Manager Creation Technologies Asia, Sourcing

Hong Kong | Greater China | Sourcing


Support the Digital Creation program in the area of 3D technology implementation, continuous improvements in product creation systems and change management in close collaboration with the adidas group headquarter, Creation Centers and external business partners. Ensures business relevance of 3D technologies and supports smooth implementation of 3D technologies within the adidas Sourcing organisation and across the supply base (T1)

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide support in Sourcing APP for 3D related topics
  • To facilitate activities of VR network within Apparel Sourcing by supporting the activation of the Sourcing VR Champ network to understand and execute against business needs
  • Monitor and ensure standardization of 3D assets across T1
  • Encourages and facilitates best-practice sharing amongst 3D technology users in Sourcing/T1 and establishes platforms (e.g. season kick off, Virtualisation summit)
  • Support development of solutions for a smooth integration of 3D tools with other systems (e.g. FlexPLM, Gerber, Cataligent etc.)
  • Identifies opportunities to link digital creation data to innovative manufacturing concepts (e.g. digital printing, 3D printing, knitting, TFP, etc.) and supports implementation
  • Support the continuous improvements of 3D tools used in adidas (V-Stitcher, Clo3d etc.) for the Sourcing organisation and suppliers in close collaboration with the headquarter
  • Participating & support 3D technology related technical proof of concepts for small to mid size technology innovations within T1/Sourcing/Headquarter
  • Supports process reengineering projects and e2e digital creation pilots with 3D expertise
  • Support the trainings for users within Sourcing (LO, T1s, etc.) on 3D tools and supports onboarding of new users to digital transformation within Sourcing
  • Support virtual performance monitoring of T1s for GASA and initiates performance improvement plans
  • Supports overall digital creation communication strategy by providing success stories

Key Relationships: 

  • Product Operations (Strategy & Projects, PCT)
  • Sourcing Operations
  • Adidas Liason Offices (Merchandisers, Technical Services)
  • Global & local IT (LO IT, Sourcing HQ IT)
  • External soft- & hardware vendors

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable/experienced in Apparel 3D software (V-Stitcher, CLO, etc.) and
  • Additional knowledge in 3D tools and render solutions like Blender, Maya, Modo, etc. is preferred
  • Knowledge in 2D pattern tools (e.g. Gerber, Lectra, Assyst, etc.)
  • Good skills in Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Good knowledge in product design, pattern making and manufacturing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluent in English spoken and in writing

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  • University Degree or comparable education as fashion designer, pattern maker, developer, media informatics or computer graphics
  • Minimum 3 years related work experience
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The Facts

Jobtitle Manager Creation Technologies Asia, Sourcing
Team Sourcing
Brand adidas
City Hong Kong
Location Greater China
Number 198883
Position Type Full time
Date Aug-05, 2019
Relocation no

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