Designer II, Training Apparel

Boston | United States | Design

Purpose (Brief summary of why role exists):

The position is responsible for researching trends, ideation of new concepts and creating compelling garments to meet the brand aesthetic.  The Apparel Designer 2 works with the apparel team to ensure that each garment meets the categories product brief and the seasonal design direction set by the Creative Director and Senior Management team.

Key Accountabilities (List the 5-10 major areas of responsibility for role):

Technical Communication

Accurately depict hand-drawn sketches, designs, graphic applications, and ideations as digitally rendered line art, flat patterns, 2D / 3D, technical drawings, and other required art / illustrations

Capture mental impressions and ideas in visual, verbal, or audio renderings

Effectively and efficiently navigate and use Reebok software tools and systems

Use appropriate Reebok forms and templates, such as briefs and tech packs, to capture, convey, and communicate design and product information to others throughout the design cycle

Create technical drawings and representations of fabric, trim, graphic artwork, and products such that construction information is interpreted exactly as intended

Select appropriate methods of communications to accurately convey technical information in informal and formal situations

Create design and concept boards to communicate seasonal direction and design theme application to a product or product line

Create and determine contents of seasonal tools, such as material tool boxes or palettes

Create supporting artwork that illustrates design concepts and tells stories

Creativity

Create new products, graphics, seasonal color palettes, or seasonal vision / concepts using trends in fashion and culture, competition, and Reebok past designs as catalysts

Translate fashion and culture trends to the brand, products, product lines, design concepts, color, and graphics

Freely speculate possibilities and if/then scenarios during brainstorming or sketch sessions

Employ multi-dimensional thinking to ideate and discover new perspectives,  view points, or approaches

Use unorthodox or atypical ways of solving problems to conceive innovative, usable concepts, or inspire other concepts / ideas

Reebok Design DNA

Incorporate seasonal inspiration, fabric/materials/trims, color, and graphics stories in designs that have visual aesthetic as well as relevant product color / graphics themes and placement

Select and ensure color, graphics/prints, materials, fit, and trims enhance product aesthetic, works within overall design range, and overall design has market appeal

Ensure the product successfully meets the brand aesthetic by adhering to Reebok design DNA fundamentals

Design small collections, collections, and/or special make-up designs that take cost, style, fit, fabric, trims, and technology into account

Design products based on accurate assessment of fabric and anatomical characteristics

Ensure construction, finishing techniques, and textiles enhance product usability

Select textiles based on their functional properties, aesthetic, cost, and support of the intended design

Infuse and apply new technologies to performance products or fashion influences to sports-based lifestyle products or graphics / color and ensure they are integral elements of the design

Research and apply new and innovative ways to use existing techniques

Visualize concepts, impressions, and ideas in concrete and tangible ways

Translate design concepts to products and product lines

Attend and contribute to review sessions for designs, construction, fit, and/or prototypes

Resolve product design and development problems using innovative approaches

Apply garment pattern-making and garment fitting tecniques to ensure proper construction

Ensure design reflects / incorporates market needs and product brief requirements

Design products that are achievable given construction and manufacturing techniques

Use relevant and appropriate resources to accurately determine, anticipate, and validate current and future trends, competition, retail landscape, and cultural drivers

Use appropriate research methods and resources to efficiently obtain current, reliable, and credible information regarding markets, colors, trends, consumers, retailer strategies, and other required types of information

Interpret and understand consumer dynamics, predict shifts, and react to trends

Make accurate assessments and projections of competitors' strengths and weaknesses in the global market relative to the Reebok brand, products, and product lines including market presence, tactics, merchandising, and trends

Maintain current information of Reebok and industry factors that can affect products, such as material, technology, and consumer feedback and insight

Accurately assess the impact consumers have on the market

Employ formal and informal methods to gain insight and to research industry, market, consumer, and competitor information

Analyze and summarize research data

Gather and apply market research and/or consumer feedback to accurately anticipate and fulfill consumer needs, and identify consumers and trends

Industry, Market, and Consumer Acumen

Use relevant and appropriate resources to accurately determine, anticipate, and validate current and future trends, competition, retail landscape, and cultural drivers

Use appropriate research methods and resources to efficiently obtain current, reliable, and credible information regarding markets, colors, trends, consumers, retailer strategies, and other required types of information

