Nike Converse Senior Color Designer 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.

That art school word ‘aesthetic’ comes in handy again. The look and feel of Converse gets funneled through this crew. From Events to Online to Retail to Photography to Messaging, Brand Design is the artistic hand on the color wheel. If you’re looking for a motley band of artists and thinkers, then look no further. We all know what “aesthetic” means, too. We just don’t use it because it’s cheesy.

Description

Become a part of the Converse Team!

Converse does more than create the most iconic and well-loved sneakers in the world. Born in sports and celebrated by culture, 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 Converse, it’s about each person bringing their authentic self, skills, and passion to serve the daring spirit of youth.

For Converse, everything begins and ends with the consumer. The Converse product and design teams understand our consumer, marketplace trends and insights to create the right product for marketplaces around the world. The team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what’s next and deliver the right products, in the right places, at the right time and price.

As the Senior Color Designer, you will be part of the Global Color Design Team, based at Converse headquarters in Boston, MA. In this role, you will report to the Global Director of Color Design and work with the team to provide seasonal color direction, strategy and application at a product, category and brand level. You will influence the product creation process by providing consumer relevant color trends and solutions based on inspiration from fashion, street culture, art & design, technology and sport as well as from consumer and marketplace data. As a senior color designer, you perfectly balance the creative thinking as well as practical approach of product creation. You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and engage in hands-on color exploration and prototyping. You enjoy concepting as well as obsessing every detail to ensure a rich product experience.

In short, your enthusiasm and solid color design expertise plays a big role in elevating the color design excellence at Converse.

Key responsibilitiesinclude:

  • Indepth color trend research and consumer connection. Translate theseinsights into successful color solutions at product and collection level.

  • Championhands-on color exploration to create new, innovative color designconcepts.

  • Bringto life seasonal color direction that is trend relevant to the category consumer.

  • Drivethe category color strategy and elevate the color design competences withcompelling marketplace and color performance data analysis.

  • Planand execute product details and review samples.

  • Continuallyadvance color design processes and collaboration with all parties inproduct creation.

  • Communicateand build confidence in the color direction among design, business andmerchandizing.

  • Together with theColor Design Director build color alignment across footwear, apparel andaccessories.

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of colortechnology and how to achieve desired color effects through materials, dyes,finishes, special effects and color achievability.

  • Skillful in in-depth trend and consumerresearch as well as marketplace and color performance data analysis.

  • Strong experience in concept creation,color strategy and product execution.

  • Impactful visual and verbal communicationand presentation skills for varied audiences.

  • Enthusiastic and inspiring.

  • Team player.

  • People management experience is a plus.

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of colortechnology and how to achieve desired color effects through materials, dyes,finishes, special effects and color achievability.

  • Skillful in in-depth trend and consumerresearch as well as marketplace and color performance data analysis.

  • Strong experience in concept creation,color strategy and product execution.

  • Impactful visual and verbal communicationand presentation skills for varied audiences.

  • Enthusiastic and inspiring.

  • Team player.

  • People management experience is 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: 00387700

Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Job Category: Design, Converse I, Converse