Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Media, Art & Design
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      December 18,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
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    • MOCKINTERVIEW
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    • Career Consultation
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    Product Designer /// Category Experience

    We’re looking for a Experience Designer to join our Amsterdam-based Category Experience team.

    We understand the different consumer needs applied to the context of categories and brand moments. Our aim is to deliver a seamless, premium experience across all digital touch points.
    With our focus on categories, we create a deep understanding of the consumer needs and uncover business opportunities through ongoing discovery and delivery work. We’re the category experts, working horizontally across the business and enabling premium experiences along the user journey. With the same dedication we are supporting the biggest brand moments, translating the brand ambition into experience directions that empowers brand messaging and commerce on our digital touch points.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Prioritise and deliver delightful design solutions in a fast-paced, agile environment, working closely with your Product Owner, Tech Partner and a diverse range of stakeholders
    • Drive best practices on the E2E design process in your team, from research through delivery
    • Able to confidently explain and discuss design decisions across all levels of stakeholders
    • Propose technically-feasible solutions supported by testing and analytics
    • Gain a deep understanding of our users; combine consumer data, industry trends, and consumer behaviours in context of your category and digital channels
    • Be a team player. Share knowledge and best practices with our design and product communities
    • Identify opportunities based on insights, feedback, and business goals
    • Support the evolution of our design language

    WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    Our designers are passionate, outspoken advocates for our users’ needs, who aren’t afraid to shake things up. We want innovators and experts who can help mature our practice and create delightful experiences that feel distinctly adidas.

    You’re a good fit for the role if:

    • You’ve got 3+ years’ experience designing for product teams
    • You’re an excellent communicator, comfortable presenting complex topics and decisions
    • You value collaboration and can bring cross-functional knowledge to the table
    • You’re a creator at heart. You’re deeply passionate about your craft and can balance consistency with creativity
    • You champion accessibility and inclusivity throughout the user journey
    • You’ve got experience validating design solutions using qualitative and quantitative methods
    • You can source, intepret, and implement feedback and insights into your design decisions

    Bonus points for:

    • Experience designing global products
    (international audiences, multiple languages, etc.)
    • Knowledge of or experience with front-end technologies
    • Hands-on experience with data analysis
    • Experience in working with premium brands

    This role isn’t for you if:

    • You’re a lone ranger. We value autonomy but our designers work hand-in-hand with product owners, development, and other craft specialists

    ABOUT US

    At adidas we believe that through sport, we have the power to change lives.

    There’s plenty of change around right now as workouts move from the gym to the garage and we take a timeout from many of the activities we’re passionate about.

    Our ambition is to be the best sport brand in the world and with that comes plenty of challenges. We thrive on solving these with the imagination and experience of our incredible teammates.

    We’re all on the home team for now — we’d love for you to join ours.

    WHAT YOU’LL GET

    We get it, you want to know more than what we stock the fridges with. We asked our teammates for their favourite things about life at adidas, they said: the collaborative, supportive culture, the amazing team, and the sense of pride and purpose in their
    work. You’ll get all that, plus:

    • Generous employee discount on our brands
    • Fitness activities
    • Opportunity to work for a truly global, multicultural team
    • Learning and development support
    • Discounted health insurance

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please note: though our teammates hail from all corners of the world, our working language is English so this is a requirement for all roles.

    Hit ‘Apply’ and submit your CV along with a portfolio or samples of work that showcase your craft expertise.

    If you’re a good fit for the role we’ll reach out to chat.

    AT ADIDAS WE HAVE A WINNING CULTURE. BUT TO WIN, PHYSICAL POWER IS NOT ENOUGH. JUST LIKE ATHLETES OUR EMPLOYEES NEED MENTAL STRENGTH IN THEIR GAME. WE FOSTER THE ATHLETE‘S MINDSET THROUGH A SET OF BEHAVIORS THAT WE WANT TO ENABLE AND DEVELOP IN OUR PEOPLE AND THAT ARE AT THE CORE OF OUR UNIQUE COMPANY CULTURE – THE 3CS: CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION AND CREATIVITY.

      CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don’t have all the answers. But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning – it helps us improve.

      COLLABORATION. Every elite athlete relies on partners: coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together. Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other’s abilities and talents.

      Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY. No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors’ training plans and strategies. We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.

    ADIDAS CELEBRATES DIVERSITY, SUPPORTS INCLUSIVENESS AND ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUAL EXPRESSION IN OUR WORKPLACE. WE DO NOT TOLERATE THE HARASSMENT OR DISCRIMINATION TOWARD ANY OF OUR APPLICANTS OR EMPLOYEES. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
    JOB TITLE:
    Product Designer /// Category Experience
    BRAND:
    adidas
    LOCATION:
    Amsterdam
    TEAM:
    Digital
    STATE:
    NH
    COUNTRY/REGION:
    NL
    CONTRACT TYPE:
    Full time
    NUMBER:
    405308
    DATE:
    Dec 17, 2021
     
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