Interpret and understand consumer dynamics, predict shifts, and react to trends

Make accurate assessments and projections of competitors' strengths and weaknesses in the global market relative to the Reebok brand, products, and product lines including market presence, tactics, merchandising, and trends

Maintain current information of Reebok and industry factors that can affect products, such as material, technology, and consumer feedback and insight

Accurately assess the impact consumers have on the market

Employ formal and informal methods to gain insight and to research industry, market, consumer, and competitor information

Analyze and summarize research data

Gather and apply market research and/or consumer feedback to accurately anticipate and fulfill consumer needs, and identify consumers and trends

Financial Aptitude

Create / design products  that integrate technology, function, and design aesthetic and remain within cost margins

Assess potential cost / margin impact of fabric, color, trim, graphics, treatments, technology, components, and construction choices

Resolve cost / margin issues and ensure product / design realization and execution, within budget, against the targeted Go-In-Margin, revenue, quality / pricing, and timelines to meet market requirements

Analyze and select design / product elements  based on cost and a hierarchy of importance

Fulfill product briefs' cost, margin, and competitive pricing requirements

Purpose (Brief summary of why role exists):

The position is responsible for researching trends, ideation of new concepts and creating compelling garments to meet the brand aesthetic.  The Apparel Designer 2 works with the apparel team to ensure that each garment meets the categories product brief and the seasonal design direction set by the Creative Director and Senior Management team.

Key Accountabilities (List the 5-10 major areas of responsibility for role):

Technical Communication

Accurately depict hand-drawn sketches, designs, graphic applications, and ideations as digitally rendered line art, flat patterns, 2D / 3D, technical drawings, and other required art / illustrations

Capture mental impressions and ideas in visual, verbal, or audio renderings

Effectively and efficiently navigate and use Reebok software tools and systems

Use appropriate Reebok forms and templates, such as briefs and tech packs, to capture, convey, and communicate design and product information to others throughout the design cycle

Create technical drawings and representations of fabric, trim, graphic artwork, and products such that construction information is interpreted exactly as intended

Select appropriate methods of communications to accurately convey technical information in informal and formal situations

Create design and concept boards to communicate seasonal direction and design theme application to a product or product line

Create and determine contents of seasonal tools, such as material tool boxes or palettes

Create supporting artwork that illustrates design concepts and tells stories

Creativity

Create new products, graphics, seasonal color palettes, or seasonal vision / concepts using trends in fashion and culture, competition, and Reebok past designs as catalysts

Translate fashion and culture trends to the brand, products, product lines, design concepts, color, and graphics

Freely speculate possibilities and if/then scenarios during brainstorming or sketch sessions

Employ multi-dimensional thinking to ideate and discover new perspectives,  view points, or approaches

Use unorthodox or atypical ways of solving problems to conceive innovative, usable concepts, or inspire other concepts / ideas

Reebok Design DNA

Incorporate seasonal inspiration, fabric/materials/trims, color, and graphics stories in designs that have visual aesthetic as well as relevant product color / graphics themes and placement

Select and ensure color, graphics/prints, materials, fit, and trims enhance product aesthetic, works within overall design range, and overall design has market appeal

Ensure the product successfully meets the brand aesthetic by adhering to Reebok design DNA fundamentals

Design small collections, collections, and/or special make-up designs that take cost, style, fit, fabric, trims, and technology into account

Design products based on accurate assessment of fabric and anatomical characteristics

Ensure construction, finishing techniques, and textiles enhance product usability

Select textiles based on their functional properties, aesthetic, cost, and support of the intended design

Infuse and apply new technologies to performance products or fashion influences to sports-based lifestyle products or graphics / color and ensure they are integral elements of the design

Research and apply new and innovative ways to use existing techniques

Visualize concepts, impressions, and ideas in concrete and tangible ways

Translate design concepts to products and product lines

Attend and contribute to review sessions for designs, construction, fit, and/or prototypes

Resolve product design and development problems using innovative approaches

Apply garment pattern-making and garment fitting tecniques to ensure proper construction

Ensure design reflects / incorporates market needs and product brief requirements

Design products that are achievable given construction and manufacturing techniques

Use relevant and appropriate resources to accurately determine, anticipate, and validate current and future trends, competition, retail landscape, and cultural drivers

Use appropriate research methods and resources to efficiently obtain current, reliable, and credible information regarding markets, colors, trends, consumers, retailer strategies, and other required types of information

