Senior 3D Design Manager

Senior 3D Design Manager - 2 years temp (f/m)

Company Name: Adidas AG

Position: Senior 3D Design Manager

Location: Herzogenaurach, Germany


  • Ensure new technologies and design processes are implemented into the creative teams, supporting the creators as a key strategic asset to the brand
  • Lead the cross functional planning for successful design operation within new and existing tools, keeping the teams across the brand at the leading edge of innovation
  • Establish and evolve design creation processes globally, leading the 3D design team to meet the brands goals and maintain leadership in the sporting goods industry

Key Accountabilities

  • Leadership and Innovation
  • Strategy and Implementation
  • Team Management and Budget

Knowledge, Capabilities and Skills

  • Credible expertise in creative technologies in communicating with the creative teams.
  • Ability to drive end-to-end strategy and initiatives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a team of personnel? direct and indirect
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed
  • Design: Highly knowledgeable in sketching and drawing methods, in Adobe Suite, 3D Modelling, Rendering, and Apparel simulation
  • Strong visual skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting visuals


  1. Under-graduate level Design, 3D, or related education experience
  2. Solid education and advanced experience in the creative development of communication tools
  3. At least 5-8 years’ experience in 3D Visualization or Design/Generalist
  4. Proven experience with the entire design process (project scope and time planning, design steps, production/execution of design solution, pre-press processes)
  5. Passion as well as a passion for our industry