Worldwide Channel Sales & Operations - AI UX Product Leader

Apple

Apple

Software Engineering, Product, Design, Sales & Business Development, Operations, Data Science
Cupertino, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200548494
The WW Channel Strategy & Operations (CSO) focus on developing and deploying worldwide sales programs and standard processes to deliver best customer experience in the Channel, and drive Apple Channel sales. With deep functional expertise in digital, physical and people enablement spaces, WW CSO closely collaborate with many cross-functional teams at both WW and regional levels. WW CSO Product, Platforms and AIML team is seeking a AI UX Product Leader to lead the Product Design and Prototype team to build applications and prototypes for a new medium, and to help drive development of future-facing products.

Description

In this role, you will lead the team of product UX designers to investigate, concept, and prototype new experiences for LLM powered products using evolving technologies. Your work will help shape and inform our current and future products. You will work closely with other Apple designers, artists, and engineers to craft transformative, empowering experiences for our audiences (internal or external). You should be able to balance customer needs with technical constraints to help realize the team’s ideas, translating these ideas into extraordinary, compelling visuals and actionable design recommendations. You will join projects at varying stages of production, ranging from rapid prototyping, to delivering scalable production assets, to polishing and optimizing UI assets for shipping, working closely with engineering to ensure a high-quality product. This role requires attention to detail, curiosity, adaptability, and thoughtfulness as you produce visually beautiful content and interactive experiences while helping the team navigate through unusual technical challenges.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 15 years+ experience as in Ui/UX design with +7 years minimum experience as a design leader, with experience preferably in Conversational & Generative AI or tech-oriented product domains
  • Proficient in iterative UI/UX design, including sketches, wireframes, concept, and feature development in close collaboration with cross-functional partners
  • Excellent visual, communication, and presentation skills to help others understand design rationale and product decisions
  • Excellent eye for detail. Ability to deliver beautiful, high quality visual targets and polished, ship-ready assets for a variety of platforms
  • Experience with rapid prototyping, with a good intuition and communication in making time vs. complexity tradeoffs
  • Track record of project leadership, creative thinking, and cross functional collaboration in support of influencing product features
  • Ability to lead and inspire a rock-star team of designers and advocate for user-centric design while balancing needs for business and technical constraints
  • A good understanding of Apple OS design systems with focus on clean, minimal and elegant design solutions that reflect the Apple brand

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

MS in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Information Science in Interaction Design or Equivalent industry experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Preferred:
  • - Experience in designing or implementing new UI systems and tools
  • - Familiarity with generative AI models, technologies, and applications.
  • Skills:
  • - Innovative vision for our product experiences demonstrating user interface principles, materials, inputs, generative computing, and physics
  • - Strong rapid prototyping skills.
  • - Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
  • - Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personal Attributes:
  • - High level of curiosity for technology amplified by your design craft
  • - Analytical and strategic problem solver.
  • - Problem solver with a proactive approach.
  • - Collaborative approach and a great teammate.
  • - Passionate about AI and its potential in commerce.

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.