Design Director, Editorial

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 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.
Nike, Inc. designs the future. At Nike, designers chase their curiosities and build what’s next, shaping the culture and advancing human potential. The Design teams include artists, inventors and specialists, all with different focuses, including color and material experts, and apparel, footwear and graphic designers. Nike designers look to the future, aggressively pursuing materials, ideas and forms that further elevate the athlete experience, raise the bar for modern style and reduce environmental impact.
DescriptionAre you a creative visionary, with a passion for storytelling, innovative design, conceptual thinking, the latest in digital channels and emerging technologies? Do you have a love of culture and passion to make sport a daily habit? Do you want to push and challenge the way that brands market and reach their audiences in new ways?If the answer is yes, Nike is seeking a strong creative leader to create a host of digitally focused editorial content. We are looking for candidates with a love of interactive creative applications & conceptual solutions, who will bring fresh, contemporary ideas and creativity emotionally engage Nike’s consumers and community members. As the Creative Lead for Editorial, you'll create or expand on existing creative concepts that reflect Nike's design philosophy and inspire targeted consumers. You will lead and craft editorial content with the intent that they will go live on Nike channels and beyond. You'll have the opportunity to research consumer/athlete and market needs based on an editorial content brief. This is an exciting time to be in Nike Brand Creative as we are revolutionizing how we work, how we grow and develop talent and how we communicate with our consumers and members.Key Responsibilities:Partner with the editorial writing lead for Editorial to set the creative vision for editorial storytelling for Nike Women
Produce cutting edge editorial content, and a master-level understanding of design, including typography and layout
Partner with Content Strategists/Editors and other stakeholders to develop and sharpen briefs and lead collaborative idea generation for editorial storytelling for the Nike Women
Lead and translate briefs and marketing plans into creative applications that are clearly articulated in moodboards, interactive prototypes and comps then develop presentations and storytelling vehicles to socialize and gain buy-in on your ideas
Keep a pulse of culture / sport / world to innovate in creative thinking, leadership and creative execution to push the Editorial Creative team into a new era
Share knowledge, experience and skill with other design staff; work with design counterparts to ensure continuity across initiatives, categories, and projects
Just do it mentality
Skills:Expert in developing integrated marketing and editorial strategies leveraging the latest trends in digital, physical and emerging channels
Expert in art direction and production, visual design, motion design and user experience design combined with solid knowledge of how to leverage today’s digital channels and emerging technologies
Ability to present and sell-in creative concepts and execution ideas with senior leaders and internal and external stakeholders
Manage expectations & relationships across different functions
Depth of experience working with interactive creative, usability, interaction design and engineering
Expert-level knowledge of current trends in color, technology, communications, experience, art and other design influences
Effective communication and influencing skills
Naturally curious and drive for results
Expert in creative use of social media and emerging mediums
Leadership skills to energize rally creative team (optimism / motivation) be the force for change
QualificationsManaged creative team/teams
Experience in sport/lifestyle product marketing for women
Bachelor’s degree or focus in design; communication design, advertising design or interaction design
Expertise working with digital platforms, emerging technologies and in-real-life experiences
Passion for Editorial and story-telling design
Proficiency in Mac OSX, Keynote, Microsoft Office and Acrobat, InDesign, Ill
Travel 10% of the time
Experience working with sport/lifestyle brands, is preferred
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 00438498