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Design Leader DECATHLON / Stand up paddle

Decathlon k

Hendaye, France

Apr 12
Job Description

Decathlon is looking for his/her future paddle sports design leader

The itiwit project was launched in 2015 with the ambition to make more accessible the paddle sports by making magical products: compact in order to be carried easily and it expand to live extra-ordinary stories on water.
Today, itiwit is made of two teams, 1 for kayak experiences and the other for SUP's in order to be as user centric as possible
The itiwit team is working as a start-up of 15 talents: product managers, engineers, designers, commercial director and buyer.
The SUP team is facing various fascinating challenges to make our growth more and more durable: environmental impact, quality, innovations and services.
Our product offering is made of various products like boards, paddles, pumps and various accessories.

You'll be based in Hendaye, next to the sea in order to experiment on water the future of our sports as much as possible.
You will work together with the welding process (also based in Hendaye) and with the Decathlon watersports teams in order to create the future of our experiences.


YOUR RESPONSABILITIES

You are to co-write and manage the paddle sports design strategy and artistic direction in collaboration with the 3 other designers of our team and with the Decathlon Global Design team.
You'll be in charge of the design (product and services) of one of our experiences.

You are to develop internal design talents, identify external one's in order to develop the complementarity of the Itiwit design skills.
You'll facilitate the links between the itiwit design team and the other designers of the Decathlon creative community.
You have artistic direction skills, you will work together with the commercial director on the communication strategy.


WHO ARE YOU

You're a watersport lover, whatever your level, you love our water playground!
You're curious, creative and you love thinking outside the box.
You love working in a team, you have unifying skills and you trusts in others
You love to imagine the future, you inspire others.
You already have successes in the design field
You are concerned by our environmental impact, as taking care of our playground is one of the main important topic of Itiwit
You have good abilities on CAD software, the 3D tools are essential in our design process
You master Adobe softwares, it is also essential in our design process
You have a global vision of design and you are aware of the consequences of your decisions in others.
You have at least a basic conversational level of French

YOU WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM ?
Please send us your motivation, resume and portfolio.


Location:
Hendaye, Watersport center, FRANCE
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Decathlon

OUR PURPOSE “TO BE USEFUL TO PEOPLE AND TO THEIR PLANET !”
At DECATHLON, we are accomplished sportsmen and women, and we love sport. We dream of sharing this enthusiasm with the largest possible number of people. Everything we do centres around the end user. Their satisfaction is our reason for being.

Our company mission is:
"to sustainably make the pleasure and benefits of sport accessible to the many".

SPORT FOR THE MANY !