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Nike Jordan Art Direction Studio Operations Manager in Beaverton, Oregon


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Sales, Fashion, Marketing, Design or a related field

  • 2 years of additional experience in lieu of a degree

  • 5+ years’ experience in brand or design operations or related field

  • Deep understanding and expertise in creative production and project management, photo and video production

  • Excellent and diplomatic communication skills

  • Experience managing budgets

  • Ability to lead teams looking after multiple unrelated workstreams simultaneously

  • Ability to both consult on and facilitate projects and programs

  • Ability to adeptly tackle complex organizational problems with a solutions oriented mindset

  • Travel 10% of the time


We are looking for our Jordan Art Direction Studio Operations Manager who will be strategic, motivated, positive team leader and partner to their studio Design leaders. They ensure the Art Direction Studio runs effectively and efficiently. This person will drive, implement and run the Art Direction Design Studio process, solves problems and prioritizes among multiple and oftentimes competing priorities. They drive operational excellence intake and resourcing strategies to enable creative breathing space for design.


You'll be a strategic partner to the Design Director, having end-to-end transparency to all projects in the Art Direction Studio. We ensure the team stays on-track to meet deadlines while setting clear expectations between Marketing cross-functional teams and project stake-holders.

You will be responsible for high level communication, both internally and externally, ranging from contractors to senior management including meeting facilitation and presentations.

You will own and drive critical timelines on projects and balance workload for designers in partnership with project managers and/or producers. You will manage annual and seasonal budgets. You will help to drive clarity around the brief and briefing process and partner with the Design Director to determine studio priorities.

You'll lead onboarding of internal full time and temporary ETW resources. Manage external agency resources; negotiating rates, creating contracts, managing invoices and workback schedules. Along with planning offsite, inspiration and team building opportunities


You'll work in Art Direction – one of three studios making up Global Brand Creative - alongside 365 Creative Studio and Brand Narrative Studio reporting to the Brand Creative Operations Director. In addition, we partner closely with Global Marketing functions including Consumer Direct Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Sports Marketing, Brand Communications and Design, Legal Business Affairs, Finance.

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, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.