Graphic Designer

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

 

 

Area                                                                                               Global Brands

Department                                                                                  Originals- Basketball

Direct Reporting Line                                                                 Director Design

Indirect/secondary reporting line                                        

Subsidiary/country                                                                     US

Location                                                                                        Los Angeles

GSMS Grade                                                                                       M4

Number of Personnel Managed                                               none

Cost Center/Budget and/or Revenue Responsibility           none

 

 

PURPOSE & OVERALL RELEVANCE FOR THE ORGANISATION

 

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

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Design and develop creative graphic solutions to concepts. Present the design in context to the category direction.
  • Execute and implement the seasonal Direction of the Category according to market trends as well as overall Design Direction and ensure consistency though graphics.
  • Self-manage own creative process and execute towards given design languages within the category
  • Execute graphic design work according to the visual language of adidas as well as given Corporate Identity guidelines according to legal guidance.
  • Verbally presents graphic ideas and details with clarity in small groups and team meeting
  • Ensure efficient process and communication flow between design, marketing and development (within x- functional team) for all issues regarding your graphics
  • Ensure proper handover of graphic artworks to development. Main duty is to submit all relevant information needed for the development process such as original artworks, color indication, execution information, artwork sizes.
  • Design graphics, select materials and colour for products within apparel range based on the direction from the line manager and in close cooperation with marketing.
  • Creating 3d concept representation, 3D assests, digitial product information for an accurate development and decision-making process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

 

  • Marketing
  • Development
  • Team members

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Strong knowledge of graphic design with awareness of the competitive market
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Apparel graphic knowledge / apparel product knowledge
  • High level of creativity
  • Knowledge and use of Macintosh computer design software/systems (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Strong 3D skill and knowledge of virtual tools are required

APP tools: Clo3D, Browzwear, VStitcher or similar 3D fashion design tools

FTW tools: Rhino, Modo, ICAD Pro, or similar 3D design tools

 

 

REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • BA or MA in Graphic design or comparable education
  • At least 3 to 4 years of experience in graphic design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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:  Graphic Designer

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Los Angeles
TEAM:  Design
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  490918
Date:  Jan 12, 2023