Designer I – Jordan Brand Women’s Footwear

Portland Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description
Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Soul, performance and style take flight at Jordan Brand. With its deep roots in basketball, the Jordan Brand began as an homage to one player: Michael Jordan. Since then, Jordan has become synonymous with peak performance and an endless pursuit of greatness. Employees in merchandising, product branding, sports marketing and sales bring creativity, innovation and audacious design to footwear and apparel, all with one mission in mind: help athletes fly on and off the court.
DescriptionSoul, performance and style take flight at Jordan Brand. With its deep roots in basketball, the Jordan Brand began as an homage to one player: Michael Jordan. Since then, Jordan has become synonymous with peak performance and an endless pursuit of greatness. Employees in merchandising, product branding, sports marketing and sales bring creativity, innovation and audacious design to footwear and apparel, all with one mission in mind: help athletes fly on and off the court.As our Footwear Designer I, you'll produce innovative footwear designs for Jordan Brand’s Women’s footwear category. You'll collaborate with our Design and Category management teams to create innovative product designs that appeal to targeted consumers and advance Jordan Brand’s design image. You'll also present visual concept solutions to product briefs; collaborate with our Design, Development and Product Management groups to focus product designs for market success; and finalize technical packages. This opportunity also involves proactively following the execution of all product details, including construction, color, form, style, detail, fit, performance and cost/value requirements. In addition, you'll develop an understanding of the category-specific consumer and their culture by learning about competitor products, consumer retail habits and market trends; and translate what you've learned into all product designs.Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design or a related field
Experience translating progressive streetwear culture and storytelling elements onto footwear
2-5 years' experience designing and developing innovative footwear products
Knowledge of color, textures, human factors and form related to designing excellent products
Previous footwear design experience preferred
PhotoShop and Illustrator skills and experience with 3D design programs are a plus
Knowledge of manufacturing processes, plastics and other engineering materials are ideal
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00411091