Assistant Designer - Design Exclusives/Graphics (Training)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Assist the Design team to design market right products for the adidas brand as part of an international design team in cooperation with marketing, development, graphic design, and tech design teams.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Execute the creative vision in a product range for the category.
  • Develop creative solutions to individual products.
  • Work with the creative process and execute towards given targets and defined design languages and strategies.
  • 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 in small groups and team meetings
  • Support an efficient process and communication flow between design, marketing, development, graphic design, and tech design teams for all issues regarding the ranges and products.
  • Support product management and development in all issues regarding the realization of products and collections.
  • Visualize ideas for products and ranges with clarity.
  • Collaborate with design team in researching trends, gathering consumer insights, solving design challenges, and creating great product for both athletes and fans.
  • Build and maintain updates to cad designs in illustrator.
  • Assist with tech pack creation and help execute needed updates throughout the creation process.
  • Aid in communicating selections and revisions to cross functional partners.
  • Split your time assisting the design team (80%) and the tech design team (20%). You will be a key point person between the two functions.


Key Relationships:

  • Marketing
  • Development
  • Tech Design
  • Graphic design
  • Production art


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of apparel product design and creation.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • High level of creativity and organization.
  • Passion for design and sport
  • Knowledge and use of Macintosh computer design software/systems (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • BA or MA from a college or university, major Fashion Design
  • Preferably a practical experience in an apparel design environment

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Job Title:  Assistant Designer - Design Exclusives/Graphics (Training)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Design
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  362817
Date:  Sep 30, 2021