Senior Product Line Managerin Accessories Lisa

Future Champions

Footwear Design Apprentice, Running-Training

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

Working closely with the Sr. Designer and Design Team, Running-Training Footwear, you will support and conceptualize new footwear design or concepts that address the performance consumer, retailer, and company needs on a seasonal timeline. Tasks include:

  • Opportunity to conceptualize new footwear designs.
  • Provide market research and design trend analysis.
  • Prepare design review presentations.
  • Execute footwear design detailing and technical packages.
  • Design and specify trend relevant color and material options.
  • Refine and finish footwear designs through multiple prototyping process.
  • Assist with Color CAD’s and cross seasonal Color CAD edits and revisions.
  • Manage and update design data base and systems preparation for visual line plans.

Your Talent

  • Prepare original designs and execute to the highest level of quality with direct supervision.
  • Ability to work independently, once project scope is defined.
  • Show effective project time management.
  • Adhere to corporate policies and procedures.
  • Acquire and share knowledge/skills.
  • Understand design quality and project efficiency.
  • Understand footwear manufacturing materials and processes.
  • Computer skills (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Demonstrate a high level of understanding in consumer trends, retail/market/product line dynamics and how the products you design affect those environments.
  • Show self-motivation, maturity, drive and the desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • 4-year College/University from an Industrial Design or related field. 
  • Minimum 4 Days per week and/or minimum 24-32 hours per week
  • Strong drawing, rendering and presentation skills.
  • Refined design conceptualization and communication skills.
  • Competency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Duration/Commitment of Internship beginning, September 9thuntil December 13th.

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.

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