Assistant Manager – Color Management – Creative Direction (m/f/d)

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

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Support the Color Management Team on the creation and management of the global color library.

Assist and interface with internal and external partners in communication and logistics of color standards and color information.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support managing all production and planning of the physical global color library
  • Manage the logistics of the library to internal and external partners
  • Manage data processes of the global digital color library
  • Optimize supply plans and execute PO management
  • Support Color and color information requests to internal and external partners
  • Visual Color assessment according to Color Lab Standards

Key Relationships:

  • Creative Direction Color team
  • Cross-functional collaborations:
  • Color, Materials and Graphics partners in Design and Development teams in vertical Business categories, i.e., BU Training, Running, Originals etc.
  • Business partners in horizontal functions, i.e., Quality and Standards, Innovation, IT, Global Operations and Sourcing
  • External suppliers and partners

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Very good planning, communication, and organizational skills
  • Good understanding of visual design concepts and basic color theory
  • Knowledge and use of Macintosh & Adobe computer design software/systems
  • Good knowledge of standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and relevant systems (e.g., PDM, SAP Ariba, Smartsheet, SharePoint)
  • Strong and inclusive team player with the ability to work with a diverse group of people in a productive manner
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 1 years of practical experience in relevant area
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for degree