Apple Copy Editor, App Store in Santa Clara Valley, California
Copy Editor, App Store
Job Number: 57286744
Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
Posted: Aug. 21, 2017
We’ve all found apps we love, and apps that have changed our lives. Apps transform the ways we learn, work, travel, have fun, and pursue our passions.
In 2008, the App Store launched with 500 apps. Now there are more than two million. And so our team of writers, editors, and curators challenged ourselves: How can we offer more perspective and insight? How do we showcase the work of innovative developers? How can we make the App Store a place our customers will want to come to every day?
We’re hiring people who want to help make that happen.
We are looking for an experienced copy editor to edit and proofread all App Store communications, working closely with writers and other creatives to maintain the highest possible standards.
The ideal candidate is able to apply technical savvy, a keen eye, and an exceptional attention to detail to ensure clarity and accuracy in App Store copy.
You should be creative and results driven, with the skills to work across stakeholders, and an ability to focus and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
Most of all, you’re passionate about the role apps play in people’s lives, and are eager to help create an amazing user experience for millions of people around the world.
6-8 + years writing creative editorial for traditional and online publications experience editing and proofreading communications at a digital publication, advertising agency, or in-house creative environment
Extensive experience curating and evaluating apps, games and other media products for consumer audience
Solid understanding and grounding in U.S. English style, usage, grammar, and punctuation
Familiar with standard style and usage guides, including the Chicago Manual of Styles
Experience crafting compelling messaging for video and social media formats
Experience following a style guide, and working with content management systems
Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Technological savvy, an awareness of current language trends, and knowledge of trademark issues
Experience working with content management systems
Proven ability to manage deadlines and work effectively with cross-functional teams under daily and weekly strict deadlines
Deep passion for the Apple brand, Apple’s products, and mobile technology
Strong communication skills and an extreme attention to detail
Resourceful, creative, and collaborative* Description
Edit and proofread editorial, marketing, and social media copy
Review projects at various stages of the editorial and design process
Work with other key stakeholders to draft and/or evolve editorial style guides