Interpret and understand consumer dynamics, predict shifts, and react to trends

Make accurate assessments and projections of competitors' strengths and weaknesses in the global market relative to the Reebok brand, products, and product lines including market presence, tactics, merchandising, and trends

Maintain current information of Reebok and industry factors that can affect products, such as material, technology, and consumer feedback and insight

Accurately assess the impact consumers have on the market

Employ formal and informal methods to gain insight and to research industry, market, consumer, and competitor information

Analyze and summarize research data

Gather and apply market research and/or consumer feedback to accurately anticipate and fulfill consumer needs, and identify consumers and trends

Industry, Market, and Consumer Acumen

Use relevant and appropriate resources to accurately determine, anticipate, and validate current and future trends, competition, retail landscape, and cultural drivers

Use appropriate research methods and resources to efficiently obtain current, reliable, and credible information regarding markets, colors, trends, consumers, retailer strategies, and other required types of information

Interpret and understand consumer dynamics, predict shifts, and react to trends

Make accurate assessments and projections of competitors' strengths and weaknesses in the global market relative to the Reebok brand, products, and product lines including market presence, tactics, merchandising, and trends

Maintain current information of Reebok and industry factors that can affect products, such as material, technology, and consumer feedback and insight

Accurately assess the impact consumers have on the market

Employ formal and informal methods to gain insight and to research industry, market, consumer, and competitor information

Analyze and summarize research data

Gather and apply market research and/or consumer feedback to accurately anticipate and fulfill consumer needs, and identify consumers and trends

Financial Aptitude

Create / design products  that integrate technology, function, and design aesthetic and remain within cost margins

Assess potential cost / margin impact of fabric, color, trim, graphics, treatments, technology, components, and construction choices

Resolve cost / margin issues and ensure product / design realization and execution, within budget, against the targeted Go-In-Margin, revenue, quality / pricing, and timelines to meet market requirements

Analyze and select design / product elements  based on cost and a hierarchy of importance

Fulfill product briefs' cost, margin, and competitive pricing requirements

Purpose (Brief summary of why role exists):

The position is responsible for researching trends, ideation of new concepts and creating compelling garments to meet the brand aesthetic.  The Apparel Designer 2 works with the apparel team to ensure that each garment meets the categories product brief and the seasonal design direction set by the Creative Director and Senior Management team.

Key Accountabilities (List the 5-10 major areas of responsibility for role):

Technical Communication

Accurately depict hand-drawn sketches, designs, graphic applications, and ideations as digitally rendered line art, flat patterns, 2D / 3D, technical drawings, and other required art / illustrations

Capture mental impressions and ideas in visual, verbal, or audio renderings

Effectively and efficiently navigate and use Reebok software tools and systems

Use appropriate Reebok forms and templates, such as briefs and tech packs, to capture, convey, and communicate design and product information to others throughout the design cycle

Create technical drawings and representations of fabric, trim, graphic artwork, and products such that construction information is interpreted exactly as intended

Select appropriate methods of communications to accurately convey technical information in informal and formal situations

Create design and concept boards to communicate seasonal direction and design theme application to a product or product line

Create and determine contents of seasonal tools, such as material tool boxes or palettes

Create supporting artwork that illustrates design concepts and tells stories

Creativity

Create new products, graphics, seasonal color palettes, or seasonal vision / concepts using trends in fashion and culture, competition, and Reebok past designs as catalysts

Translate fashion and culture trends to the brand, products, product lines, design concepts, color, and graphics

Freely speculate possibilities and if/then scenarios during brainstorming or sketch sessions

Employ multi-dimensional thinking to ideate and discover new perspectives,  view points, or approaches

Use unorthodox or atypical ways of solving problems to conceive innovative, usable concepts, or inspire other concepts / ideas

Reebok Design DNA

Incorporate seasonal inspiration, fabric/materials/trims, color, and graphics stories in designs that have visual aesthetic as well as relevant product color / graphics themes and placement

Select and ensure color, graphics/prints, materials, fit, and trims enhance product aesthetic, works within overall design range, and overall design has market appeal

Ensure the product successfully meets the brand aesthetic by adhering to Reebok design DNA fundamentals

Design small collections, collections, and/or special make-up designs that take cost, style, fit, fabric, trims, and technology into account

Design products based on accurate assessment of fabric and anatomical characteristics

