Nike Color Designer II, Footwear in Portland, Oregon

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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

Nike is hiring for Color Designers across multiple categories, if you are interested in furthering your career in NIKE Color Design, we encourage you to apply!

As a Color Designer II at Nike, you will be tasked with elevating the Nike product experience with a focus on both the art & science of Color. This will require driving color excellence through the connection of design, development and manufacturing. The Color Designer II brings to life seasonal category color direction that is trend-relevant to the category consumer by being a color specialist at the product and collection level.

In this role, the Color Designer II drives the category color strategy and application by utilizing strong understanding of color technology and how to achieve desired color effects: materials, dyes, finishes and color achievability. Working directly with design management, you’ll gain dynamic leadership experience, enhance design skills, and increase expertise of Nike's design philosophy, products, and processes. As Color Designer II, you will on the cutting edge of color trends, fashion, art, design and sports-related products through research and travel.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Textiles, Materials, Graphics, or other relevant design field

3 - 5 years relevant experience

Connection to sport and sport style trends

Ability to collaborate with Color Leads to create palettes and color flow based on category color strategy

Demonstrates a strong understanding of color technology and how to achieve desired color effects: materials, dyes, finishes and color achievability

Provides color design support for design team as needed outside of assigned product load

Ability to conduct in-depth research on consumer trends and insights in order to drive innovative design solutions

Creates and delivers powerful presentations of seasonal design proposals that effectively communicate the concept behind the line for internal and external audiences

Ability to plan and execute the product color details and review all samples, troubleshoot for achievability issues and clearly communicate changes in order to ensure timely completion of each project

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Computer literate using Macintosh computer design applications

Passion for design

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Textiles, Materials, Graphics, or other relevant design field

3 - 5 years relevant experience

Connection to sport and sport style trends

Ability to collaborate with Color Leads to create palettes and color flow based on category color strategy

Demonstrates a strong understanding of color technology and how to achieve desired color effects: materials, dyes, finishes and color achievability

Provides color design support for design team as needed outside of assigned product load

Ability to conduct in-depth research on consumer trends and insights in order to drive innovative design solutions

Creates and delivers powerful presentations of seasonal design proposals that effectively communicate the concept behind the line for internal and external audiences

Ability to plan and execute the product color details and review all samples, troubleshoot for achievability issues and clearly communicate changes in order to ensure timely completion of each project

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Computer literate using Macintosh computer design applications

Passion for design

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: cdii818

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Design