Apple

AR/VR Accessibility Engineer

2 weeks agoCupertino, CA

Summary Posted: Sep 8, 2022
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200120865

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 create empowering solutions for all users, regardless of their physical abilities.

Key Qualifications

Experience writing AR/VR or iOS applications
* Aptitude for independently learning new technologies
* Excellent cross-functional and communication skills
* Excitement to build software that makes a tangible difference in peoples' lives!

Description
Apple strives to make the newest technologies accessible for those with vision, hearing, motor, or cognitive challenges. The work we do ensures that all users will be surprised and delighted, regardless of ability. 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. Critical thinking and the ability to innovate are requirements for this position, however no prior experience with accessibility software is required. 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 in Computer Science OR equivalent degree OR equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

• Knowledge of either UIKit or AppKit APIs.
* • Experience with at least one of the following languages and related development tools: ObjectiveC, Swift, C++, or C
* • Experience with assistive technologies is nice to have, but not required.
* • Experience using accessibility APIs on any platform is helpful, but not required.

Client-provided location(s): Cupertino, CA, USA
Job ID: apple-200120865

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