Kellogg Associate Director, Design Innovation in CHICAGO, Illinois

How would you like to be responsible for developing new brands and innovations that get to market and are used by millions of people in their everyday lives? Are you looking to use your creativity and innovation to play a key role in advancing brilliant ideas? The passion and dedication our people put into our products are one of the many things that makes Kellogg’s Gr-e-eat! We invite you to come flourish with us.


  • Creation - You’ll be responsible for determining the best approach to develop exceptional design solutions that balance consumer needs with technical constraints and manufacturing processes. This will include determining how to build a team, utilizing both internal and external resources

  • Leverage Your Design Capabilities – You will use your understanding of end user and human factors to: create blue-sky concepts, challenge paradigms and drive for excellence in form, architecture, pack shape, color, material and finish

  • Leadership – You will need to rely on strong leadership skills to manage multiple initiatives and complexity. You will need to have the ability to articulate the process, objectives and strategy, and present ideas and concepts to influence others



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design or a similar discipline

  • Extensive years of related industry experience

  • Understanding of relevant CAD systems (e.g. Alias, Rhino, Solid Works, or Freeform) or rendering software (e.g. KeyShot or Move)

  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

  • A portfolio that includes examples of creative excellence, Design process and approach

Bonus Points:

  • People management experience of creative teams

  • Enabling and fostering brilliant design throughout the end to end process

  • Exceptional collaboration/interdependence skills

  • Experience with animation tools (Flash, Premiere, Maya, etc.)

  • Ability to engage and influence across all partners

  • Superior time and project management skills


The individual in this role will be based in Chicago, with frequent visits to the Battle Creek office


It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

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The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at for English or this Link at for Spanish.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Associate Director, Design Innovation

Location: USA-IL-Chicago

Requisition ID: MAR001706

Job Function: Marketing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Ongoing

Relocation Assistance: Yes