Music Associate Creative Director (Visual Design)

Apple Media is looking for an exceptional Associate Creative Director to lead the Music Content Design team in Asia Pacific. This is a role is for a true creative. A design thinker, communicator, and problem solver who wants to have their hands in several things at once; who can work across media types, screens, formats and technologies, and who can collaborate well and is dedicated to shaping lasting meaningful experiences for our users. The Media Products Content Design team conceptualizes, designs and creates the content experiences for some of Apple’s most visible products. Your ideas can impact the way people consume media products, what they look and feel like and how they’re used by millions of people across the world. Extensive experience in design and creative leadership required; bonus for experience with music labels, publishing, magazines, or content creation/delivery Fluency across graphic design, typography, photography and illustration Real passion for cultivating relationships, leading mentoring creatives, and the ability to use that rapport to align teams around a vision Experienced in developing and executing an editorial design strategy and has an advanced understanding of what makes content engaging and successful across platforms and audiences Author, share and merchandise ideas in a cogent and inspiring manner Conceptual thinker who is strategically-centered Experience creating and leading the output of editorial design product (e.g., Magazines, Digital Content, Journalism, etc.) Demonstrated mastery of Adobe Creative and iWork suites Strong photographic sensibility; sourcing, art-buying, editing, re-touching or capturing Demonstrate command of visual and communication design principles Excellent communication, both verbal and nonverbal Excellent organization skills Ability to prototype visual design work in situation Fluency in any of the above: motion, animation, sound design, mixing or editing A keen ability to create work under minimal supervision in an international context, as well as package and present solutions to the wider creative team. Quickly and beautifully. Act as a cultural guide, exposing unique, regional visual trends throughout Asia Pacific, and seamlessly applying them to the Apple brand.