Senior Designer Brand Design BU Originals, Basketball & Culture Collaborations (m/f/d)

SENIOR DESIGNER BRAND DESIGN

 

PURPOSE & OVERALL RELEVANCE FOR THE ORGANISATION

 

Design industry leading creative solutions for assigned projects within BU’s brand design.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Under the direction of the Design Director Brand Design, create word class design solutions for adidas brand design, with a focus on graphic design, layout and branding.
  • Establish a unified visual direction and playbook for adidas BU  and implement and monitor its usage across all functions.
  • Conceptualise and contribute to franchise specific, seasonal, and annual design direction development.
  • Lead the execution of creative strategies to ensure end to end creative excellence from sellin to sellout (consumer-facing)
  • Direct a variety of creative resources (freelancers, etc) on creative execution to ensure holistic creative excellence.
  • Create graphic design solutions for a variety of touchpoints from sell-in to sell out, internal and consumer facing that deliver an impactful and authentic aesthetic look and feel.
  • Develop creative solutions that fulfil objectives of category, business area, briefs
  • Collaborate with Brand Marketing, Product marketing and Product Design team members to ensure holistic storytelling and holistic brand look and feel
  • Contribute and when appropriate lead creative brainstorming, research and ideation exercises within the wider brand design team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure consumer- and brand focus
  • Present and communicate design solutions with clarity, effectively selling in ideas to variety of stakeholders
  • Review and approve production stages of creative execution, ensuring creative excellence to the end
  • Maximise results within given budget and timeframes
  • Identify opportunities of improvement and change, and initiate own proposals/projects
  • 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

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

 

  • Design Director
  • Brand Design colleagues
  • Product Design
  • Brand Communications
  • C2C
  • Freelance Creative Resources    

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • IT skills:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint: advanced /Outlook
  • Design apps: expert
  • Strong graphic and verbal skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting visuals and presentations
  • Language: English: excellent

 

 

REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Undergraduate education and/or advanced experience in Graphic or Communication Design, or related Design specialty
  • At least 7 years’ experience in Sporting Goods/Fashion Industry or Design
  • Experience and understanding of end to end Design process
  • Passion for adidas and its mission
  • Passion for style, culture, design
  • Fluent in English

 

 

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 Designer Brand Design BU Originals, Basketball & Culture Collaborations (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Design
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  392308
Date:  Jun 22, 2022