Adidas aims to change lives through sports, whatever your game of choice might be. This sportswear giant looks for three core attributes in its employees: confidence, collaboration, and creativity—so a winning attitude and mindset is a must for candidates.

Company Stats


Employer Type




10,001+ Employees


Major Departments

Accounting & Finance


Major Brands

Athletic Wear • Footwear


Salary Range


About the Company

Adidas is one of the most iconic sporting goods brands in the world. Its signature moniker, Adidas, is a household name. It’s often defined as an acronym for the phrase “all day I dream about sports.” While many Adidas customers might find this fact quite applicable to their lives, Adidas is actually short for Adi Dassler, founder and mastermind behind Adidas. On August 18, 1949, Dassler founded Adi Dassler adidas Sportschuhfabrik in the small town of Herzogenaurach, Germany with just 47 employees. Dassler set out to create a new and improved sporting shoe for high-level athletes. The signature three stripes decorated the soon-to-be-iconic shoe and within the next decade, Adidas shoes took off. In 1954, Adidas provided shoes with screw-in studs to the German national football team, leading them to win the 1954 World Cup final against Hungary. The sh...

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