Nike Computational Designer I – NXT Apparel 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

The NXT Digital Innovation team provides a competitive advantage to our creation teams by fueling product innovation and craft. To accomplish this, we leverage the power of modern technologies, skillsets and services. We are seeking an Apparel Computational Designer I who has a strong design portfolio and demonstrated solid experience in computational design software—experience in apparel product design is a benefit. As our AP Computational Designer I, you'll work with the apparel design team to design products and streamline product design, development and manufacturing, leveraging computational design. You’ll use computational design tools to help design great product. You will have an understanding of computational design best practices. You also are familiar with advanced digital skills such as Maya and ZBrush. In your portfolio of work, you should have clear examples of how you’ve worked on products with complex design requirements. You’ll collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams and participate in the creation of best-in-class product.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Workhands-on to digitally design products leveraging industry standardcomputational design technologies.

  • Learnand take direction from senior computational designers on best practices andapparel design.

  • Multi-taskand concurrently execute on several products.

  • Partneron the product lifecycle process with the Design and Development organizations.

  • Participateon multiple interdisciplinary project teams.

  • Clearlycommunicate project status and manage priorities with leadership input.

  • Ensureall deliverables are of the highest quality.

  • Workin an independent fashion, solve problems, make decisions, and communicateeffectively in difficult situations.

  • Solidoral and written communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Industrial Design or Architecture.

  • Inlieu of degree, 2+ years of work experience in a similar role.

  • Severalexamples of successfully launched products that demonstrate complex productdesign solutions.

  • Atleast 2+ years experience using 2D and 3D design software

  • Atleast 2+ years experience in computational design or advanced CAD design

  • Abilityto develop simple and elegant solutions to complex design problems

  • Abilityto collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Mustbe organized, able to act independently as well as take direction, and able toswitch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Canwork with grace under pressure

  • Intermediateskills with Rhino, Grasshopper and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator,Photoshop).

  • Intermediateskills with Maya, Zbrush, Processing

  • Entry-levelskills with Python, CLO3D

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Industrial Design or Architecture.

  • Inlieu of degree, 2+ years of work experience in a similar role.

  • Severalexamples of successfully launched products that demonstrate complex productdesign solutions.

  • Atleast 2+ years experience using 2D and 3D design software

  • Atleast 2+ years experience in computational design or advanced CAD design

  • Abilityto develop simple and elegant solutions to complex design problems

  • Abilityto collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Mustbe organized, able to act independently as well as take direction, and able toswitch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Canwork with grace under pressure

  • Intermediateskills with Rhino, Grasshopper and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator,Photoshop).

  • Intermediateskills with Maya, Zbrush, Processing

  • Entry-levelskills with Python, CLO3D

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: 00425244

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Design