Gabriel Yap


Lead Creative Teamsport Marketing

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 creative marketing campaign development for Business Unit Teamsport (Football)
  • Develop small and big scale design concepts and shape key stories for campaigns
  • Lead creative development for product as well as athlete focused commercial assets
  • Work closely with Creative Director Brand Marketing on conceptual and artistic decisions
  • Oversee multiple creative projects across different channels (print, video, in-store, e-commerce, etc.) in collaboration with a team of designers, copy writers, producers and creative planners
  • Act as quality control by reviewing and approving final creative assets and campaigns before distribution
  • Lead and direct photo and video shoots with top level athletes, in collaboration with the creative planners and producers
  • Lead, mentor and develop a team of two Graphic Designers and a Copywriter.

Your Talent

  • All genders are welome to apply
  • University degree in Art, Graphic Design and/or relevant field of study
  • 7+ years of experience in an agency or in-house creative team, demonstrating both creative storytelling and leadership roles
  • 3-5 years experience in leading an in house- creative team preferred
  • Understanding of all phases of implementation including: concept ideation; design development; and resource allocation/management
  • Fluent in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Quark on the Macintosh platform
  • Strong experience in managing complex projects across different channels and in a collaborative and international environment
  • Exceptional presentation skills and proven ability to effectively liaise with senior management to brainstorm design and strategize the fulfillment of marketing executions
  • Proven leadership capabilities, including ability to motivate and mentor others within work group
  • Experience in the fashion, athletic/apparel industry a plus
  • Up to 30% international and domestic travel required.

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.