There's the typical job. Then there's a career at Apple.
Where we'll challenge you to defy routine. To explore the far reaches of the possible. To travel unchartered paths.
And to be a part of something far bigger than yourself. Because around here, changing the world just comes with the job description. We are looking for an art buyer, with an expertise in illustration and animation, to facilitate the creation and delivery of elite artwork for MUSIC, Books, App Store, News and other products and platforms. You will be a great communicator, facilitator, and problem solver with an eye for amazing design; and plug yourself into a design team to understand their needs and challenges and deliver solutions that make sense for the audience, platform and budget in an ongoing way, in a high stakes environment.
Amazing verbal and written communication skills Thoughtful problem solving abilities to deal with challenging deadlines and priorities Able to anticipate change and react efficiently; comfortable with ambiguity Able to create processes that support the development of amazing work in a creative environment Able to handle multiple tasks for multiple individuals Discretion in handling confidential materials and issues Excels under pressure, maintaining a calm demeanor Works well independently with minimal direction, and with a team Strong interpersonal skills and negotiation skills
We partner closely with business leaders to develop service brands, launch new features and support partner content across a variety of media verticals (e.g., apps, books, music, news and podcasts). You've been called a producer, a manager, a problem solver and you're quick with a solution, easy to talk to, and know how to read a room. You will work closely with the creative services team, designers, directors and representatives from both finance and procurement in order to deliver extraordinary artwork. You understand the value of tracking mechanisms and keeping all your partners engaged and informed as multiple projects are moving at once; thus you're always thinking creatively when it comes to new ways of communicating and collaborating.
Bachelor's degree in management, graphic design, communications or equivalent