3D Footwear Designer - YEEZY

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


The work created will function to shape KW Creative Vision into product expression in partnership with adidas/Yeezy product creation team for Yeezy FTW. Work with team to create industry leading advanced design solutions that provide future design direction to the look/feel of Yeezy FTW. Innovate and develop the future designs with the COLLECTION Design team in partnership with Product Creation Team. Focus on design exploration/execution through modeling and 3D Creative solutions.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Implement the creative vision in a product range for the category.
  • Be at the global forefront of 3D design innovations as well as their application.
  • Self-Manage own creative process and execute towards given targets and defined design languages and strategies.
  • Execute design work according to the visual language of adidas/YEEZY 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 for all issues regarding the realization of products.
  • Ensure proper communication of concepts into development. Communicate all relevant information needed for the development process through 3D tech-packs.
  • Engage with Creative Teams across the adidas/YEEZY organization to facilitate in innovative and complex technologies, methods, and tools to support projects.
  • Visualize ideas for KW creative vision with clarity. Emphasis on 3D visualization.







Key Relationships:


  • Yeezy Design team
  • Yeezy Product Creation Team
  • Yeezy Sample Room Team
  • Adidas 3D Creation Team
  • Creative External partners
  • KW



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Strong knowledge of product design
  • Highly skilled in 1 or more relevant 3D applications (I.E. Blender, Gravity Sketch, Modo, Z-Brush, Rhino, etc)
  • Advanced knowledge of organic 3D modeling, rendering/lighting setup, color and shading
  • Ability to work through complex and ambiguous projects while maintaining positivity, productivity and speed
  • Problem solving attitude & can-do personality. Proven ability to find avenues to success in the face of challenges
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of product development, material and trims
  • High level of creativity
  • High level of initiative & maturity
  • Knowledge and use of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)




Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a college or university in a relevant Design subject or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years of practical experience in design environment (Footwear/ Apparel/ Accessories - or industrial design, fashion design or similar design related areas)

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 Footwear Designer - YEEZY

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Los Angeles
TEAM:  Design
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  325979
Date:  Aug 30, 2021