Assistant Designer - Sport APP/ACC

Shanghai | China (Peoples Republic of) | Design

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.


  • To create commercial innovations which drive the product process from design direction through to production reality.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the creation process to make sure that the final products meet commercial and image objectives
  • Bring innovation and market knowledge into design process.
  • Involve in design workshop for setting up seasonal design direction/stories.
  • Bring Design solution that sets the industry standard for commercially relevant products. Collaborate with the HZO team to ensure seamless integration into inline product plans.          
  • Comprehensive knowledge of apparel construction from design sketch phase to manufacturing
  • Act as an innovative solution provider for the label.
  • Constantly resource new materials and processes in conjunction with new manufacturing techniques.
  • Communicate and share new insights and best practices to enable potential new design solutions for the rest of the team
  • Understand HZO design directions and keeping innovative design aesthetics through cost engineered design solutions.
  • Ensure good communication with product management and development

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or MA in Fashion / Accessories design or a comparable education
  • Advanced computer skills on Apple Mac (Adobe Illustrator, Photo Shop)
  • Apparel  / Accessories product knowledge
  • High level of creativity & commerciality
  • At least 1-2 years relevant work experience
  • Good knowledge of lifestyle and sport culture
  • Knowledge of the commercial channel beneficial
  • Excellent English knowledge (oral & 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.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Assistant Designer - Sport APP/ACC
Team Design
Brand adidas
Location Shanghai
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 174526
Position Type Full time
Date Apr-24, 2018
Relocation no

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adidas in China

As a leading sporting goods company in the world, adidas established its wholly-owned China subsidiary, adidas Sports (China) Ltd, in Suzhou in 1997. Over the past 18 years, the increasing affluence of Chinese consumers, combined with the sport and fashion consciousness of Chinese youths, has seen adidas make giant strides in China. Through the company's relentless investment and unwavering commitment, China has become the companys second largest market worldwide. In 2014, adidas Greater China generated sales of 1.8 billion euros. Today, adidas China is headquartered in Shanghai and has regional offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu as well as two distribution centers, in Suzhou and Tianjin. In Greater China, adidas employs over 3,000 people.

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  • Working Hours

    8.30 - 6.30
  • On-Site Doctor

  • Retirement Plan

  • Company Sports

  • Company Events

  • Product Discount

  • On-Site Sports Facilities Pitch, Running-Track, Gym

  • Local Population Source: Vereinte Nationen

    14,35 Millions
  • Number of Employees at this location PVG - Shanghai Pudong International Airport

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