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Visual Designer Position Summary at Apple Computer

Apple's Mac OS X User Interface Group is seeking a senior visual interface designer to conceive, design and develop future enhancements to Aqua, the dynamic user interface for Mac OS X. We're looking for a visually articulate designer capable of communicating their ideas through compelling, high-fidelity illustrations and prototypes. The ideal candidate will have some experience with dynamic interfaces or animation, possess a passion for great design and show an exceptional eye for detail.

Visual Designer Job Description:
Responsibilities include; conceiving, developing and prototyping new interactions for various components of Mac OS X, working with engineering and marketing to finalize designs, documenting solutions, and monitoring their implementation. Experience in shipping commercial software and understanding the constraints of the software development environment is required. Must be a solid team player with excellent communication and presentation skills.

Required Experience for Visual Design Position:
* Must submit a portfolio with resume.
* B.S./M.S. in Interactive Media Design, Animation or related field.
* 3+ years applied experience in software design and development or equivalent track record in completing successful design work.
* Demonstrable understanding of user interface design principles.
* Must have demonstrated fluency with Photoshop, Illustrator or other design tools.
* Must have demonstrated experience with prototyping tools and environments such as Director and Lingo.
* Experience with other tools such as 3D Modeling applications is an asset.