Senior Product Creation Designer - Footwear (Serang)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

 

  • Partner with Product Creation Lead along with Sourcing and Factory leads to develop industry leading creative and functional (manufacturing and costing) solutions for assigned concept or category.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Create and revise Technical Packages for assigned styles/models and ensure all key must haves are achieved, focusing on aesthetic, proportion, costing, and manufacturing
  • Interpreting design intent, offering alternative and supplementary solutions; acting as a technical resource to HQ partners and Factory Leads
  • Track and facilitate prototyping of multiple projects, identify and address key issues and challenges in construction/manufacturing/costing, and plan accordingly to deliver world class product
  • Manage multiple projects with tight timelines, with expectations to manage timelines for self and team
  • Acts as a technical resource to other team members and HQ partners
  • Steer and coach team members and their creative processes and drive development of direct reports
  • Collaborate with HQ with design support for potential in-line and SMU designs
  • Review and approve development stages of sample execution
  • Participate in creation of annual and long-term Creative Direction strategies
  • Present and communicate creative solutions with clarity, effectively selling in ideas to variety of stakeholders
  • Identify opportunities of improvement and change, and initiate own proposals/projects
  • Seek out new Design resources that can deliver world class results

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • High level of interpreting design intent, offering alternative solutions, and acting as a technical resource
  • High level of understanding of 2D and 3D design
  • Expert in writing product specs and construction standards instructions
  • Strong knowledge of product design and development. Having footwear experience is preferred. 
  • Proficient working with factory vendors to ensure and improve manufacturability
  • Prior knowledge of taking product from conception through implementation preferred
  • Knowledge of footwear concepts in construction/development strongly preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of consumer markets, specifically in the sporting goods industry
  • Understanding of various product types, silhouettes and categories

 

  • Strong problem solving, presentation, communication and comprehension skills
  • Strong collaborator and resilient leader
  • Understanding of color / material trends, compatibility, and color placement
  • Ability to understand challenges or underlying concerns, share ideas and develop effective responses
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight timelines, with expectations to manage timelines for self and team
  • Highly organized with a high tolerance for ambiguity, with an outstanding ability to seamlessly balance constantly evolving priorities
  • Proficient ability to dive deep into details and following through to organize complexity into simplicity
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a keen awareness of the audience
  • Digital Design Skills proficiency (design based software knowledge needed: adobe Creative Suite – Illustrator, Photoshop; Rhinoceros and other CAD software knowledge is a plus)
  • IT skills:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint: advanced /Outlook
  • Strong visual communication skills and verbal skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting/effective visuals
  • Language: English: excellent

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in design, product design or combination thereof
  • Solid education and advanced experience in the creative development of communication tools
  • At least 6-8 years Product Design experience in Sporting Goods/Fashion Industry with experience in managerial position. 
  • Proven experience with the entire design process (project scope, conception, timing and planning, production/execution of design solution, pre-press processes)

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:  Senior Product Creation Designer - Footwear (Serang)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Jakarta
TEAM:  Design
State:  JK
Country/Region:  ID
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  513580
Date:  Jul 11, 2024