The Internationalization teams mission is to make Apples software accessible to everyone, no matter where in the world they may be. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the worlds languages and cultures as well as shipping world-class software.
One of the teams main focuses is to make the input experienceusing keyboard, dictation, Apple Pencil, and other input methodsmore inclusive for everyone, regardless of what languages they use or what their background is, so that anyone in the world can use their own languageand emojis!to send a message on their iPhone.
In addition to text input, the team is also responsible for internationalization frameworksincluding Open Source projects like ICU & CLDRthat power the entire operating system and enable both Apple and third-party developers to localize their apps. Internationalization team members also represent Apple at the Unicode Consortium and are vocal advocates for better language support and for making emojis more inclusive.
You can check out two of the most recent WWDC talks from the Internationalization team here:
Formatters: Making Data Human-Friendly: https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2020/10160/ (https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2020/10160/)
Creating Apps for a Global Audience: https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2018/201/
IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:
Collaborate with a world-class design team and hardworking engineers to deliver features that fuse outstanding user interfaces with state-of-the-art machine learning technologies.
Develop keyboard layouts and input methods for the worlds languages, including languages for our next billion users as well as minority and Indigenous languages.
Build frameworks and technologies that all developers can use to improve the language experience within their apps.
Work on Apples next-generation hardware and leverage new hardware capabilities to deliver an even more inclusive experience to users.
Partner with teams such as Accessibility, Design, Hardware, Localization, NLP, Privacy, and many others.