Nike Converse Senior Materials Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

What we wear is personal. But envy is universal. To make that unique thing, the clothing someone reaches for and thinks, “This is me” is a cool power to wield. If you care about clothes, about how it wears, broadcasts, and creates tidal waves of coveting, then you’re our designer. Plus, you can wear what you want to work.


Manages the materials creation process from initial concept through to commercialization and production for assigned materials to lead to on time

delivery and development according to critical dates, product specification, sustainability, performance and profitability goals.

Creates and revises appropriate documentation for assigned materials; ensures all appropriate development documentation is maintained including

product specs and prototypes.

Tracks and facilitates sampling and prototyping for materials; identifies and addresses key issues and challenges in manufacturing and plans

accordingly to deliver proven and tested materials. Monitors and communicates challenges throughout testing process to meet materials integrity


Keeps abreast of market trends, new technology and consumer preferences.

Collaborates with Manufacturing to drive the pricing process.

Serves as a technical advisor on materials to Product Developers.

Requires in-depth knowledge and experience

  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products

or services

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions

  • Works independently, receives minimal guidance

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may direct the work of other staff Members


Typically requires a Bachelors Degree and minimum of 5 years directly relevant work


Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 3 yrs; Masters + 4 yrs;

Associates degree + 6 yrs; High School + 7 yrs

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: 00337710

Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Job Category: Global Apparel Product Creation, Product Development, Converse, Converse I