Senior UX/UI Designer

  1. General Purpose

As a Senior Designer User Interface at adidas you are responsible for creating high quality interface designs and for driving the continuous improvement of .com, APP, Tmall & WeChat experiences. You will work closely with Brand Design, Experience Design specialists and Product teams to drive a best-in-class user experience on web, tablet and mobile platforms.



  1. Key Responsibilities 

Scope: Accountable for a wide range of UI deliverables & services


  1. Interface Design
  • Lead the creation of user interfaces on all devices based on input from the Experience Design team and from the consumer.
  • Lead the design and implementation of new templates for sites in web and mobile.
  • Ensure that validated UI standards are documented using GDEG (Global Digital Experience Guidelines).
  • Ensure UI Designers work in close collaboration with Experience Designers in providing an outstanding experience for the consumer.
  1. Interface Implementation & Optimization
  • Lead the identification of design opportunities to improve usability and online.
  • Manage the user interface backlog for adidas ensuring that the UI standards are reflected in digital products.
  • Lead the testing and validation of UI designs prior to release, ensuring that UI and business requirements are met.
  1. UI Innovation
  • Extract design, digital and ecommerce trends. Qualify and apply findings to experience design concepts in order to maximize the value for the consumer and for the company.
  • Contribute to the Experience Design community, sharing knowledge and best practices.
  1. UI Consulting
  • Act as an ambassador for UI design and User Centric Thinking within the organization.
  • Consult major DBC stakeholders on UI topics. Define respective digital solutions.
  • Conduct UI reviews. Provide advice on UI and usability topics.
  • Provide hands-on UI support on concept direction considering overarching best practices.



  1.  „If required“ Responsibilities
  1. User Interface Development
  • Own the CSS stylesheet of .com to ensure style standards will be adhered to.
  • Lead the collaboration with UX and UI designers to visualize complex concepts in the form of working HTML prototypes for user testing or A/B testing purposes.
  • Contribute to the development of the UX/UI designers’ front-end skills.
  • Be the key contact for front-end design topics within large projects/ agile teams.
  1.  People Management
  • Create a supportive work environment in which employees are coached, trained and provided with career opportunities through development.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate team workload and organizational efficiency with the support of data and team feedback and make appropriate changes in order to meet business needs.
  • Provide team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs.



  1. Key Relationships:
  • China market team
  • DBC Experience Design team
  • DBC Ecosystem Design team
  • DBC Digital Creative Services team
  • Agile product teams
  • Brand Design teams



  1. Requirements
  1. Education & Experience
  • Degree with focus on Digital Design, IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 8+ years of experience working in a digital and/or eCommerce environment
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your attention to details
  • Experience in working with brands
  • Used to designing with style guides
  • 2+ years of experience in leading a team
  1. Soft-Skills
  • Very good communication skills, comfortable presenting complex topics to stakeholders at various organizational levels both in person and remotely
  • Ability sell your designs and explain your decisions
  • Consistency across designs while maintaining a creative approach
  • Creative and energetic team player who has a passion for user-centered design
  1. Hard-Skills
  • Expert knowledge of HTML & CSS across different browsers
  • In-depth understanding of the web environment, GUI (screen layouts and composition) and style guide applications
  • Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Fireworks
  • Fluent English both verbally and written


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 UX/UI Designer

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Digital
State:  31
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  269729