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Graphic Desginer II - Global Football (GFA) Licensing team
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, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
NIKE, Inc. designs the future. At NIKE, Inc. designers chase their curiosities and build what’s next, shaping the culture and advancing human potential. The Design teams include artists, inventors and specialists, all with different focuses, including color and material experts, and apparel, footwear and graphic designers. Nike designers look to the future, aggressively pursuing materials, ideas and forms that further elevate the athlete experience, raise the bar for modern style and reduce environmental impact.
As a NIKE Graphic Designer, you bring an ability to blend cutting-edge sensibility with athlete-inspired design. You are the type of person who walks into each meeting with a notebook full of doodles and you often find inspiration in the most unlikely of places. You can work creatively and collaboratively, you have proven your design chops, and you can design innovative and collection based footwear, apparel and head wear graphics that tell a cohesive story, head to toe.
Uses advanced design skills to create original graphic and/or textile designs that appropriately reflect Nike's design ethos. Effectively uses computerized systems in design process.
Provides appropriate materials to designers, developers, account managers, and/or graphic separators for the creation of separations, embroidery, and trims. For textiles, produces textile repeats for production purposes.
Works with design management and category team members in design, development, and merchandising to ensure feasibility of designs, meeting price points, merchandising needs, product creation dates/gates are met, design tools are effectively utilized, and cross-functional teamwork occurs as appropriate.
Communicates and presents design concepts; produces presentation materials in conjunction with design and category teams that effectively communicate the concept behind the line for internal and external audiences.
Builds awareness of current trends, color, technology, and sports-related products through research and travel.
Participates in activities that increase understanding and working knowledge of products, product lines, product development process, commercialization process, and the specific markets in which Nike does business.
Requires a Bachelors Degree and minimum of 5 years directly relevant work experience (Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 3 yrs; Masters + 4 yrs; Associates degree + 6 yrs; High School + 7 yrs)
5 plus years of progressively technically sophisticated graphic design experience.
Proven ability to apply and perform graphic design skills, including drawing/sketching, typography, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing, and scale, visual presentation development and layout that is supported by a portfolio of non-computer-based creative art and graphic design.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to trends influencing design in general, and the athletic industry specifically.
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.
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