Nike Footwear Designer II - Nike SB in Oregon

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 Designers combine relentless curiosity and passion for sport to transform the insights of athletes into innovations that advance human potential. A diverse community with expertise in apparel, footwear and graphic design as well as color experts, material designers, communicators and conceptual thinkers, Nike Design delivers innovation to athletes from insight to in-store and beyond. Like the athletes Nike serves, its designers constantly seek to raise the bar, knowing that in the pursuit of greatness, there is no finish line.

Description

As our Footwear Designer II – Nike SB , you'll produce innovative footwear designs for Nike's Skateboard Category and create lines from concept to reality under the direction of our Design Leadership.

You'll collaborate with our Design and Category management teams to create innovative product designs that appeal to targeted consumers and advance Nike's design image and product performance. You'll also proactively follow the execution of all product details, including construction, color, form, style, detail, fit, performance and cost/value requirements; produce and present materials that effectively communicate the category consumers, product concepts and creative strategy to internal and external audiences; and actively seek expert input to develop appropriate designs with regard to cost/value, fit and performance, manufacturability, sustainability, merchandising and aesthetic finish. This opportunity also involves creating new practices, processes and design applications to increase product value and performance. In addition, you'll utilize your knowledge of category-specific consumers and cultures to improve product performance and appearance, and proactively work with Design management and our Senior Designers to advance and build a personal portfolio of design skills, experiences and product and process knowledge.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in IndustrialDesign or a related field

  • 5-7 years' experience designingand developing innovative footwear products

  • Knowledge of color, textures,human factors and form related to designing excellent products

  • Passion for performance excellence

  • Connection with skate culture isideal

  • Previous Footwear Designexperience preferred

  • PhotoShop and Illustrator skillsand experience with 3D design programs are a plus

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: 00335633

Location: United States-Oregon-

Job Category: Design, Digital & Technology