Santa Clara Valley, California,US
The Technology Development Group is looking for an Accessibility Engineer to help us explore, define, and build accessibility solutions for the next generation of interactive computing for our platform. As a member of this team, you will have a unique opportunity to work with some of Apple's most advanced technologies (AR, VR, ML, CV) to help build empowering solutions for everyone.
Experience writing AR/VR applications
Proficient with languages like Swift and Objective-C
Talent for writing cleanly architected UI features
Ability to write performant and accurate multi-threaded code
Excellent cross-functional and communication skills
Apple strives to make the newest technologies accessible for blind, low-vision, hearing-impaired, and motor-impaired users. The work we do ensures that all users can be surprised and delighted, regardless of their abilities. You must be comfortable with rapidly evolving designs and requirements, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Throughout the process, you will work collaboratively with our world-class team of engineers, partner with designers, and coordinate with other teams including application teams, framework teams, research teams, and other hardware and software teams across Apple. You'll join a small and focused team with an opportunity to define and prove brand-new accessibility concepts and experiences.
Education & Experience
BS / MS / PhD in Computer Science OR equivalent degree OR equivalent experience
Knowledge of either UIKit or AppKit APIs.
Experience with assistive technologies is nice to have, but not required.
Experience using accessibility APIs on any platform is helpful, but not required