Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!
The Global Digital Creative Director will report to the Senior Creative Director, Omni Channel and be part of our passionate brand experience team. He/she will oversee all Under Armour storytelling within branded environments and ensure all campaigns and projects are facilitated from creative development through final execution. These environments include Under Armours Ecommercee prescense on underarmour.com
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Partner with Brand Creative teams - Category, Story and Content, as well as Brand Marketing and Retail leadership to continually drive and refine how we communicate our Brand mission, personality, and value proposition to athletes.
Collaborate with cross functional teams to provide brand creative direction to a variety of experiences – including but not limited to retail, digital, content, experiential and sports marketing.
Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization and advance our brand strategy.
Work closely with UA Brand Marketing, UA .Com, Connected Fitness, Sales, and Product on driving an integrated experience.
Present to digital partners and other internal stakeholders on concepts, designs and ideas.
Develop and maintain a consistent UA retail digital presence
Implement a global kit of parts that are consistent with global brand standards and the needs of each country (Sharing best practices from country to country).
Provide strong creative direction and quality control over concepts and projects.
Work with the cross-functional leads to estimate, create, manage, track, and drive deadlines for new and existing projects.
Establish him/herself as a strategic business partner within the Digital team
Use behavioral data and insights to inform and influence the customer journey and experience, ultimately leading to increased engagement and conversion.
Drive innovation and leverage technology to create memorable global brand experiences.
10 years Ecommerce/Digital Design experience
Bachelors Degree in Design or a related frield
Past experience with Digital storytelling (minimum of 5 years)
Creative experience with multiple media types – including new media, for example, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
Demonstrated experience managing a team of Creative professionals
Past experience with User Experience design
Experience succeeding in a fast-paced growth environment involving time-sensitive, complex projects.
Microsoft Office and Mac platform proficiency.
Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite
Ablity to travel 25-40% (weekends included)
Excellent writing and communications skills.
Excellent presentation skills.
Excellent leadership and collaboration skills
Inspiring and leading creative people.
Ability to sketch out designs by hand or computer.
Ability to motivate and lead others in the development and execution of creative projects.
Ability to direct and manage external creative teams and agencies.
Be of exemplary moral and ethical character.
All applicants must provide a portfolio of relevant work samples. (via URL or PDF)
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.