Digital Knit Programmer

Portland Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
NXT Digital Innovation provides a resolute advantage by leveraging the impact of modern technologies, skills and services to fuel the future of product innovation and craft. To accomplish this, we leverage the impact of modern technologies, skillsets and services. We are seeking a Digital Knit Programmer that has excellent programming skills and conceptual design skills and is interested in helping us think outside of the box to accelerate this vision. As our Digital Knit Programmer, you'll play a key role in the creation of next generation product concepts that will help to craft the future of Nike’s innovation strategies.The Digital Knit Programmer role within the NXT Digital Innovation team will partner closely with digital innovators and advanced innovation teams to research, develop and deliver digitally enabled products and solutions. The ideal candidate has technical programming skills and engineered textile design knowledge, a deep understanding of modern product creation best practices and is a creative and innovative thinker. Duties: Plan, analyze, and implement data and digital informed design programming solutions for computer-controlled knitting machines.
Partner with product designers, innovators to explore product concepts
Identify, capture and communicate new programming techniques & best practices required to push forward emerging digital product creation processes.
Conduct program testing to optimize performance, efficiency, and reliability for production and innovation.
Analyze business and technical programming requirements for development of new instruments and processes to create industry-leading engineered textiles products and materials.
Work with product designers, engineers and factory partners to transition new processes from concept to production.
QualificationsBachelor's degree in Textile Science/Design, Fashion, Industrial Engineering, or closely related field (foreign equivalent accepted) AND 3 years' experience as a CAD Programmer, Knit Programmer (CAD), Technical Knit Specialist or similar position.ORFive years industry experience as CAD Programmer, Specialist Knit Programmer (CAD), Specialist Textile Manufacturing Technologist or similar position.Including five years' experience:Working in yarn manufacturing and technical knitwear industry for apparel industry;
Working with Stoll Software systems, including (i) M1, S1, or M1+; (ii) CMS; (iii) working with Knit & Wear seamless knitwear programming; and (iv) Fully Fashioned programming; 
ORWorking with Shima Seiki Software using hardware systems, including SDS (Shima Design System), TDS (Total Design System) or SDS One; and working with Fully Fashioned and Whole-Garment programming;Including two years' experience:Working with near shore production sites to test, refine, and validate production process.
*All experience, skills and requirements may be gained concurrently* Up to 10% travel 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: 00437765