At Reebok , we have one goal. To enable people to Be More Human It’s that simple.
Reebok has always been a fitness brand and today we are leading a new fitness revolution. Through our groundbreaking partnership with CrossFit;
our unmatched footwear, apparel and equipment; and employees who not only talk the talk, but walk the walk, Reebok is uniquely positioned to provide the tools people need to be fit for life.
Reebok is THE fitness brand.
At Reebok, people embrace this mission and are encouraged to reach for their fitness goals as well as their career and personal goals.
It’s part of the fabric of who we are and what we stand for. So is Reebok a fit for you? Want to join us on our fitness mission?
In our Creation Center located in Barcelona we are currently looking for a Footwear Designer for researching trends, ideation of new concepts and creating compelling footwear product to meet the brand aesthetic..
Key Accountabilities :
Sketch footwear designs and produce line art to communicate design concepts, including multiple views and details as necessary in both 2D and 3D
Provide design / concept boards to communicate design and seasonal direction
Create supporting artwork that illustrate design concepts and tell stories to the Marketing, Merchandising and Sales teams.
Work with the category to understand market needs and design to product briefs for both brand driving and commercial product
Keep abreast of market trends and consumer needs
Create and maintain all art files and transfer correct information to cross functional teams
Select color, materials, treatments and components used in product designs and understand the impact of choices on costing and overall design aesthetic
Design function and technology into product while still designing to cost
Design new components or innovate existing footwear parts and create technical drawings so they can be manufactured
Create tech packs and other materials to hand-off to development for sample manufacturing
Work with Product Engineering and Advanced Concepts to ensure that new ideas and designs are manufacturable
Attend and contribute in construction and prototype review sessions
Meet calendar deadlines and deliverables
Identify new or innovative concepts, materials, manufacturing processes, etc. and suggest ways in which they could improve the overall process and positively impact the team
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Strong communication, organizational and presentation skills; ability to receive design critique and respond with multiple solutions
Ability to illustrate designs & concepts in both hand sketch and rendering forms
Visualization skills to express ideas in both 2D and 3D including styling the entire shoe
Knowledge of technical processes and ability to address lasts, patters, blueprints and molds at a general level
Strong team player as well as ability to work independently
Ability to respond quickly to multiple projects with strong time management skills
Ability to work within a cross functional team of Marketing, Engineering, Production and other Design teams for maximum productivity
From 2 to 5 years of footwear design experience
Advanced level Adobe Illustrator; Photoshop and 3D software a plus
Understanding of materials and their application to footwear designs; understanding of material development processes and footwear construction
Well established knowledge of the footwear manufacturing process
Good negotiating and influencing skills
Bachelors degree in product, Fashion or interior design