The company was founded on a product that differentiated Under Armour from the rest of the performance brands. As a part of the product team, we have the ability to solve athlete needs and help make all athletes better through innovation and design. Through the product engine, it is our job to help drive the athlete forward and create a unique aesthetic that is identifiably Under Armour.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES :
•Create strategic vision and plan for the category
•Accountability and responsibility for building the basketball apparel Product Range
•Manage full Product Life Cycle – from Seasonal Line Planning, through Design and Development process, to Production and Delivery
•Know the competitive landscape and elevate UA position in the marketplace.
•Sharpens and sustains a deep understanding of the athlete, integrating insights to anticipate and solve problems with world class product execution. Be the expert on the consumer.
•Provide insight, influence and leadership to define market requirements (features and functions)
•Define product marketing requirements and manage the development process by translating user testing, sales and customer support feedback into feature/function requirements
•Partners with Innovation to develop technology platform and drives integration into the product line
•Work closely with sports marketing and team sales to align product and consumer needs
•Drive Data Integrity for Armoury/Centric and all other systems to ensure data is accurate and up-to-date
•Manage connectivity with basketball footwear aligning and owning key checkpoints from brief to launch.
•Product management experience
•Strong presentation skills
•Ability to multi-task across categories and functions
•Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
•Understanding of data systems and programs, including but not limited to; Excel, PowerPoint/Keynote, Centric
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
•5 years of related work experience