UI Designer

General Purpose

As a 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. For this purpose you will leverage your skills in front-end web design including expert knowledge on HTML and CSS design.


Key Responsibilities 


  • Interface Design
  • Create user interfaces on all devices based on input from the Experience Design team and from the consumer.
  • Design and implement new templates for sites in web and mobile.
  • Document validated UI standards using GDEG (Global Digital Experience Guidelines).
  • Work in close collaboration with Experience Designers in providing an outstanding experience for the consumer.
  • Interface Implementation & Optimization
  • Identify design opportunities to improve usability online.
  • Contribute to the user interface backlog for adidas ensuring that UI standards are reflected in digital products.
  • Test and validate UI designs prior to release, ensuring that the UI and business requirements are met.
  • Optimize digital experiences by creating visuals and prototypes to support online testing, including A/B tests.
  • UI Innovation
  • Monitor design, digital and ecommerce trends. 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.
  • UI Consulting
  • Consult stakeholders within your scope of deliverables on User Centric Thinking and 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.
  • Front-End Design
  • Contribute to the CSS stylesheet to ensure style standards will be adhered to.
  • Collaborate 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 contact for front-end design topics within your scope of deliverables.
  • People Management
  • Create a supportive work environment in which employees are coached, trained and provided with career opportunities through development.
  • Provide team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs.


Key Relationships:


  • China market team
  • DBC Experience Design team
  • DBC Ecosystem Design team
  • DBC Digital Creative Services team
  • Agile Product teams
  • Brand Design teams





  • Degree with focus on Digital Design, IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ 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
  • Basic leadership experiences are a plus
  • Good communication and presenter skills
  • Ability to 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
  • Good working knowledge of HTML & CSS and know what’s possible to achieve across browsers
  • Solid 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:  UI Designer

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Digital
State:  31
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  299548
Date:  Apr 8, 2021