Senior Design Director - Training (m/f)

Herzogenaurach, Germany / adidas

Posted: Oct 9, 2017



Visual communication of the brand values of our products. Your goal is to secure and further develop the brand's industry leading position. You will lead a design department within the Design area in Herzogenaurach.


Key Accountabilities

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

Maintain an open dialogue and collaboration with the Human Resource department

Criticize and improve the design and create a new platform for direct reporting lines

Represent the design team in collaborations with other departments

Secure a proper and appropriate use of brand technology across the different areas

Furthermore secure the appropriate compliance of attributes of our brand identity and their application

Maintain communication with the line manager and the department

Be up to date on consumers, cultural trends, sports culture and athletic findings

Alignment with the close-by design departments to develop best product opportunities between the departments

Represent a strong design team when in contact with other departments           


Knowledge, Capabilites and Experience

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

Practical knowledge in the field of computer design software/systems and MS Office

Fluency in English



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