Digital Designer Brooks Sports, Inc.Amsterdam, North Holland, NL
Who We Are:
Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Connect with People, Innovate for our Customer, Compete as a Team, Build Trust, Have Fun & Bring Passion, and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks.
As a Digital Designer you'll set a new PB for the Brooks brand. You must be ready to drive any project that comes your way, from concept development to art direction and developing breakthrough design that inspires runners and the running community.
You are well versed in responsive web design within the confines of our CMS. You have solid experience in design orchestration, balancing brand, conceptual exploration, storytelling, and the craft of design to create an exceptional experience that achieves commercial results.
Your design range must have the elasticity to stretch across responsive web design, consumer communications and advertisements, UX design, online events, online video, digital, and social. You play an essential role in expressing the ethos of the Brooks brand, drawing on customer insight for inspiration and talent for execution.
To excel in this role, you’ll need to have a vision for what’s possible, a knack for getting others bought in, and the pragmatism to make it a reality.
Collaborate with eCommerce to provide a digital design perspective to the evolution of brooksrunning.eu with the goal of creating UX-driven responsive design to all elements of the website and related communications
Support the marketing team with digital and print designs and campaigns, and directing photographers, illustrator, and freelancer designers
Work with the local in-market teams and EMEA managers to localize campaigns and assets to each EMEA market to be relevant for local runners
Drive creative development from concept to design completion, including concepts, sample layouts, story boards, and art direction for illustration and photography.
Create the finished design assets for all elements of a campaign, this encompasses all digital elements.
Work on non-Digital Graphic Design requests when needed
Commit to making www.brooksrunning.eu the runner’s favorite online store and continually strive to improve shopping experience and our brand’s image
And last but not least: have fun, think strategically, wear many hats and cultivate optimism.
- Creative portfolio demonstrating best in class layout, typography, and conceptual design skills - Please add your online portfolio link at the top of your CV when applying.
- Expert knowledge in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop are unequivocally necessary
- Responsive design experience is unequivocally required
- +3 years experience as a web designer or equivalent.
- Experience with Sketch is strongly desirable
- Experience with designing within the confines of a web CMS is strongly desirable, Sitecore and Salesforce a strong plus
- Experience with creating animated banners is strongly desirable.
- Experience with Adobe After effects is a big plus
- Experience in the digital design space, especially within response web design, digital and email communications, and digital advertising
- Ability to work late afternoons, for close collaboration and alignment with our global team located in the US.
- Proficiency in English. Knowledge of additional European languages (German, French, Italian, Spanish, and/or Dutch) is considered a plus.
- A passion for the running enthusiast and active lifestyle
- Embraces and lives the Brooks values!
1-year contract, to begin with, but this is a long-term opportunity.
25 paid vacation days and 8 national holidays per year
Contribution to your pension.
Travel expenses reimbursement.
Health insurance contribution of 90%.
Bonus and merit potential.
Fantastic work location, as our offices are inside the Olympic Stadion!
Fun team activities, such as Bootcamp, Yoga, #RunHappy runs, along with gym discounts.
Discount on Brooks products.
By submitting this application, you expressly make the following representations and warranties and give your consents as described below:
Brooks Sports, Inc. collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Brooks Sports, Inc.'s recruitment related activities as well as for organizational planning purposes globally. Consequently, Brooks Sports, Inc. may use your personal data in relation to the evaluation and selection of applicants including for example setting up and conducting interviews and tests, evaluating and assessing the results thereto and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment processes including the final recruitment.
Brooks Sports, Inc. does not disclose your personal data to unauthorized third parties. However, as a global corporation consisting of multiple affiliated companies in various countries, Brooks Sports, Inc. has international sites and Brooks Sports, Inc. uses resources located throughout the world. Brooks Sports, Inc. may from time to time also use third parties to act on Brooks Sports, Inc.'s behalf. You agree to the fact that to the extent necessary your personal data may be transferred and/or disclosed to any company within Brooks Sports, Inc. group of companies as well as to third parties acting on Brooks Sports, Inc.'s behalf, including also transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided Brooks Sports, Inc. with your personal data. Such transfers may include for example transfers and/or disclosures outside the European Economic Area and in the United States of America.
At Brooks, we celebrate diversity & equity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply. Brooks is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, the presence of a sensory, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military status, marital status, pregnancy or child birth, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, political ideology, or any other non-merit based factors.