Designer Brand Design Creative Direction - temp until Dec 2021 (m/f/d)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Design industry leading creative solutions for assigned projects within BU’s brand design.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Under the direction of the Design Director Brand Design, create word class design solutions for adidas BU brand design, with a focus on event/exhibition, retail, interior and experiential design projects.
  •  Participate and contribute to franchise specific, seasonal, and annual design direction development under those design pillars.
  • Contribute to the execution of creative strategies to ensure end to end creative excellence from sellin to sellout (consumer-facing)
  • Collaborate with variety of creative resources (freelancers, etc) on creative execution to ensure holistic creative excellence.
  • Create design solutions for variety of touchpoints from sell-in to sell out, internal and consumer facing that deliver an impactful and authentic aesthetic look and feel.
  • Develop creative solutions that fulfil objectives of category, business area, briefs
  • Collaborate with Brand Marketing, Product marketing and Product Design team members to ensure holistic storytelling and holistic brand look and feel
  • Contribute to creative brainstorming, research and ideation exercises within the wider brand design team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure consumer- and brand focus
  • Present and communicate design solutions with clarity, effectively selling in ideas to variety of stakeholders
  • Review and approve production stages of creative execution, ensuring creative excellence to the end
  • Maximise results within given budget and timeframes
  • Identify opportunities of improvement and change, and initiate own proposals/projects
  • Seek out new Design resources that can deliver world class results





Key Relationships:


  • Design Director/Senior Design Director
  • Brand Design colleagues
  • Product Design
  • Brand Communications
  • C2C
  • Freelance Creative Resources    




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • IT skills:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint: advanced /Outlook
  • Design apps: expert
  • Strong graphic and verbal skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting visuals and presentations
  • Language: English: excellent



Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate education and/or advanced experience in Event Design, Visual Merchandising Design, Communication Design, or related Design specialty
  • At least 5 years’ in experiential design or related creative field.
  • Passion for adidas and its mission
  • Passion for style, culture, design
  • Fluent in English



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:  Designer Brand Design Creative Direction - temp until Dec 2021 (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Design
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Limited Duration
Number:  281328
Date:  Jan 7, 2021