29 Feb 2016


NIKE – Posted by KazPortland, Oregon, United States

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Project Design Engineer-NIKE

Job Description


Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game

Athletes constantly chase their potential. They seek information, motivation and the gear to give them an edge over the competition. The Nike Digital team enables NIKE, Inc.’s digital products and services that inspire athletes to do one more lap, one more crunch or one more marathon. The team fuels dynamic brand experiences, consumer interactions and Nike’s digital platforms, including nike.com and NIKEiD. They use world-class technology, decades of athlete insights, and skills such as consumer analytics, statistics, digital marketing, software development, social media engagement and more to deliver products and experiences to athletes around the world.



The NXT Digital Studio (NDS) provides a competitive advantage to our creation teams by fueling product innovation and craft. To accomplish this, we leverage the power of modern technologies, skillsets and services. We are seeking a Digital FW Engineer II who has a strong expertise in 2D and 3D design and engineering software, and an understanding of footwear product engineering is a benefit. As our Digital FW Engineer II, you’ll work with the footwear engineering team to identify new digital capabilities and to streamline product design, development and manufacturing. You’ll leverage your expertise of 2D and 3D software design tools to help engineer and manufacture great product. You will have a solid understanding of product engineering and manufacturing best practices. You also are familiar with advanced digital skills such as computational design and understand how to integrate them with footwear engineering best practices. In your portfolio of work, you should have clear examples of how you’ve worked on key product lines with complex engineering requirements. You’ll collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams and participate in the creation of best-in-class product.



– Work hands-on to digitally engineer products leveraging industry standard 2D and 3D software technologies.
– Research, prove the plausibility and build scalable solutions for new advanced design capabilities such as computational design.
– Multi-task and concurrently execute on several products.
– Partner on the product lifecycle process with the Design, Development and Engineering organizations.
– Collaborate with NXT (Nike Innovation) and Product Creation partners to drive towards process and technology change.
– Participate on multiple interdisciplinary project teams.
– Clearly communicate project status and manage priorities.
– Ensure all deliverables are of the highest quality.
– Work in an independent fashion, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate effectively in difficult situations.
– Excellent oral and written communication skills including meeting facilitation and making persuasive presentations.




– Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
– In lieu of degree, 8-10 years of work experience in a similar role.
– Several examples of successfully launched products that demonstrate complex product engineering solutions.
– At least 6+ years experience using 2D and 3D design software
– Prefer 3+ years experience in computational design or advanced CAD design
– Prefer 5+ years experience in footwear product development or engineering
– Demonstrated ability to solve complex products
– Ability to develop simple and elegant solutions to complex engineering problems
– Ability to collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary team; communicate and influence throughout organizations
– Must be organized, able to act independently, and able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment
– Can work with grace under pressure
– Expert skills with Rhino, Grasshopper and SolidWorks. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator) is a plus.



We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate you taking the time to apply online.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.


How to Apply

Nike, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) that strives to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability.


Job Categories: 2D CAD, 3D CAD, 3D Design & Architect, 3D Modeling, 3D Surfacing, Adobe Creative Suites, Brainstorming, Concept Development, Consumer Durables, Design, Design Engineer, Design Researcher, Detail Drafting, Digital Sculptor, Drafter, Engineering, Fashion Design, Footwear Design, Other, Rhino, Solid Modeling, Solidworks, and Solidworks Surfacing. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Adobe Creative Cloud, careers, design careers, design careers oregon, Design jobs, design jobs oregon, footwear design, Grasshopper, jobs, Rhino, and SolidWorks. Salary: DOE.

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