and organizing skills
• Fluent in spoken and written Japanese and English.
Desired Experience:
• Experience in music / entertainment industry or editorial / magazines.
• All resumes must be accompanied by portfolio

Please send all resumes and a portfolio to sloan@apple.com


Human Interface/User Interface DESIGNER for Apple iTunes Music Store
Location: US - Cupertino, California

Description:

We are looking for an outstanding visual and human interface designer to work on Apple’s iTunes Music Store. The designer will be responsible for researching, designing, and prototyping the new user experiences, creating design mockups, producing visual assets and writing documentation required for proper design implementation.
The candidate must be a natural collaborator who prefers to develop designs in a team environment, and must be a passionate user advocate always striving to be in tune with Apple’s innovative spirit and the customer’s true needs. Applicant will be working with cross-functional teams such as Production, UI Engineering & Engineering, Marketing and Music Programming.
A passion for elegant design and incorporating new and innovative technologies is a must. Attention to detail and a good eye for aesthetics, along with the ability to grasp and distill highly complex issues are crucial.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent user interface design skills (the ability to render Aqua-like interface elements “widgets” is a must), a deep understanding of the interdependency between visual design and human interface design. The applicant must have an affinity for consistency, color use, typography, and a keen eye for subtle details.
A natural diplomat with strong communication, coordination and scheduling skills, willing to prove themselves within a company of talented individuals, will lead to success. Strong communication skills and the ability to stay highly organized are critical.

Please send all resumes to sloan@apple.com