Senior Footwear Materials Designer, Basketball
Company: Nike, Inc.
Posted on: September 11, 2022
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We're looking for an exceptional Footwear Materials Designer to
combine their experience, problem solving abilities, and creativity
to help build the future of Nike Footwear Materials. The category
you will be working in is the Nike Performance Basketball team.
The ideal candidate needs to be a highly creative problem solver,
who doesn't settle for anything less than the best design and
materials solutions, to meet the needs of the consumer on and off
the court. This person will be focused on elevating the consumer
experience by crafting materials that are performance and
trend-relevant for a range of products, while driving an emotional
connection to materials for the consumer using narrative and
storytelling as well as pushing the edges of sustainable footwear
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
If this is you, you will be creating concepts and new material
designs on a range of products for Nike Performance Basketball. You
will work on elevating new technologies that influence brand new
models, and seasonal narratives. You will also work on Athlete
signature products and manage that relationship to help guide the
team to creative executions and evolutions of Athlete signature
Your goal will be to aim for product excellence by partnering with
key stakeholders cross-functionally on the product creation process
and help bring the vision for the future of Nike Basketball
products to life.
You will unleash creativity with a focus on sustainability,
leveraging consumer insights to inform our creative response. Your
focus will help drive innovation and embed cultural connections
into our designs to create separation from our competition. The
daily responsibilities of this role are wide ranging, ambitious,
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
As a senior designer in Basketball, you will be working hand in
hand with a large project team of different professionals
(engineers, researchers, scientists, marketing, product testing,
sustainability, materials development, costing, etc.), collaborate
within the design community (industrial designers, materials,
color, graphics, computational, etc.), and mentor other designers.
This role will have direct report(s) and will be an entry level job
manager. A player-coach role in which you will learn the
fundamentals of people leadership.
This role reports directly to the Men's Performance Material Design
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