Gabriel Yap


(Sr.) Designer Motorsport Apparel

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

  • Contribute to the formulation of the annual product design plan for the product category and introduce and execute innovative design ideas, in order to achieve business targets and product category objectives
  • Lead in execution of the product design brief as line plan provided from the Product Line Management side and achieving set goals with the direction of the Teamhead/Creative Director
  • Independently integrate product and technical developments into product design
  • Contribute to the quality of products' design content in order to reinforce and strengthen the brand position and generate consumer demand
  • Under the direction of the Teamhead/Creative Director, collect market intelligence, providing all involved with accurate and up-to-date information on design trends and developments and utilizes them effectively
  • Build close relationship with the Product Line Management / Development Team for good teamwork and communication
  • Launch innovative product design ideas in line with specific product strategies
  • Meet functionality requirements and innovate in order to gain competitive advantage
  • Delivery of projects in line with Puma development calendar
  • Travel to factories to finalize prototypes
  • Research markets for trends and inspiration
  • Enter and update design information in data systems.

Your Talent

  • All genders are welcome to apply
  • Bachelor/Master degree in Design, Fashion Design or similar education
  • At least 3-5 years work experience as Designer in the Fashion industry
  • Strong product knowledge in the apparel area and passion for the product
  • Trend oriented as well as distinctive interest to work with the product management on a global basis
  • Strong understanding of the go-to-market process from design ideas to completing tech packs etc.
  • Excellent feeling for colours, creativity and organisation ability
  • High motivation to contribute own tasks in a very responsible way
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Very good English skills are a must (written and spoken)
  • Good MS Office skills (Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Teamplayer mentality.

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.