Senior Innovation Manager, Nike Digital Innovation

ABOUT YOU

You're passionate about creating the future, by constantly seeking unique solutions, and driving to deliver meaningful innovations at the intersection of the digital and physical worlds.

You're a skilled creator and producer, adept at rallying teams around an idea, and driving it to reality-comfortable digging in and getting your hands dirty.

Your drive, rigor and curiosity enable you to seek out, identify and solve problems before they even arise.

ABOUT US

Nike Digital Innovation operates across organizational lines to deliver entirely new concepts that surprise and delight our consumers, to drive our business. This multidisciplinary team spans from consumer experience design, to enhancing physical product and is responsible for igniting major consumer innovations, from creating an entirely new market with the Nike+ Fuelband, to frictionless shopping with the Nike+ app, to redefining the connected running experience with AppleWatch Nike+.

By relentlessly pioneering new ways to connect with our consumers, we strive to embody and continuously redefine Nike's original mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world.

(
If you have a body, you are an athlete.)

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Explore, Define and Deliver premium, intuitive product and experience platforms that push new levels of consumer connection to better serve athletes*.

EXPLORE:

  • Seek to understand unmet consumer needs, and participate with team in ideation and exploration.
  • Lead consumer engagements, market research & rapid concept testing
  • Develop and maintain a network of partners, vendors, and consultants to ensure global-thinking and best-in-class capabilities.

DEFINE:
  • Break down concepts into smaller elements to enable rapid evaluation, testing and feasibility in parallel.
  • Ensure technical clarity to enable teams deliver against the vision and program goals.
  • Work closely with, and coordinate across design, hardware and software engineering teams to help bring new experiences and platforms to life.
  • Ensure clear and concise articulation of initiative goals, and key milestones.

DELIVER:
  • Detailed product/service definition and requirements
  • Ensure team delivers against program goals
  • Define priorities for internal, external, agency and/or partner team members
  • Overcome obstacles tactfully to deliver amazing experiences.

Qualifications
  • 5+ years relevant experience in creation of digital/technology products or experiences that have been released to market.
  • Experience with creating/delivering a first-generation product or experience.
  • Track record of being a high-performing part of a team.
  • Proven experience creating and/or managing digital products requiring alignment across multiple teams and stakeholders
  • High attention to detail including proven ability to document requirements and to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, the business, and the competitive landscape
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help the team win
  • Passion for sports and technology
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • 5+ years relevant experience in creation of digital/technology products or experiences that have been released to market.
  • Experience with creating/delivering a first-generation product or experience.
  • Track record of being a high-performing part of a team.
  • Proven experience creating and/or managing digital products requiring alignment across multiple teams and stakeholders
  • High attention to detail including proven ability to document requirements and to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, the business, and the competitive landscape
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help the team win
  • Passion for sports and technology
  • Obsessive attention to detail


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