Designer Hiking Footwear - BU Outdoor (m/f/d)


September 15, 2021

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization
To design market right products for the adidas brand as part of an international design team in cooperation with marketing and development.
Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop creative solutions to concepts within a range. Present the designs in context to the category direction.

  • Implement the creative vision in a product range for the category.

  • Self-Manage own creative process and execute towards given design languages within the category.

  • Execute design work according to the visual language of adidas as well as given Corporate Identity guidelines according to legal guidance.

  • Verbally present product ideas and details with clarity

  • Ensure efficient process and communication flow between design, marketing and development (within x- functional team) for all issues regarding the designed ranges and products

  • Ensure proper handover of sketches into development. Main duty is to submit all relevant information needed for the development process such as sketches, detail sketches, fabric and trim indication, artworks …

  • Visualize ideas for products and ranges with a high degree of expertise.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of fashion product and fashion design/industrial product or industrial design

  • Strong presentation and communication skills

  • Good knowledge of product development, material and trims

  • Passion for Design

  • High level of creativity

  • Knowledge and use of Macintosh computer design software/systems (Photoshop, Illustrator)

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree (B.A.) from a college or university, major Design

  • 3 years of practical experience in design environment (Footwear/ Apparel/ Accessories - or industrial design, fashion design or similar design related areas)