If you grew up a sneaker fan, then working with sneakers was probably one of your dreams jobs, and today there are more opportunities to pursue a career in the industry than ever before. The latest opportunity comes from adidas directly, and is a call to all those who count designing sneakers or apparel as one of their passions. If that sounds like you, adidas wants you to apply for the upcoming 24-month long Design Academy.

This program is offered in multiple locations, and allows applicants to chose the area of focus that they want to apply for. Whether its sneakers or apparel, adidas is looking for the artists who want to help shape the future of sports and fashion. During your time at the academy, you'll rotate assignments every 5-6 months, and even travel abroad for a period of time. This is the opportunity of a lifetime for designers looking to break into the sneaker and sports' industry, so make sure to get your application in before the deadline later this week.

Learn more about the adidas Design Academy here.