(AllHipHop News) Kanye West fans have been given the opportunity to work with the rapper on his new Adidas collection.
The “Stronger” hitmaker first joined forces with designers at the German sportswear company in 2014 and he has since released apparel and the in-demand Yeezy Boost high end sneakers for the label.
Last week, the two parties revealed plans to expand their partnership to include new apparel lines, shoes, and accessories for men and women as part of the adidas + Kanye West brand, and the rapper is now assembling a dedicated team based at the company’s Portland, Oregon headquarters.
Advertisements for 17 new positions have been posted online, giving aspiring designers and other professionals the chance to work with Kanye on his new project. Among the jobs available include posts for Senior Designer Footwear and Senior Manager Public Relations, reports HypeBeast.com.
In a statement announcing the expansion news last week, Kanye said, “These past two years adidas and Yeezy have given a glimpse into our future. This partnership illustrates that anyone with a dream can dream without limitations.”
Outlining his hopes for the collection, the rapper-turned-designer admitted he wanted to see his products worn by top athletes.
Kanye’s designs have been a source of controversy, but the Hip-Hop star previously insisted his vision is supported by other fashion icons, including designer Alexander Wang and Givenchy’s menswear guru Riccardo Tisci.
“They support me one hundred per cent,” he said last year. “They sent flowers, emails, and just love. They know I’m in that design office. They know I’m there giving an opinion. They know the concept of celebrity designer is so far out the window…”