Technical Development Manager – Global Football Apparel

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 9 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.
Global Apparel Product Creation, Product Development
Nike, Inc. Product Development is key to making next-level products. The first spark of an idea puts the team in motion, ultimately transforming a designer’s sketch into a commercially viable product. The teams of developers, testers, engineers and designers collaborate on refining each product’s construction, fit and style. Using advancements in technology and sustainable design, the Product Development teams accelerate innovation while reflecting the soul of sport.
The first spark of a product idea sets the Nike, Inc. Apparel Product Creation team into motion. The team of apparel developers, testers, engineers and designers strive for product excellence. They obsess over Nike’s iconic silhouettes and create groundbreaking new styles. They collaborate, ideate and refine products’ construction, fit and materials. They use cutting-edge advancements in technology and sustainable design to accelerate innovation. And they work lockstep with Merchandising, Design, Manufacturing and others to produce the final result: products that reflect the soul of sport and inspire athletes to reach new levels of performance.
DescriptionAs our Technical Development Manager for Licensed Game Day you will guide the Technical Development team on creating unique Game Day kits for our Promo Football/Soccer Assets. You will lead, inspire and develop a team of technical developers who will be responsible for creating Asset specific Promo and Replica kits, including sublimation print development – Mens, Womens, Youth, Little Kids & Infants. You will collaborate and guide Design, Product Management, and Manufacturing from initial concept through commercialization to ensure asset product, plan, performance, craft expectations, sustainability and profitability goals are met.You will be involved in creating the process and calendars from Asset concept through to commercialization. You will be accountable for your team’s completion of the calendar gates and dates from prototype hand off through to buy ready. You will lead process execution within the category and your team. This includes redefining process / best practices, problem solving and being a resource to team mates and direct reports. You will mentor and support team mates and direct reports daily. As a manager you will contribute to an overall positive, open and fair work environment that encourages diversity.QualificationsBachelor's degree in apparel/textile design, merchandising, engineering, business or a related field and mimimum 5 years related work experience.
8 years' relevant apparel or textile industry experience preferred
2 years' additional apparel industry experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
Demonstrated apparel development experience. 
Advanced knowledge of the apparel development process from inception through production, including but not limited to pattern making, grading, construction, costing, manufacturing, embroidery, materials and machinery.
Proven leadership capability, including ability to inspire, involve, and mentor others within the work group
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong organization and multi-tasking skills
Ability to manage a high workload and multiple projects
Ability to travel up to 25% including International 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 00438938