Gabriel Yap

Design

Designer Sportstyle Footwear Activations

Herzogenaurach, Germany

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Your Mission

  • Lead in creation and execution of innovative footwear designs.
  • Collaborate with external partners (artists, brands, influencers, musicians, etc…) to create product/color/material stories on PUMA footwear.
  • Research and create mood boards to influence and communicate the direction for the seasonal activations collection.
  • Produce accurate and detailed color and material specs to factory standards
  • Delivery of projects in line with PUMA development calendar
  • Travel to partner creative meetings and to factories.
  • Enter and update design information in data systems.
  • Work closely with commercial teams (Product Line Management) and development teams to meet joint goals.

Your Talent

  • All genders are welcome to apply
  • University degree in Design and/or relevant field of study
  • At least 3 years working experience of designing for one or more leading footwear/lifestyle/sports brand, ideally in the fashion or sports industry
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong portfolio of footwear design
  • Extensive knowledge of fashion
  • Strong background in international retail, consumer trend, and product line dynamics
  • Experience in international product development and manufacturing processes
  • Exceptional and refined level of form, color and material understanding
  • Proficiency in Illustrator & Photoshop.

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.