Design Director Retail (Brooklyn Farm)

Brooklyn | United States | Design

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization  

  • Create visionary concepts for adidas global retail environments
  • Develop and direct industry leading creative solutions for retail environments, to create a highly relevant, engaging, desirable and clear adidas brand image, from sell in to sellout (consumer-facing) 
  • Lead and manage the internal creative team to achieve world class results 

Job Profile  

  • Lead the Creative development for multiple concepts or categories across multiple consumer retail touchpoints, from pop up shops to global flagship stores including corporate related endeavors 
  • Develop concepts and creative strategies that fulfill objectives of category, concept, brief 
  • Collaborate with Product Design team to ensure holistic storytelling 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure consumer- and brand focus 
  • Set priorities, creative and assignment-related, of team 
  • Lead the execution of creative strategies to ensure end to end creative excellence, from sellin to sellout (consumer-facing) 
  • Direct variety of creative resources (agencies, freelancers, writers, photographers, etc) on creative execution to ensure holistic creative excellence 
  • Review and approve production stages of creative execution 
  • Maximise results within given budget and timeframes 
  • Participate in creation of annual and long-term Creative Direction strategies 
  • Present and communicate creative solutions with clarity, effectively selling in ideas to variety of stakeholders 
  • Identify opportunities of improvement and change, and initiate own proposals/projects 
  • Seek out new Design resources that can deliver world class results 

Key Relationships

  • Design Directors, Creative Directors 
  • Product Designers 
  • Brand Communications 
  • Retail, C2C 
  • Product Teams 
  • External Agencies and Art/Creative Directors 
  • External Creative Resources

Your skills

  1. IT skills:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint: advanced /Outlook 
  2. Design programs skills: Adobe Creative Suite, Solidworks, Rhino, AutoCad, Sketchup(3D), 3D Max or VRay 
  3. Design apps: expert 
  4. Strong visual and verbal skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting visuals 
  5. Language: English: excellent 
  6.                     Another European language: beneficial 
  7. Under-graduate level in Product Design, Interior Design Architecture or Architecture education or combination thereof(a secondary education in either Product Design, Set Design Furniture Design or Graphic Design would be ideal) 
  8. Solid education and advanced experience in the creative development of communication tools 
  9. At least 10 years experience in Interior Design Architecture firm and/or brand agency with focus on Retail Environments for Sporting Goods/Fashion and Corporate Environments on managerial level 
  10. 3 years personnel management experience 
  11. Proven experience with the entire design process (project scope and time planning, design steps, production/execution of design solution, pre-press processes) 
  12. Passion for adidas and it’s mission 
  13. Passion for sports, culture, design
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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 Design Director Retail (Brooklyn Farm)
Team Design
Brand adidas
Location Brooklyn
Country United States
Number 188785
Position Type Full time
Date Jan-03, 2019
Relocation yes

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