In work and in life. On the field, the court or the ice. Nothing wins like a commitment to excellence, to your team and your goals. At DICK’S Sporting Goods, it’s this kind of thinking that inspires our mission to be the #1 choice for athletes and sports enthusiasts like you.
Under direction of the Design leadership, the Staff Designer will support all aspects of the product design process. During development of the assigned projects, they will grow all core design skills, learn and adhere to the timing and action calendar, gain an understanding of the steps needed for execution of the product from concept to post design finalization, and work with cross functional team members during all aspects of execution. Projects will be assigned by Design Management and the designer will adjust their priorities based on the needs of the business.
DESIGN: Learn and refine how to Design and Develop products defined by the project briefs within a FOB goal. In this execution of the process they will do research, generate concepts, validate products, review usage patterns and ergonomics, generate 3D data, define materials and process, explore aesthetics, select color, generate tech packs and supportive collateral information for product execution, and use DSG available metrics.
DRIVE INNVOATION: Learn how to push beyond the core product ask and Introduce innovation within various categories. Use available resources and tools to define product opportunities. Work with design management and product manager to justify the business case and size of the opportunity. Ground the concepts with trend, research, category history, and tangible data. These projects will fall within and outside the T&A calendar.
COLLABORATE: In conjunction with Design Management, work with cross functional teams to ensure designs are accurate and complete as defined by the project brief.Changes defined during the development process are updated and communicated on all appropriate channels.
DRIVE ADOPTION: Create and deliver effective, cohesive product presentations to maximize adoption with the merchants. This includes the uses and understanding of various tools available. (i.e. first insight, qualitative/quantitative research, trend analysis, and review of available metrics.)
TRACK PROJECTS: Project manage and track updates , for all assigned projects, during development and ensure all data and information is accurate on PLM. Then follow through to production.
WORK WITH EXTERNAL RESOURCES: In conjunction with Design Management, work with internal, external, and foreign resources to obtain the required deliverables as define by the timing and action calendar. If required communicate with the HKO office and directly with manufacturing vendors to maintain design and functional intent. Working with external resources for execution of design work will belimited at this level, but expected for prototype needs.
Technology, we use it in our lives every day. It’s part of who we are and how we communicate. Everyone knows the technology helps make our lives easier, but how is it making our lives happier? That’s where we come in. At DICK’S Sporting Goods, we are changing the way we think about develop and deliver technology to the world. And we’ve never been more excited. We are building balanced teams of designers, product managers and engineers in a challenging, supportive environment where the power of their opinion truly matters. We are pushing the boundaries of what we think we can achieve and then making it reality. There is nothing more fulfilling than seeing your passion and hard work making a difference in people’s lives every day. That’s why we are developing technology so you can spend less time on logistics and more time where it matters most. We take pride in seeing the positive impact our technology has on a daily basis for both our teammates and athletes. Because, at DICK’S Sporting Goods, we care about creating happy humans – inside and out.