Senior Designer NEO APP

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.


Responsible for managing and creating the total adidas NEO Label apparel line and establishing functional and aesthetic designs on a seasonal basis for the category.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and manage the creation process of the NEO apparel line.
  • Create concept, colour, materials and trim boards in line with Designer Director’s direction.
  • Maintain consistency throughout the product line with the identity of adidas NEO Label
  • Manage, set goals, monitor progress, offer help and critique work for the Design team

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Execution of category design direction.
  • Work closely with Marketing to understand opportunities in the market
  • Work closely with Development , Tech Services, and Product Testing to
  • Resolve product issues from design packages through commercialization.
  • Research functional criteria for product.
  • Presentation of ideas for product range
  • Maintain communication with superiors
  • Insure proper compliance of brand identity marks and usage on product
  • Maintain current and accurate records of individual work
  • Work with factories and suppliers
  • Team player

Technical Knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of pattern making and material consumption, fabric and trim usage
  • Expertise and knowledge about details such as embroideries, prints, material washing standards


  • Excellent communicational skills in English
  • Presentation skills to present design concepts internally as well as externally to clearly explain design ideas from concept to finalization

Requisite Education:

  • Bachelor or university degree (B.A.) in industrial design and at least four years related work experience in apparel design
  • Passion for apparel design.
  • Practical experience in an apparel design environment
  • Strong knowledge of apparel design with strong feeling for fabrication, colour, trims and relevant innovation.
  • Background in Design of woven garments, pants, and Jackets but also knowledge in Knits and Sweaters,
  • Strong Knowledge of fit, fabric, washing’s and finishing’s
  • Knowledge of Macintosh computer and design software/systems (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Fluent in English (spoken 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.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Senior Designer NEO APP
Team Design
Brand adidas
Location Shanghai
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 177538
Position Type Full time
Date May-29, 2018
Relocation no

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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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