Mar 17, 2019

Director Of Digital Portfolio

  • Nike
  • Portland, OR, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

Job Description

Overview NIKE Digital is taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it. At NIKE Digital, we embrace open source, contributing to the community by building - and sharing - digital solutions that work on a global scale. We invest in cutting-edge technologies and work with a network of open source libraries and tools, like React.js, Node.js and GraphQL. These investments and tools help us advance web and native UI development, evolve our data science and eCommerce capabilities, refine our DevOps and retool our services infrastructure.

We're passionate about NIKE and all the swoosh represents: limitless drive, innovation, creativity and possibilities for collaboration. We focus relentlessly on talent and are always looking for ways to encourage growth. We are inspired by the NIKE legends who built an empire rethinking product and service, and we seek to bring that level of innovation to our technologies. Our vision is to build and deliver extraordinary NIKE platforms, services and products directly to athletes* around the world.

*If you have a body, you're an athlete.
  • Full Time
  • Level: Corporate
  • Travel: Minimal

Success Profile At Nike Digital, we're revolutionizing fitness and sport. We're creating personalized digital experiences that inspire athletes to move faster, push harder and acheive their personal best. As a team, we're motivated by Nike's proud legacy of always being first. Join our world-class technologists in finding innovative ways to engage consumers and strengthen their connection to our products, services and brand. The work you do today will help modernize the workplace and prove essential to Nike's future success and growth.
  • Results-driven
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Digitally Savvy
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Competitive
  • Imaginative
  • Collaborative
  • inventive
  • socially conscious
  • team player
  • multi-tasker
  • Entrepreneurial
  • problem-solver

Nike gives me the freedom to create, to innovate, to fail. Our team is encouraged to experiment and take risks, a process out of which our digital future grows. Chris Peddecord Front End Engineer, Nike Digital

Nike is one of the biggest and most prestigious brands. Making live up to that prestige and work at a global scale, is the kind of challenge that brings me back to work, day-after-day. Ryan Miller Technical Architect

  • Healthcare
  • Tuition Reimbursment
  • Paid Time Off/Summer Fridays
  • Family Support
  • Relocation Reimbursement
  • Amenities
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Company Wide Volunteering


As the Portfolio Director, your mission will be to plan, organize and prioritize consumer experiences and initiatives in the portfolio. You will work with a diverse team of technical, business and operations partners to achieve impactful and sustainable results. You will ensure that projects are appropriately prioritized, communicated, resourced/financed and agreed upon with key stakeholders. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring that these projects deliver the intended value to our consumers and business stakeholders.

Organizationally, this position is part of the Agile Program Team in the Nike Digital organization. The Nike Digital mission is to bring our technology and process expertise to create world-class digital experiences that delight our customers and keep us in front as a leader in online retailing. We redefine the word "dynamic" on a daily basis.

The role will require a self-starter, flexible thinker and outstanding communicator who is comfortable working across diverse teams and influencing different personalities and perspectives. These skills will be required to not only work across Nike Digital's teams but also across Nike's global organization.

Key Responsibilities
Utilize and refine processes and tools to support the intake, prioritization, status reporting and communication of the portfolio of projects
Align portfolio with business strategies and budgets by coordinating and managing the business cases of the portfolio
Establish and maintain cross functional and global coordination
Work with the Nike Digital enterprise leadership to intake and prioritize mid-year roadmap requests including estimating level of effort, impacts of the change and communication to enterprise leadership
Partner with the product organization to modify impacted roadmaps
Maintain the portfolio budget and roadmaps
Key driver of the annual financial planning process for the portfolio
Helps develop project objectives and project scope of new projects
Ensure proper staffing for all projects within the program
Chairs weekly portfolio meeting and represents the portfolio at the weekly enterprise portfolio meeting


Organize and manage key portfolio responsibilities (see above) and work with Nike Digital Leadership teams to drive an integrated roadmap
Lead quantitative and qualitative analytic work that unlocks business insights and drives sound decision-making on key business issues
Collaborate with key partners in a matrixed environment to deliver best-in-class business solutions
Manage a large financial budget and resource model in the annual budgeting cycle and throughout the year
Clear and routine communication with senior executives on status, risks, process improvements, and overall product strategy
Assist in the development and communication of strategic plans, scorecards and business solutions through high-impact, executive level presentations
Communication: Develop communication plan and materials for specific initiatives to generate momentum and raise awareness; Compose and distribute timely communication.

Typically requires a Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 6 to 8 years directly relevant work experience
Bachelor's degree required
4+ years total experience in Management, Project or Program Management, Corporate Strategic Planning, Data Science, Communications or Transition Management or a related field
Proven ability to support and coordinate the activities of cross-functional teams
Demonstrated ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative research and analysis to drive recommendations
Logical problem structuring and strategic problem solving skills
Superior writing, communication, presentation skills, interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally with senior management, business and technical audiences
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, with advanced Mac Keynote/ PowerPoint and Excel skills
Technical proficiencies with program/project management and/or engagement with mobile and web experiences highly preferred
Ability to deal with ambiguity and working in a dynamic, results-oriented environment
Ability to pass a background check

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