adidas – Senior Manager 3D Digital Technologies Ftw & App

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Become part of Advanced Creation to provide functional expertise for product creation technologies. Here, as part of the Digital Creation program we research, develop, maintain and evolve tools, systems and processes.

In this role you are responsible for the product backlog negotiating priorities, scope, and schedule across a broad spectrum of stakeholders from different functions, both internal and external.

The project requires continuous research and the ability to derive a technology strategy for an extensive 3D digital library. This consists of 3D models, shaders and textures, as well as asset creation processes.

Key Accountabilities
Researches, evaluates and benchmarks innovative 3D applications/technologies in the area of virtual material creation & 3D content library management and aligns the related findings with the Director Creation technologies
Continuously develops his expertise by visiting fairs, conferences, using the internet and building networks with external technology experts
Creates and continuously improves an industry leading 3D technology set up within the area of digital Footwear/Apparel (FTW/APP) technologies within the adidas Group
Maintains roadmap and backlog for 3D in creation processes at adidas
Able to leverage general product design and development processes to drive implementation of business relevant 3D technology innovations
Translates complicated technological facts into business opportunities
Communicates and presents 3D technology opportunities to secure buy in from business stakeholders
Supports budget allocation decisions by influencing prioritization of technology innovations according to business benefits
Manages the interfaces with external business partners by representing adidas and its strategy and translating these in an understandable manner to the external technology providers
Communicates and presents new 3D technology opportunities and process technologies to internal interfaces to ensure the technology development meets customers’ expectations
Set strategy and conducts technical trainings for Product Development, Design, Marketing, Liasion Offices (LOs) and vendors to ensure all involved teams can work effectively with newly implemented and existing applications
Identify and addresses opportunities for intellectual property safeguarding and support IP safeguarding implementation
Establishes advanced working relationships and a people’s network with internal and external technology experts.
Earns reputation and recognition as an expert for relevant footwear 3D applications for virtual library assets within adidas
Provides technology expertise to Manager Creation Technologies and levels below

Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience
Experience in product ownership, or project management
Ability to translate complex technical circumstances into business relevant facts
Excellent software knowledge/skills (CGI applications, CAD software, virtual reality, graphic software).
Robust product creation & virtualization process knowledge (ideally in FTW/APP).
General affinity for IT systems & workflows (programming knowledge is a plus)
Advanced presentation skills
Fluent English

University Degree or comparable education in multimedia art, media informatics, communication design and/ or computer graphics
Minimum of 6 years related work experience

Qualifikation Berufserfahrung
Einsatzort 91074 Herzogenaurach, Bayern
Arbeitsbeginn 01.05.2019

Ansprechpartner Detlef Müller
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