As our Senior Capability Developer, you will leverage an expert knowledge of the E2E product commercialization process to manage "seasonless" apparel product developments to support Nike’s long term strategy with key factories. You will utilize your advanced Digital Product Creation knowledge related to 3D virtual prototyping in order to provide leadership and support to our product creation centers & factory based manufacturing community. You’ll collaborate with our Standards & Digital Product Creation teams and act as the key liaison with our factories partners in adoption of newly defined digital processes.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The candidate needs to have a strong Product Creation background, be a strategic thinker and have an analytical mind-set. This role requires a working knowledge of 3D tools such as CLO and Browzwear. We’re looking for someone that is eager to learn new technologies such as parametric patternmaking (Grafis) and body data analysis platforms (iSize).
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
You’ll partner with our Global Development Standards team to verify traditional cut & sew standards with our factories, as well as determine the competency of our factory base using 3D virtual prototyping and sampling. You’ll also be responsible to measure a factory’s implementation of Nike’s construction standards against defined metrics and prepare comprehensive summaries for stake-holders. A typical week includes refining and defining digital process, managing development exercises and collaborating with internal & external partners at key decision points. You will also be a recognized digital expert to the local product creation team and become a relied upon player to define digital product creation solutions & processes to re-invigorate cross-dimensional product standardization.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will be reporting to our Shanghai based Capability Manager in the Global Apparel Development team as well as working alongside our extended WHQ, PCC, Development and functional teams throughout the globe. You’ll provide product executional recommendations and support to the Technical Design, Development, and Sourcing communities and be at the forefront of implementing new processes, data collection and reporting across the business.