LEAD EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Amsterdam | Netherlands | Digital

At adidas we're redefining our digital presence in a way that will push the future of digital and create premium experiences across all our consumer touch-points to drive brand desirability, engagement and sales for our adidas and Reebok brands  Digital Brand Commerce is driving this evolution: join us and help us shape this transformation.

TEAM:

As part of Digital Brand Commerce (DBC) you’ll be part of the Digital Experience Design & Delivery team in adidas Amsterdam. We are a dynamic, collaborative and diverse English speaking team with a passion for sport, our consumers, and our brands. You will work in an agile, fast-paced organisation to enable a premium, personalised and connected experience. Gathering insights and investigating data you will leverage existing foundations and develop new capabilities to create the new.

PURPOSE:

We’re looking for someone to join the leadership team of product experience area, transforming the current experience by leveraging your topical expertise to drive programs and key initiatives. You will deliver ongoing consumer and business impact, and inspire, engage and educate your cross-functional design team, the wider product area team, and key stakeholders within both DBC and the wider organisation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create a consistent, consumer-focused and premium experience within your product experience topic area across all digital platforms
  • Take end-to-end ownership of key programs, from UX strategy to interaction design
  • Lead topic discovery and definition across user, business, and technical needs, driving shift to journey-based thinking and transformational impact
  • Develop and promote strategic design thinking to lead solution of undefined problem spaces
  • Guide the professional and personal development of fellow designers
  • Help shape and evolve our experience design practice, including exploring new patterns and practices, enhancing methodological toolkit, guiding structured team education

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Deliver the following (based on project needs): information architecture, user and consumer journeys, concepts maps, flows, and sketches/wireframes/prototypes
  • Both eCommerce and brand experience
  • Knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • Demonstrate and share your passion for experience design

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University degree preferred, 10+ years relevant commercial experience required
  • Strong communication skills, comfortable presenting complex topics to stakeholders at various organisational levels both in person and remotely
  • 3+ years of experience in leading a cross-functional team within context of leading a substantial program of work
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating strategic thinking, problem solving and attention to detail
  • Fluent English
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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.

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.

The Facts

Jobtitle LEAD EXPERIENCE DESIGNER
Team Digital
Brand adidas
Location Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
Number 189162
Position Type Full time
Date Jan-07, 2019
Relocation yes

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Get ready to build your career with one of the leading sporting goods companies in the world. When you join us in the Netherlands, you become a brand ambassador, living and breathing sport and a sporting lifestyle. The adidas culture in the Netherlands is best described as a high intensity group of problem solvers who aspire toward excellence and settle for nothing less. We are open, friendly, and hardworking and are known for our direct communications. Healthcare and education are a top priority in Dutch culture. Working here, you'll have an extensive choice of schools for your children and a wide range of affordable healthcare benefits. Additional adidas benefits include a pension plan, company sports, staff discount and much more.

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