Designer 2, Footwear - Train & Recover

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97201

Company: Under Armour

Position Summary

We are searching for a Footwear Designer 2 to elevate Under Armour Train + Recover Footwear, the foundational category that makes athletes better every day. This role will serve as a hybrid role and will focus on both Training and Recovery footwear. This position offers the ability to touch all parts of the brand and have access to the latest technologies and innovations. This is an opportunity to be part of a great success story, as Under Armour builds and grows their footwear legacy

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strengthen product engine from the design side, partnering directly with design leadership. 
  • Manage large scale projects and processes.
  • Develop and execute clear and detailed sketches, technical packages and BOMs
  • Partner with design leadership to drive concepts for footwear and overall product conceptualization including material, trim and color.
  • Ensure that designs meet category price point and target margin
  • Lead creation of seasonal category content and milestone deliverables
  • Partner directly with product and merch leads to deliver appropriate global assortment.
  • Present as design lead at category and seasonal milestone meetings; design check points, style design review, color review.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Passion every day to design compelling and cutting-edge product.
  • Strong appreciation for Sport and the Culture of Sport.
  • Self motivated
  • Team centric mindset, motivated and passionate about bringing others along
  • Positive attitude and energy.
  • Strong collaborator with a skill in connecting the dots
  • Speaks up with courage for self and the team
  • Open minded, good listener, receptive to candid feedback and diverse points of view
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Must be detail oriented, able to prioritize tasks and to successfully meet multiple deadlines
  • Contribute and align to shared team culture and behaviors
  • Drive partnerships beyond the Design function (Marketing, Engineering, Development, etc)

Education And / Or Experience

  • BA, BFA or BS in Industrial Design
  • 5-7yrs experience designing and developing innovative footwear and other products
  • Knowledge of form, color, materials, human factors, related to elevating the consumer experience
  • Expert Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Working knowledge of 3D software is a plus
  • Must be able to create accurate 2D technical drawings
  • Strong sketching, illustration, and rendering skills
  • Solid knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials
  • Must be able to generate a broad range of concepts and solutions for each project
  • Hand prototyping skills are a plus
  • Experienced with presentation programs: Keynote, Powerpoint, Acrobat, etc

Other Requirements

Location: Baltimore, Maryland


Managed Budget

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon