Gabriel Yap

Design

Apparel Designer 1, Sportstyle

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

  • Design apparel for the Boston-based Creation Center, based upon directives from product management and merchandising, in order to meet the needs of the North American and Latin American markets
  •  Create and execute product that is brand-appropriate and meets the needed cost and margin requirements.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of detail sheets, CADS, and tech packages based on design time and action calendar.
  • Partner with graphic design team to establish seasonal concepts and graphic direction for each range.
  • Conduct regular store visits to key accounts and competition to ensure thorough knowledge of the marketplace.
  • Build presentations and present designs to internal teams
  • Collaborate with garment developers and technical designers to ensure fit and styling and participate in all fit and review sessions.

Your Talent

  • College degree preferred with a design concentration.
  • 1-2 years of related experience.
  • Advanced skill level in Illustrator.
  • Strong graphic driven design sensibility.
  • Skilled at utilizing product data-base development tool (PRM/PDM).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated and highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects at various stages at the same time.
  • Knowledge of apparel market, color and trends.      
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to travel internationally.   Travel is approximately 10%.

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.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com