Senior Creative Producer - BU Originals, Basketball & Culture Partnerships (m/f/d)

Senior Creative Producer - Originals BRAND EXPRESSION

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

The Senior Creative Producer acts as pivotal support of the Brand Expression team to bring to life the creative expression through ideation, workshops, production of projects through to the creation of story experience with a key focus for on- and offline events, retail, spaces and digital.

Ensures that the Originals Brand Expression team creates world class storytelling by managing projects to the highest efficiency and execution in alignment with the Brand creative vision and brand strategy, consistent connection to internal and external partners ensuring the brand purpose, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and consumer focus. Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Design Director to drive the development of the label creative expression that builds on the Brand creative expression and brand strategy.
  • Act as pivotal support of the Senior Design Director to execute creative projects and to manage the creative expression process to ensure the delivery of an impactful, consistent creative direction and storytelling above product to world class standard.
  • Initiate and drive creative projects from management to the creative that includes process of visual research, co-creation of creative output and execution.
  • Ensure consistent clear communication and collaboration with cross-functional partners in comms, product design, marketing, Concept to Consumer and Brand Marketing Operations.
  • Be an ambassador for the brand values and ensure implementation of the label’s creative expression is aligned with brand purpose, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and  insights of the T&I team.
  • Collaborate with Brand Marketing Operations and Originals Head office teams to ensure the Originals Brand Expression team meet critical seasonal timelines, on-time deliveries to stakeholders and ensure optimisation of a holistic Creative Direction process within the brand and labels annual calendar.
  • Pro-actively manage the development of multiple concepts and projects, running multiple seasons, ensuring objectives, budget and timelines are met, and ensuring on-time delivery of tools to markets.
  • Maintain project list, write project timings to manage overall project workload.
  • Establish, communicate, and champion Brand Design project methodologies.
  • Organize freelance and agency resources and manage communication and interaction.
  • Support the Brand Expression Design team in all operational issues.

Key relationships:

  • Creative Direction
  • Label Brand expression teams
  • Originals Design leadership team
  • Originals Brand Communications
  • Concept to Consumer
  • Global Retail Concepts
  • Business Units
  • Global Purpose
  • Consumer Trends and Insights Team
  • Brand Marketing Operations
  • Design Head office
  • Legal
  • Freelancers and Agencies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven skills and capabilities in project, organization, time, and budget management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong client management skills
  • Strong Negotiation and Collaboration skills
  •  Self-starter, strong self-initiative
  • Outlook: advanced
  • Word: advanced
  • Excel: advanced
  • Power Point: advanced 
  • Illustrator: advanced
  • Photoshop: advanced

Language Skills: 

  • English: excellent 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree
  • At least 8 years equivalent work experience in design related area (agency or company)
  • Proven experience with the entire creative direction process (project scope and time planning, design steps, 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 Creative Producer - BU Originals, Basketball & Culture Partnerships (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Design
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  367995
Date:  Oct 21, 2021