Senior Designer Energy CAM FTW - BU Originals & Style (m/f/d)
Herzogenaurach, BY, DE
vor 2 Tg.

Continuously guiding the team on information needed to design a consumer and brand relevant collection. This should include all possible sources to gain this information :

  • Trade fairs, cultural events, and sporting events, athlete insights
  • Trade publications, general interest press, trend services, fashion and sportswear magazines and websites
  • Store checks, market visits, and team travel as provided
  • Relevant forecast and sell-through numbers from our Marketing counterparts
  • Being a stakeholder in driving seasonal and long-term design direction and strategy for their category within the following topics :

  • Footwear and Apparel Color
  • Footwear Materials
  • Footwear and Apparel Silhouettes
  • Graphics / Print Direction
  • Being a stakeholder in curating aforementioned design direction by, but not limited to :

  • Providing trend forecasting content relevant to our consumer and brand
  • Providing direction and assisting in developing materials with the Material Team
  • Working with Local and Global counterparts to provide category relative Color and Material direction when required
  • Leading as a Color and Trend conduit to Marketing, Product Managers, Designers and in between Key Account and Inline
  • Acting as a brand ambassador between all categories looking for opportunities to connect direction, product, and people
  • Assisting in creating color design direction presentations
  • Working closely with members of the category’s design team. This includes but is not limited to :

  • Providing Color and Material content and direction
  • Collaborating and critiquing
  • Understanding technical details of the product
  • Working closely with members of the categories design team. This includes but is not limited to :

  • Providing Color and Material content and direction
  • Collaborating and critiquing
  • Setting a leading example within the team and mentors
  • Transferring prior experiences and knowledge to those around them
  • Being viewed within the team as a Color and Material expert and senior
  • Leading top-line range strategy in their categories. This includes but is not limited to :

  • Leading their team in creating holistic category overviews, rollouts, and merchandising strategy for the category
  • Communicating content to Footwear, Apparel, and Graphics Teams to align strategy
  • Informing horizontal brand moments and category moments by leading products, Color and Material narratives / executions, and tiered rollout plans in partnership with Design, Marketing, and Concept To Consumer.
  • This is a collaborative effort across disciplines & functions together.

    Managing in designing Footwear Color and Material executions for Inline and Key Account ranges with input from Design, Marketing, and Development.

    This includes but is not limited to :

  • Seasonal prep and research stated above
  • Creating product design presentations; both physical and digital
  • Exploratory process to reach final solution
  • Creating Color CADs, Material Maps, & Graphic Maps.
  • Guiding their team in creating a quality and merchandisable range by having a detail to top-line view of all products
  • Working closely with Development to assist in development process & costing; meet development timelines and calendar deadlines per seasonal milestone.
  • Travelling to Asia for development trips
  • Assisting in communicating inspiration and storytelling to Marketing and Concept To Consumer
  • At adidas we have a winning culture. But to win, physical power is not enough. Just like athletes our employees need mental strength in their game.

    We foster the athlete s mindset through a set of behaviors that we want to enable and develop in our people and that are at the core of our unique company culture the 3Cs : CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION and CREATIVITY.

  • CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don’t have all the answers.
  • But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning it helps us improve.

  • COLLABORATION . Every elite athlete relies on partners : coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together.
  • Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other’s abilities and talents.

  • Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY . No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors’ training plans and strategies.
  • We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.

    adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Brand : adidas Location : Herzogenaurach TEAM : Design State : BY Country / Region : DE Contract Type : Full time Number : 247568 Date : Oct 1, 2020

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