Senior UX/UI Designer

  • Adidas
  • CN - 31 - Shanghai
  • 2 weeks ago

Company Name: Adidas

Location: Shanghai, 31, CN

  1. General Purpose

As a Senior Designer User Interface at adidas you are responsible for creating high quality interface designs and for driving the continuous improvement of .com, APP, Tmall & WeChat experiences. You will work closely with Brand Design, Experience Design specialists and Product teams to drive a best-in-class user experience on web, tablet and mobile platforms.



  1. Key Responsibilities 

Scope: Accountable for a wide range of UI deliverables & services


  1. Interface Design
  • Lead the creation of user interfaces on all devices based on input from the Experience Design team and from the consumer.
  • Lead the design and implementation of new templates for sites in web and mobile.
  • Ensure that validated UI standards are documented using GDEG (Global Digital Experience Guidelines).
  • Ensure UI Designers work in close collaboration with Experience Designers in providing an outstanding experience for the consumer.
  1. Interface Implementation & Optimization
  • Lead the identification of design opportunities to improve usability and online.
  • Manage the user interface backlog for adidas ensuring that the UI standards are reflected in digital products.
  • Lead the testing and validation of UI designs prior to release, ensuring that UI and business requirements are met.
  1. UI Innovation
  • Extract design, digital and ecommerce trends. Qualify and apply findings to experience design concepts in order to maximize the value for the consumer and for the company.
  • Contribute to the Experience Design community, sharing knowledge and best practices.
  1. UI Consulting
  • Act as an ambassador for UI design and User Centric Thinking within the organization.
  • Consult major DBC stakeholders on UI topics. Define respective digital solutions.
  • Conduct UI reviews. Provide advice on UI and usability topics.
  • Provide hands-on UI support on concept direction considering overarching best practices.



  1.  „If required“ Responsibilities
  1. User Interface Development
  • Own the CSS stylesheet of .com to ensure style standards will be adhered to.
  • Lead the collaboration with UX and UI designers to visualize complex concepts in the form of working HTML prototypes for user testing or A/B testing purposes.
  • Contribute to the development of the UX/UI designers’ front-end skills.
  • Be the key contact for front-end design topics within large projects/ agile teams.
  1.  People Management
  • Create a supportive work environment in which employees are coached, trained and provided with career opportunities through development.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate team workload and organizational efficiency with the support of data and team feedback and make appropriate changes in order to meet business needs.
  • Provide team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs.



  1. Key Relationships:
  • China market team
  • DBC Experience Design team
  • DBC Ecosystem Design team
  • DBC Digital Creative Services team
  • Agile product teams
  • Brand Design teams



  1. Requirements
  1. Education & Experience
  • Degree with focus on Digital Design, IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 8+ years of experience working in a digital and/or eCommerce environment
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your attention to details
  • Experience in working with brands
  • Used to designing with style guides
  • 2+ years of experience in leading a team
  1. Soft-Skills
  • Very good communication skills, comfortable presenting complex topics to stakeholders at various organizational levels both in person and remotely
  • Ability sell your designs and explain your decisions
  • Consistency across designs while maintaining a creative approach
  • Creative and energetic team player who has a passion for user-centered design
  1. Hard-Skills
  • Expert knowledge of HTML & CSS across different browsers
  • In-depth understanding of the web environment, GUI (screen layouts and composition) and style guide applications
  • Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Fireworks
  • Fluent English both verbally and written