Senior Designer Footwear Training – Global Brands – BU Sportswear and Training (m/f/d)

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Company: Adidas
Location: Herzogenaurach (BY), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

PURPOSE & OVERALL RELEVANCE FOR THE ORGANISATION

· Develop industry leading creative solutions for assigned concept or category, to create a highly relevant, desirable and clear adidas brand image, from sell in to sellout (consumer-facing)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Lead the Creative development for concept or category across multiple consumer touchpoints, from 2D to retail to digital

· Develop concepts and creative strategies that fulfill objectives of category, concept, briefs

· Collaborate with Product Design team to ensure holistic storytelling

· Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure consumer- and brand focus

· Lead the execution of creative strategies to ensure end to end creative excellence from sellin to sellout (consumer-facing)

· Direct variety of creative resources (agencies, freelancers, writers, photographers, etc) on creative execution to ensure holistic creative excellence

· Review and approve production stages of creative execution

· Maximise results within given budget and timeframes

· Participate in creation of annual and long-term Creative Direction strategies

· Present and communicate creative solutions with clarity, effectively selling in ideas to variety of stakeholders

· Identify opportunities of improvement and change, and initiate own proposals/projects

· Seek out new Design resources that can deliver world class results

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

· Design Directors, Creative Directors

· Product Designers

· Brand Communications

· Retail, C2C

· Product Teams

· External Creative Resources (agencies, freelancers, photographers, etc)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

· IT skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint: advanced /Outlook

· Design apps: expert

· Strong visual and verbal skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting visuals

· Art Direction of photoshoots, pre-press reviews and approvals

· Language: English: excellent

Another European language: fluent

REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

· Under-graduate level Design education or combination thereof

· Solid education and advanced experience in the creative development of communication tools

· At least 6-8 years experience in Sporting Goods/Fashion Industry or Design on managerial level

· Proven experience with the entire design process (project scope and time planning, design steps, production/execution of design solution, pre-press processes)

· Passion for adidas and it’s mission

· Passion for sports, culture, design