Graphic Designer II, Catalyst at Nike, Inc. (Portland, OR)

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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, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE, Inc. designs the future. At NIKE, Inc. designers chase their curiosities and build what's next, shaping the culture and advancing human potential. The Design teams include artists, inventors and specialists, all with different focuses, including color and material experts, and apparel, footwear and graphic designers. Nike designers look to the future, aggressively pursuing materials, ideas and forms that further elevate the athlete experience, raise the bar for modern style and reduce environmental impact.


We're looking for a Graphic Designer II to support our innovative and creatively progressive Catalyst Apparel group. Catalyst works on highly visible product across sport, design and culture, crafting innovative apparel for the modern athlete*.

This role requires an amplified level of passion, creativity, versatility and focus to contribute to graphic direction and strategy throughout the product creation process.


From concepting and building narrative, to working with development to finalize production details; and talking with athletes* to choosing trim and print applications, this person will be challenged by a wide range of responsibilities and experiences. They'll use their skills to contribute to the graphic direction for Catalyst Apparel, working through the lens of business and consumer insights. Accountabilities include: Influencing cross-functional teams, contributing to the creative vision of Catalyst apparel, cascading critical information, and communicating graphic concepts and seasonal initiatives to internal and external audiences etc.


You will be helping to drive graphic strategy and vision while working with multiple teams of designers, developers, and product managers to deliver creative concepts that are in line with the Nike Design Ethos. This opportunity will require tight-knit collaboration to meet deadlines, stay within budgets, ensure feasibility of designs, all while communicating the creative story behind your work to internal partners.

  • Bachelors Degree in Design, Art or a related field, or relevant combination of education and experience and training.
  • 5+ years of graphic design experience in an agency, in-house setting, or closely related role in product creation.
  • Passion and understanding of current and emerging design trends, as well as visual culture.
  • Ability to translate insights into authentic narratives and visual storytelling.
  • Ability to adapt to change and balance multiple, contending priorities.
  • Professional visual and verbal communication skills, and the ability to effectively present design intent to internal and external audiences.
  • Passion for design craft, innovation, graphic applications, prints, processes and tools.
  • Knowledge of apparel product creation.
  • Proficient in Adobe CC and comfortable working within new digital spaces.
  • Ability to embrace diverse points of view while encouraging an environment of inclusivity.

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.

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, veteran status, or disability.
More Information on Nike, Inc.
Nike, Inc. operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR, New York, NY, Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA. Nike, Inc. was founded in 1972. It has 73000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with Nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees and Daily sync. To see all 60 open jobs at Nike, Inc., click here.
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