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Adidas AG

Herzogenaurach - Germany
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At adidas, our love for sport drives who we are and what we do. But just as a ball is more than leather and thread, and a show more than padding and plastic, we are bigger than our products. We don't just work to create faster shoes and lighter fabrics. We strive to help athletes everywhere perform their best. We believe that it's hard work inventing the future of sport, and that's why we love it; that when you push your limits, you make it possible for others to push theirs.

We believe that through Sport, we have the power to change lives.

To change lives, we have to create direct relationships with consumers and the best way to accelerate building direct relationships is through Digital. 

Your Team

The Digital Creation program aims to digitize the entire product design and creation process in adidas by building/providing/integrating/connecting innovative 3D tools and solutions. By establishing an end-to-end design to production process based on 3D data, we will unleash new creative potential in product creation and, at the same time, streamline processes by enabling better communication and decision making.

Your Role

In your role participating in the 3D tool creation, you will work closely with our cooperate product research department and respective product owners. Your focus will be on delivering custom creation software along processes to enable new production technologies like adidas SWATCH (3D Design) or adidas Speed Engineering (custom modelling tools). You will use your broad domain knowledge in 3D Technology and simulation to steer the software development process. Your proven experience in software engineering will allow you to occasionally perform code reviews and discuss at eye-level with the software development team.

What we are looking for

  1. Master’s degree or equivalent in CGI and related 3D technologies with a focus on Software Engineering (in that order)
  2. Proficient spoken and written command of English
  3. At least 5-year experience in IT, engineering, or research
  4. 2 years of experience in relevant area
  5. You can read code in Java, Python, C++, etc.
  6. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as will need to engage with both internal and external stakeholders
  7. Problem solving skills and hands on attitude
  8. Proven experience in being the translating link between product owner and software development team

Key Responsibilities:

Business analysis

·       Investigates operational needs and problems, and opportunities, contributing to the recommendation of improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes and organization.

·       Assists in defining acceptance tests for these recommendations.

Requirements definition and management

·       Defines and manages scoping, requirements definition and prioritization activities for small-scale changes and assists with more complex change initiatives together with product owner

·       Follows agreed standards, applying appropriate techniques to elicit and document detailed requirements.

·       Prioritizes requirements and documents traceability to source.

·       Reviews requirements for errors and omissions.

·       Provides input to the requirements baseline.

·       Investigates, manages, and applies authorized requests for changes to base-lined requirements, in line with change management policy.

What we offer:


·       You will be part of a company where quality, innovation and continuous improvement are core principles of our culture.

·       You will be part of a highly engaged, multinational with international career opportunities

·       Individual development, training, and a tech community

·       Sport friendly environment, great work-life balance, and flexibility

·       Competitive salary, benefits, and valuable discounts on adidas & Reebok products 


To be the best sports company in the world, you need the best talents within your teams.
If you are looking for growing professionally within adidas, we are happy to receive your application.