ABOUT THE ROLE:

Peloton is seeking a Senior Footwear Designer to help envision and bring to life footwear designs for new categories of sport footwear. This will be a hands-on design role, focused on growing and evolving our footwear design capabilities.

You will work together within a highly cross-functional team to envision, concept, design, and develop footwear that will delight our members and enhance their Peloton experience. As the team is growing and highly dynamic, you will play a key role in ensuring design robustness, brand unity, manufacturability, time to market, and cost goals are all met.  Additionally, there will be opportunities for interaction at all levels of the company.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Design sport footwear models, from initial concept to detailed presentation-level illustrations to technical development and factory handoffs
  • Work with design management to envision and drive the short and long-term footwear design direction rooted in brand vision, member insights, market trends to ensure product design consistency.
  • Partner with user research to unpack member observations, relevant trends, market snapshots and translate into on-brand footwear designs
  • Work cross-functionally with adjacent design, product and development teams to ensure design success, including development, product management, and operations.
  • Work closely with a global network of suppliers and factory partners throughout development phases to ensure quality and performance.
  • Inspire and partner with adjacent teams to pursue forward-thinking ideas that are innovative and original in the market.
  • Tap into your strong verbal and visual presentation skills -- you will present category concepts and strategies with clarity and expertise.
  • Create professional level presentations of ideas; from concept sketch to detailed renderings to digital presentations
  • Participate in efficient processes and communication between external and internal teams

 

THESE MAY DESCRIBE YOU:

  • 7+ years of sport footwear design or equivalent experience
  • Bachelors in Industrial Design, or equivalent 4-year degree
  • Footwear-specific experience in shepherding products through the entire design process from user research to concept to prototype to production.
  • High level awareness of design, material and product trends, footwear market landscape
  • Experience and knowledge of sport footwear manufacturing methods
  • Great attention to technical details.
  • Strong verbal and visual communication skills
  • Ability to articulate and champion solutions as well as being able to present to executive level teams.
  • High motivation to share, learn, and contribute to both product and process development
  • Spoken and written English.
  • Ability to multitask and manage your time wisely.
  • Positive, proactive attitude and high energy!


 

WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH:

  • You will report directly to the Principal of Footwear Design
  • You will work cross functionally with many teams including Hardware Design, CMF, Program Management, Product Management, Operations, Quality, Sourcing, and Product Development.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Industrial Design and CMF
  • Product Management
  • Mechanical Engineering and Product Development
  • External contractors, factory partners and suppliers

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in industrial design OR relevant design curriculum, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 7+ years practical experience in industrial design-centric settings, emphasis on footwear
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Strong hand-sketching skills
  • Bonus: 3D skills (Solidworks, Rhino, Keyshot)

 

ABOUT PELOTON:

Peloton uses technology + design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. We have reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform. Seamlessly combining hardware, software, and streaming technology, we create digital fitness and wellness content and products that Members love. In 2020 Peloton committed to becoming an antiracist organization with the launch of the Peloton Pledge. Learn more, here.

“Together We Go Far” means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. In order to be the best version of Peloton, we are deeply committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where all of our team members can be the best version of themselves. This work has no endpoint; it is the constant work of running an organization that strives to reach its full potential. As a first step in our commitment, we announced the Peloton Pledge to invest $100 million over the next four years to fight racial injustice and inequity in our world, and to promote health and wellbeing for all, from the inside out.

Peloton is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request any accommodations from application through to interview, please email:  applicantaccommodations@onepeloton.com

 

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