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3D Designer FTW (temp 2 years) (m/f/d) (3x)

PURPOSE & OVERALL RELEVANCE FOR THE ORGANISATION

 

Digital Creation E2E is a strategic board program under the digital umbrella building the must-have adidas creation infrastructure of the future. Focus is to digitize the end-to-end creation-to-shelf value chain, covering marketing, creation, sourcing (supplier integration) and sell-in.

It is an integral part of adidas strategy “Creating the New” with the clear focus to drive engagement, speed, and efficiencies.

  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This is a key in-house position for an organized, passionate and goal-oriented future leader who is able to support the design teams in readiness for Digital Creation E2E transformation.

 

  • Implementation of DC E2E creative processes and tools within Design across Footwear, Apparel and Accessories, ensuring sustainability to deliver all DC E2E targets.
  • Upskilling and training of Design teams across all divisions to secure DC E2E ramp up plans.
  • Digital Creator E2E ambassador within Design communities across divisions in terms of process and tool adoption.
  • Support the implementation of Digital Asset quality standards aligned with DC E2E, ensuring Designers achieve required standards of partners creation.
  • Support the process to upskill and on-board design teams across all divisions, enabling DC E2E targets to be achieved.
  • Align with DC E2E MVPs teams in terms process updates, training needs for designers, based on upskilling needs identified due to DC E2E transformation.
  • Create training materials to the aligned quality as requested to upskill and train designers on new technologies, ensuring 3D assets produced by design are compliant with partner’s quality standards.
  • Fully support designers across the business, including in scope BU’s and locations for successful implementation of DC E2E ramp up. Buffering the creative workload peaks as needed to enable sustainable Digital Creation upskilling of designers.
  • Conduct comprehensive trainings within the design community, ensuring they are fully effective and giving the predefined results.
  • Support the definition and implementation of Digital Asset quality standards aligned with DC E2E, Business teams (incl. ACT, Development, Sourcing, Sales) – ensuring Designers achieve required standards of partner’s creation.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities within DC E2E process whilst training and supporting the designers. Ensure these opportunities are fed back into the business for future development.
  • Support Design Technology Team and Director Digital Architect in terms of new technologies, tool testing & training needs, providing a design user point of view.
  • Actively participate in the user testing of all new technologies/tools/solutions prior to implementation.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

 

  • Work with and support the key stakeholders’ group within DC E2E
    • Sen. Director DC E2E
    • Director Digital Architect
    • Design Technology Prototype Creators
  • Support and or lead project activities partnering with stakeholders of the Design community
  • Be actively involved in upskilling and training concepts and timelines with relevant stakeholders (e.g. Training Academy)
  • Stakeholders can relate to the following core functions
    • Designers
    • Product creation functions
    • Marketing Operations Directors
    • GOPS (incl. ACT, Sourcing, T1s)
    • IT
    • Be part of a larger digital transformation hub, holistically driving digital transformation at adidas

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
Soft skills:

  • End-to-end mindset, strong organizational skills whilst working in an agile way
  • Creative, energetic personality, able to influence the agenda
  • Decisive, taking ownership of own project modules and contributing to those identified
  • Excellent communication, presentation and story-telling skills
  • Experience in working with creative design teams across both Apparel & Footwear
  • Contribute to a team culture in which 3Cs (creativity, collaboration & confidence) are lived daily supporting the creation of a highly motivated and diverse team with a can-do attitude

 
Hard skills:

  • Business acumen in 3D design tools and technology across both Footwear and Apparel
  • High level of proficiency to communicate and train teams successfully along communicated expectations   
  • Advanced understanding of business process management, methodologies, and principles clearly demonstrating achievements against the business needs
  • Effectively influence relevant stakeholders
  • Ambassadorship for Digital Creation E2E across

 

 

REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Between 3-4 years of relevant work experience in digital transformation environment (e.g.  top tier consulting, project management, apparel/fashion, IT domain);
  • Within which 1-2 years proven track record of experience in digital transformation focusing on 3D Design and Digital Creation E2E within Apparel and Footwear industries
  • University degree

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.

Job Title:  3D Designer FTW (temp 2 years) (m/f/d) (3x)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Design
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  283429
Date:  Jan 9, 2021