Designer Technical Apparel (m/f/d) - BU Outdoor

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

To design market right products for the adidas brand as part of an international design team in cooperation with marketing and development.



Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop creative solutions to concepts within a range. Present the designs in context to the category direction.
  • Implement 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.
  • Creating concept representations, 2D Sketches and 3D assets, digital product information for an accurate development and decision-making process


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of fashion and the outdoor industrie
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of product development, material and trims
  • Passion for Design
  • High level of creativity
  • Knowledge and use of Macintosh computer design software/systems (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • 3D-Kenntnisse und Erfahrung mit virtuellen Tools


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree (B.A.) from a college or university, major Design
  • 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:  Designer Technical Apparel (m/f/d) - BU Outdoor

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Design
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  495133
Date:  May 11, 2023