Internship - Apparel Pattern Making/Digital Product Development (x4) (m/f/d)

Are you #heretocreate the future of sport with us? Are you ready to put the books aside and get hands-on experiences? Here is your chance to join the best sports brand in the world.


adidas is a truly global company with its roots in Germany. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’. Every year we produce over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products and we believe that through sports we have the power to change lives. 


An internship at adidas provides you with a unique opportunity to apply what you have learned at university, use your knowledge in practice and live your passion for sports. 
Join our Apparel Product Creation Teams:
As an intern you will be directly involved in the complete product development process from design and initial prototyping to final release. Be a full and responsible member of the team and support us to become better every day! 


We offer various internships in the following Apparel Teams:

  • Digital Product Development
  • Pattern Making for Advanced Creation (horizontal team)
  • Pattern Making for Team Sports (Football, Basketball, Specialist Sports, etc.)
  • Pattern Making for Individual Sports (Training, Running, Sportswear, etc.)


Your Tasks:

For internships with Pattern Making focus:

  • Get to know and support the responsibilities of a pattern maker at adidas.
  • Help to create and convey your own patterns from brief to commercialization
  • Work with physical and digital prototypes
  • Get to know how to create industry leading fit and consider feedback from consumers and testers
  • Work with latest technology and disrupt the industry standards with new innovations

For internships with Digital Product Development focus:

  • Get to know and support the responsibilities of a digital product developer at adidas.
  • Help to translate 2D pattern into your own virtual garments
  • Work with CLO3D digital system


Your Profile:

  1. Student of Textile Engineering, Clothing Technology, Garment Design/Technology with a focus on pattern making or similar
  2. Enrolled as full-time student for the complete duration of the internship
  3. Or in the so-called gap year between Bachelor and Master’s degree (gap year regulation only applicable to EU citizens due to working permit regulations)
  4. Fluent English language skills (written & spoken)
  5. Gerber Skills or a similar pattern program
  6. CLO 3D skills or a similar 3D program is a plus
  7. Strong MS Office skills
  8. Passion for Textiles, Sports and Innovation
  9. Basic knowledge in pattern creation, from construction, grading and visualization
  10. Basic knowledge in workmanship and textile engineering
  11. Self-driven with good communication skills

Key Facts:

  • Application Deadline: March 15th, 2021
  • Start Dates: September 1st, 2021 or September 15th, 2021
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Location: adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach (near Nuremberg)

Your Application:

  • Show us with your application (CV & motivation letter) who you are, why you want to join adidas and why this specific team
  • Please apply in the same language as the job description
  • Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered

Make your move to the World of Sports. 
Check out: www.herzo.adidas-group.com

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:  Internship - Apparel Pattern Making/Digital Product Development (x4) (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Product Development
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  301229
Date:  Feb 10, 2021