Senior Design Director - YEEZY (Footwear)

Los Angeles | United States | Design

In June 2016, adidas and KANYE WEST announced the most significant partnership ever created between a non-athlete and an athletic brand.

Working with KANYE WEST, the YEEZY team leads the development and creation of all YEEZY products and experiences, uniting adidas’ innovation and performance expertise with KANYE WEST’s creative vision.

Empowering creators to create the new has always been what adidas has been about. Join us to lead this journey.

Purpose: Visual communication of the brand values of our products. Your goal is to secure and further develop the brand’s industry leading position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Close cooperation with Marketing and Development to implement main strategies, concepts and projects for vertical areas and horizontal collections
  • You will work together with Development and Tech Services on resolving issues with our main products, from Tech Packs to the point of marketing 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years) from a college/university in the field of Industrial Design or Art
  • minimum of 10 years of experience in the respective field or an equivalent combination out of education and experience
  • At least 5 years experience of leading Design teams
  • Practical experience in the field of Design, including management experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge in product design with a clear understanding of the athletics market and its culture
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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 Senior Design Director - YEEZY (Footwear)
Team Design
Brand adidas
Location Los Angeles
Country United States
Number 183407
Position Type Full time
Date Sep-23, 2018
Relocation no

Sounds great for you? We would love to have you here.

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