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Sr. Professional, Digital Product Creator - Footwear

at Under Armour, Inc. in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Sr. Professional, Digital Product Creator – Footwear

Date: Jul 8, 2022

Location: Remote, US

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

Execute Digital Product Creation (DPC) technical goals with Footwear focused support for high quality digital product creation. Be part of the Center Of Excellence for DPC to create a unified cross functional 3D team environment. Enable business efficiencies leveraging digital assets by means of creating sample savings, process efficiencies, and technical workflow. Maintain and improve steady-state Digital product that helps fuel growth for Under Armour’s end to end 3D initiative. Advises COE team in hyper-realistic visualization standards with Footwear and its components. Operationalize digital product beyond visual assets to evolve product design/ development and manufacturing as we know it. Drive seamless workflows, integrate automation and repeatable output. Drive Digital Product Creation at Under Armour to the forefront of the industry

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

•Manages, creates, and maintains Digital product technical standards, visual standards and outputs for 3d footwear.

•Advises and participates in daily 3D product creation and 3D evaluation to meet deadlines.

•Owns the Digital Footwear ‘toolbox’ of lasts, toolings and tech drawings.

•Represent DPC in Footwear Huddles, product reviews and technical teardowns. Collaborates with Internal and External partners.

•Introduce advancements in accurate digital samples, high quality visualization and data driven standards

•Be the technical expert and drive training and support for internal teammates and partners.

•Stay current in software innovations and releases

•Drive digital footwear creation for the virtual world and metaverse.

•Innovate, as an expert in digital tools.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

•Software proficiency and in depth understanding 2D tools…

+ Adobe Illustrator

+ Photoshop

•3D modeling expertise in surface-based Software. Polygonal and Node based modeling a plus.

+ Rhino 3D

+ Maya, ZBrush, Blender. Gravity Sketch.

•3D Rendering expert, understanding of Digital materials and lighting.

+ Keyshot

+ Or expert in other rendering software. Redshift, VRay, Octane etc.

•Ability to understand and demonstrate a fully digital product creation workflow.

•Knowledge of soft and hardgoods/ footwear manufacturing, patterns, molds, materials etc.

•Strong verbal and written communication skills; being able to communicate with global teammates and partners, including but not limit to meeting facilitation and presentations

•Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a diverse team.

•Be a life-time learner and innovator.

Education And / Or Experience

•Years of experience required = 5•Bachelors in related field or comparable experience. Industrial Design, Apparel/Fashion Design, Materials, Product Engineering, Graphics etc.

•Footwear industry experience preferred

Other Requirements

•Travel: 1-3 weeks per year international and domestic.

•Ability to remotely work and attend meetings across different time zones.

•Provide portfolio upon application.

Relocation

No 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.

Learn more about Under Armour’s COVID-19 response and Teammate vaccination policies here .

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Job Posting: JC215955486

Posted On: Jun 11, 2022

Updated On: Aug 07, 2022