Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization :
To design market right products for assigned projects as part of an international design team in cooperation with marketing and development.
Key Responsibilities :
Design and develop creative solutions to concepts within the assigned category or specialty area or project for NEO Footwear Products .
Present the designs in context to the category direction .
I mplement 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.
Key Relationships : Marketing
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Strong knowledge of fashion design / industrial product or industrial design
Strong presentation and communication skills
Good knowledge of product development, material and trims for assigned product range
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 or industrial product engineering
3 years of practical experience in design environment (Footwear / Apparel / Accessories - or industrial design, fashion design or similar design related areas)
Additional benefit for ability / experience in abilities to develop and managing seasonal creative color and material strategy