Ensure construction, finishing techniques, and textiles enhance product usability

Select textiles based on their functional properties, aesthetic, cost, and support of the intended design

Infuse and apply new technologies to performance products or fashion influences to sports-based lifestyle products or graphics / color and ensure they are integral elements of the design

Research and apply new and innovative ways to use existing techniques

Visualize concepts, impressions, and ideas in concrete and tangible ways

Translate design concepts to products and product lines

Attend and contribute to review sessions for designs, construction, fit, and/or prototypes

Resolve product design and development problems using innovative approaches

Apply garment pattern-making and garment fitting tecniques to ensure proper construction

Ensure design reflects / incorporates market needs and product brief requirements

Design products that are achievable given construction and manufacturing techniques

Use relevant and appropriate resources to accurately determine, anticipate, and validate current and future trends, competition, retail landscape, and cultural drivers

Use appropriate research methods and resources to efficiently obtain current, reliable, and credible information regarding markets, colors, trends, consumers, retailer strategies, and other required types of information

Interpret and understand consumer dynamics, predict shifts, and react to trends

Make accurate assessments and projections of competitors' strengths and weaknesses in the global market relative to the Reebok brand, products, and product lines including market presence, tactics, merchandising, and trends

Maintain current information of Reebok and industry factors that can affect products, such as material, technology, and consumer feedback and insight

Accurately assess the impact consumers have on the market

Employ formal and informal methods to gain insight and to research industry, market, consumer, and competitor information

Analyze and summarize research data

Gather and apply market research and/or consumer feedback to accurately anticipate and fulfill consumer needs, and identify consumers and trends

Industry, Market, and Consumer Acumen

Use relevant and appropriate resources to accurately determine, anticipate, and validate current and future trends, competition, retail landscape, and cultural drivers

Use appropriate research methods and resources to efficiently obtain current, reliable, and credible information regarding markets, colors, trends, consumers, retailer strategies, and other required types of information

Interpret and understand consumer dynamics, predict shifts, and react to trends

Make accurate assessments and projections of competitors' strengths and weaknesses in the global market relative to the Reebok brand, products, and product lines including market presence, tactics, merchandising, and trends

Maintain current information of Reebok and industry factors that can affect products, such as material, technology, and consumer feedback and insight

Accurately assess the impact consumers have on the market

Employ formal and informal methods to gain insight and to research industry, market, consumer, and competitor information

Analyze and summarize research data

Gather and apply market research and/or consumer feedback to accurately anticipate and fulfill consumer needs, and identify consumers and trends

Financial Aptitude

Create / design products  that integrate technology, function, and design aesthetic and remain within cost margins

Assess potential cost / margin impact of fabric, color, trim, graphics, treatments, technology, components, and construction choices

Resolve cost / margin issues and ensure product / design realization and execution, within budget, against the targeted Go-In-Margin, revenue, quality / pricing, and timelines to meet market requirements

Analyze and select design / product elements  based on cost and a hierarchy of importance

Fulfill product briefs' cost, margin, and competitive pricing requirements

The Reebok brand has moved their HQ to a 220,000 square-foot section of the Innovation and Design Building in Boston’s Seaport District. This move has brought community fitness to a next generation design and innovation space; the all new workplace fosters a vibrant collaborative culture and allows the brand to be closely connected to the community in Boston. Alongside state-of-the-art office spaces, the headquarters is equipped with an employee fitness center and a retail store.

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 Designer II, Training Apparel
Team Design
Brand Reebok
Location Boston
Country United States
Number 178318
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-03, 2018
Relocation yes

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Through sport, we have the power to change lives

Fitness is at the center of everything we do. Through our Be More Human messaging, we are telling the world that living an active, fit lifestyle promotes self-confidence and reduces stress. We only have one body and we believe in taking care of it. Here at Reebok, we truly live this belief. Our on-site gym offers up to 30 classes a day as well as a variety of fitness equipment where you are sure to find something to suit you, whatever your preferences, needs or goals. Also, what better way to test out the new Reebok product than to wear it yourself? Our office boasts a range of healthy food and drink choices, stand-up desks and ergonomic seating sessions to help you stay at your best.

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  • On-Site Doctor Have acupuncturist, massage therapist on site but no doctor

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  • On-Site Sports Facilities Gymnasium, Yoga Studios, Spin Studio, Full Weight Room and Cross Fit Box.

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