Sr. Footwear Design Lead, Run

Date: Dec 1, 2021

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97201

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

We are searching for a Senior Footwear Design Lead to focus on and elevate UA Recovery Footwear.  The Senior Lead will focus on footwear but will also have opportunities 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

  • Lead 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 apparel 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.
  • Solid understanding of construction and materials; preferably well versed in manufacturing techniques.
  • Ability to express concepts and ideas through sketching.
  • Strong presentation skills and comfortable working with a group.
  • Must be detail oriented, able to prioritize tasks and to successfully meet multiple deadlines

Education And / Or Experience

  • BA, BFA or BS in Industrial Design preferred
  • 7+ years of experience

Other Requirements

  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Ability to travel Licenses/Certifications

Relocation

  • Relocation Provided

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, 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, 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. 


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon