Senior Designer

Amsterdam | Netherlands | Design

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Develop industry leading creative solutions for assigned concept or category, to create a highly relevant, desirable and clear adidas brand image, from sell in to sellout (consumer-facing)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the creative development for campaign and category across multiple consumer touchpoints, from 2D to retail to digital to motion
  • Develop concepts and creative strategies that fulfil objectives of category, concept, or brand briefs
  • Collaborate with Product Design team to ensure holistic storytelling
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to ensure consumer- and brand focus
  • Lead the execution of creative strategies to ensure end to end creative excellence from sellin to sellout (consumer-facing)
  • Direct a variety of creative resources (agencies, freelancers, writers, photographers, etc) on development of creative execution to ensure holistic creative excellence
  • May lead, mentor and administrate a team of internal direct reports
  • Review and approve production stages of final creative execution
  • Maximise results within given budget and timeframes
  • Participate in the creation of annual and long-term Creative Direction strategies
  • Present and communicate objective 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 Creative Resources (agencies, freelancers, photographers, etc)
  • Design Operations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • IT skills:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint: advanced /Outlook
  • Design apps: expert
  • Strong visual and verbal skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting visuals
  • Art Direction of  large scale product and athlete/celebrity photoshoots
  • Language: English: excellent

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Under-graduate level Design education or combination thereof
  • Solid education and advanced experience in the creative development of communication tools
  • At least 8 years experience in Sporting Goods/Fashion Industry or Design on managerial level
  • Proven experience with the entire design process (project scope and time planning, design steps, production/execution of design solution, pre-press processes)
  • Passion for adidas and it’s mission
  • 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 Senior Designer
Team Design
Brand adidas
Location Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
Number 178629
Position Type Full time
Date Nov-12, 2018
Relocation no

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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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