I got this one off the SIGCHI Job Posting list.
It is not often that an Interaction Design title pops up and is so
clearly more than just a web design/software design role.
Shoot! I wish I could apply!
Please no discussion about the politics of Nike ... Thank you!
From: ACM SIGCHI Job Postings in HCI (Mailing List)
[mailto:CHI-JOBS at ACM.ORG] On Behalf Of Olivia, Lisa
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 2:56 PM
To: CHI-JOBS at ACM.ORG
Subject: Interaction Design Director position at Nike
Interaction Design Director
Location: Nike's World Headquarters in Portland, Oregon
Lead and direct the usability of Nike's digital products and services to
achieve business objectives and product/service excellence.
Direct and Coordinate:
Drive Nike's internal and external partners to implement interaction
solutions for product, desktop, and web related applications. Create
all specifications necessary to fully communicate design intent of
software to engineering teams for implementation.
Acts as the user experience design conscience for Nike's technology
business. Responsible for the usability of our digital products,
software and services. Create the vision and communicate vision to
internal and external partners.
Innovate and create:
Deliver innovative User Interface's to foster growth for the business.
Drive an inline and advanced design effort to seek out new ideas,
technologies. Work to cultivate new concepts and implement them.
Looks for ways to meet current and future business goals. Work across
all groups to help evangelize holistic initiatives (footwear, apparel,
equipment, and dotcom).
Prepare short and long term presentations to clearly communicate our
Team Building: Build a world-class interaction team to meet the needs
of the business. Provide day-to-day management and mentoring for the
team. Constantly evaluates team structure and optimizes for efficiency.
Provide performance appraisals, salary administration, resolving
employee issues and other human resource decisions.
Use strong presentation skills to influence internal and external teams.
Create interactive demo's to clearly communicate concepts,
specifications, and strategies.
Bachelor's degree in Design related field (ideally Industrial Design).
Master's Degree in Interaction Design preferred.
10+ years of Design/Commercialization experience at the senior creative
10+ level. 5+ years of professional interaction design experience. Prior
10+ experience leading or managing a creative team required.
Desktop, product and web interface creation is required.
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia
Fireworks, Macromedia Flash, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
and Visio) and Lotus Notes
*Experience designing website and application interfaces
*Knowledge of interactive development tools
*HTML knowledge preferred
*General knowledge of programming and database concepts and options
Prior management and/or creative team lead experience
Nike offers a beautiful corporate campus, incredible resources and a
generous benefits package with a stock purchase plan and a 401(k)
retirement plan. Not to mention the casual work environment, on-site
sports complex, childcare and a host of other perks we don't have room
to mention here.
If interested, please reference the position title in the subject line
and email your resume to designjobs at nike.com. If possible, please also
email a few samples of your best design work or a link to the url of
your online portfolio.