Footwear Designer II, Performance Run & Train

Date: Jul 7, 2024

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97201

Company: Under Armour

Values & Innovation

At Under Armour, we are committed to empowering those who strive for more, and the company's values - Act Sustainably, Celebrate the Wins, Fight on Together, Love Athletes and Stand for Equality - serve as both a roadmap for our teams and the qualities expected of every teammate.


Our Values define and unite us, the beliefs that are the red thread that connects everyone at Under Armour. Our values are rallying cries, reminding us why we're here, and fueling everything we do.


Our pursuit of better begins with innovation and with our team's mission of being the best. With us, you get the freedom to go further - no matter your role. That means developing, delivering, and selling the state-of-the-art products and digital tools that make top performers even better.


If you are a current Under Armour teammate, apply to this position on the Internal Career Site Here. 

Purpose of Role

We are searching for a Footwear Designer II to help elevate our Performance Run and Training footwear line. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic company, and to make athletes of all ages better every day.  This role will serve as a versatile role and will focus on both Performance Run and Training footwear. This position offers the ability to explore and be creative and work with Under Armour’s latest technologies and innovations.

Your Impact

  • Help to strengthen the UA footwear product engine from the design side, partnering directly with design leaders and teammates.  
  • Partner with design leadership to drive concepts for Performance Run and Train footwear.
  • Work and collaborate inclusively with Marketing, and Development teams to meet project ovjectives.
  • Lead creation of seasonal footwear projects and milestone deliverables.
  • Develop and execute clear and detailed sketches, renderings and technical drawings.
  • Present design project work within individual project teams, and at category design checkpoints. 


  • A passion for Design, and product creation.
  • Motivation  to create compelling, purposeful, performance footwear product.
  • Passionate about Sport and Culture.
  • Ability to think outside the box on footwear concepts rooted in performance needs.
  • Creative problem solving skills.
  • Desire to be a great teammate, with a positive attitude and energy.
  • Collaborative mindset, with an enthusiasm with for working within a team.
  • Be Open minded, curious, and inquisitive.
  • Be a good listener, receptive to feedback and other 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.)
  • BA, BFA or BS in Industrial Design not required.
  • 5+ yrs experience designing and developing innovative footwear and other products.
  • Knowledge of form, color, materials, human factors, related to elevating the consumer experience.
  • Proficient Photoshop and Illustrator skills.
  • Working knowledge of 3D software is a plus.
  • Ability to create accurate 2D technical drawings.
  • Strong sketching, illustration, and rendering skills.
  • Strong 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.

Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Baltimore or Portland office.
  • Return to Work Designation: 3 days in office days week in-office, the remainder of work week remote. 
  • Travel: minimal 


  • No relocation provided

Base Compensation


 $93,539.60 - $128,615.74 USD

Most new hires fall within this range and have the opportunity to earn more over time. Initial placement within the salary range, however, is based on an individual's relevant knowledge, skills and experience for the position. UA is committed to helping our teammates succeed and advance in their careers. Base salary is only one component of our competitive Total Rewards package.

Benefits & Perks


  • Paid "UA Give Back" Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour Merchandise Discounts
  • Competitive 401(k) plan matching.  
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being. 


Want more details about benefits? Visit our page here

Our Commitment to Diversity

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, family or paternal status and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon