Digital Creator Future PDX

Provide innovat




EMPLOYER:    adidas International, Inc.


POSITION:    Digital Creator Future PDX (Multiple Openings)




Provide innovation design thinking, materials, and product solutions to support the Future design leadership team in achieving disruptive, innovative designs for adidas footwear and apparel products. Define and evolve generative methods that inspire and lead future design. Utilize data from human interaction, biomechanics, and body measurements to create unique product designs. Bring insight into the design process including creation methods, aesthetic languages, design inspirations and unconventional thinking. Seek and contribute to the development of new digital tools and design methods, putting them into action. Connect emotionally with adidas consumers through design contribution, resulting in a positive benefit-driven brand experience, wrapped in a compelling and relevant story about the consumers’ lives. Set an exemplary standard for design projects through ownership of responsibilities and managing design projects in a confident manner, with clear decision-making and productivity. Provide vision to major innovation themes by translating consumer insights, desires, performance benefits, brand values, business opportunities, macro trends and technology opportunities into strategic consumer experience stories. Own and coordinate the creative process to ensure final products meet expectations for design impact, innovation, calendar and commercial objectives. In cooperation with appropriate project teams, develop relevant materials, technologies, construction ideas and patterns through samples, ensuring function and manufacturability. Gather feedback from consumers, athletes, industry experts and retailers, and apply the feedback to the overall design strategy. Stand at the global forefront of design trends and ensure innovation in their application. Plan and conduct meetings and presentations with our core customers and internal stakeholders. Build strong collaborative relationships with design and marketing colleagues.




Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Industrial Design, Architecture, Computer Science, or a related field of study, and one (1) year of experience in innovative computational design. Work experience or academic coursework must have included: Rhino 3D, AutoCAD and Grasshopper for scripting; advanced data trees; additive manufacturing, CNC milling, knitting or other computer to machine methods; 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya; virtual shading, lighting and rendering using V-Ray or other comparable applications; computational geometry; the Adobe Creative suite; and computational design.  Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of time.


JOB SITE:     5055 N. Greeley Avenue, Portland, OR 97217


WORK HOURS:    40 hours/week, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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:  Digital Creator Future PDX

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Design
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  241356