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Senior Color Designer, Jordan

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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.

Soul, performance and style take flight at Jordan Brand. With its deep roots in basketball, the Jordan Brand began as an homage to one player: Michael Jordan. Since then, Jordan has become synonymous with peak performance and an endless pursuit of greatness. Employees in merchandising, product branding, sports marketing and sales bring creativity, innovation and audacious design to footwear and apparel, all with one mission in mind: help athletes fly on and off the court.

As the Senior Color Designer for Jordan Brand, 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 Senior Color Designer brings to life seasonal category color direction that is trend-relevant to the category consumer. This requires that a designer is a color specialist and is capable of color merchandising and strategy. In addition, this person 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. The Senior Color Designer is also responsible for planning and executing the product color details, reviewing samples, and occasionally troubleshooting achievability issues. This person builds awareness of current color trends through fashion, art, design and sports-related products through market research to keep abreast of consumer needs. Using an industry-informed perspective, the Senior Color Designer provides category forecast color needs for global palette building and uses solid presentation skills to varied audiences with the goal of engaging and inspiring other members of the design community as well as cross-functional partners.

Bachelor's Degree in Design, Textile Design, Graphic Design or other relevant field

7-10 years of relevant professional experience, including some management experience

Experience managing a team of designers

Exemplifies strong leadership qualities

Shares process and product finishing expertise across category and design function and influences others to evolve creative skills

Leads in depth research on consumer trends, insights, competitors, for a focused market segment/category

Ability to travel

Stays abreast of industry and technology development within the product design profession

Continuously advances product, process, and design skills reflective of an expert design professional

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 00425749

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