Senior Product Designer, Global Jordan, Kids Footwear
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NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Soul, performance and style take flight at Jordan Brand. With its deep roots in basketball, the Jordan Brand began as an homage to one player: Michael Jordan. Since then, Jordan has become synonymous with peak performance and an endless pursuit of greatness. Employees in merchandising, product branding, sports marketing and sales bring creativity, innovation and audacious design to footwear and apparel, all with one mission in mind: help athletes fly on and off the court.
The Jordan Design team is inspired by the Greatest of All Time, and is focused on continuing to deliver product that is made and engineered to the exact specification of championship athletes. On and off the court, we want our consumers and athletes to feel confident in the way they look and feel, the same way the greatest player who ever played the game felt every time he laced up his J’s. Jordan Design is a high-performance team that works together, pushes the boundaries, and always stays focused on delivering the best product for the consumer.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FORWe’re looking for an outstanding Senior Product Designer to combine their high-end taste level, footwear design experience, creative problem-solving abilities, and outstanding relationship management skills to help build the future of Jordan Kid's Footwear. The ideal candidate needs to be a highly creative problem solver, with an eye for trends, who doesn’t settle for anything less than the best design solutions, to meet the needs of the consumer.
As the Senior Product Designer for Global Jordan Kids Footwear, you'll be focused on elevating the Kids Consumer experience through innovative footwear designs under the direction of our Design Director. You'll collaborate with Design and Category management teams to create innovative product designs that appeal to targeted consumers and advance Jordan's design image and product performance. You'll also proactively follow the execution of all product details, including construction, color, form, style, detail, fit, performance and cost/value requirements; and actively seek expert input to develop appropriate designs with regard to cost/value, fit and performance, manufacturability, sustainability, merchandising and aesthetic finish.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
As a Senior Product Designer for Global Jordan Kids Footwear, you will be working hand in hand with a large project team of different experts (engineers, researchers, scientists, marketing, sustainability, materials, costing, etc), collaborate within the design community (industrial designers, materials, color, graphics, computational, etc.). You will work under the direction of our Design Director and Senior Design Director to champion seasonal projects.
WHAT YOU BRING
- Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design or a related field
- 5-7 years' experience designing and developing innovative footwear products
- Knowledge of color, textures, human factors and form related to designing excellent products
- Passion for sports and culture
- PhotoShop and Illustrator skills and experience with 3D design programs are a plus
- Knowledge of manufacturing processes, plastics and other engineering materials are ideal
- Cobbling and prototyping skills are a plus
- Strong sketching, illustration and rendering skills
- Positive attitude and energy
- Team player
- Collaborator and works well with others
- Speaks up with courage for self and the team
- Open minded, good listener and curious
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.