Designer - Brand Design, Action Sports, 6 Month LTD

Portland | United States | 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.


Design and produce industry leading creative solutions for assigned projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and produce design solutions for assigned category or specialty area or project
  • Create design solutions for variety of touchpoints: internal, 2D, retail, digital
  • Develop creative solutions that fulfill objectives of category, business area, briefs
  • Collaborate with Brand and Product Design team members to ensure holistic storytelling and holistic brand look and feel
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure consumer- and brand focus
  • Present and communicate objective design solutions with clarity, effectively selling in ideas to variety of stakeholders
  • Execute the production stages of creative, ensuring creative excellence and technical precision throughout the project
  • Maximise results within given timeframes
  • Identify opportunities of improvement and change, and initiate own proposals/projects

Key Relationships:

  • Senior Designer, Design Director
  • Brand Design colleagues
  • Product Design
  • Brand Management
  • C2C
  • Freelance Creative Resources           
  • Design Operations

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
  • Ability to art direct small scale product photoshoots
  • Language: English: excellent
  • Another European language: fluent


  1. Undergraduate education and/or advanced experience in Graphic or Communication Design, or related Design specialty
  2. At least 5 years experience in Sporting Goods/Fashion Industry or Design
  3. Experience and understanding of end to end Design process
  4. Passion for adidas and it’s mission
  5. Passion for sports, culture, design
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The Facts

Jobtitle Designer - Brand Design, Action Sports, 6 Month LTD
Team Design
Brand adidas
Location Portland
Country United States
Number 164416
Position Type Limited Duration
Date Aug-31, 2017
Relocation no

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