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APPRENTICES

APPRENTICE, DESIGN , COLOR AND MATERIALS, RUN TRAIN FOOTWEAR

Somerville, Massachusetts, United States of America

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 and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

  • Work closely with Designer 2 to create seasonal storytelling packs by identifying relevant trends specific for PUMA North America market in color, material, graphics, and finish to incorporate within our seasonal themes.
  • Create color and material narratives that aligns with the creative direction, regional feedback and execute to the highest level of quality.
  • Responsible for creating color and material stories to fulfill and surpass design brief expectations. Providing storyboards, material layouts, color blocking concepts, color CADs and material maps, while maintaining a high level of accuracy.  
  • Keyshot color and material rendering.
  • Assist with story packs and coloring inline footwear on a seasonal basis.
  • Work closely with design and development to develop unique approaches to material, color and finishes specific to RT BU. Have a keen understanding of how materials will finish and execute in color.
  • Work closely with our PLM team to ensure the creation of regional and account specific product that meets commercial needs, while bringing a fresh perspective to the brand.
  • Create seasonal interest graphic, material, and process concepts for development.    
  • Create/update line art and footwear graphics.
  • Organize footwear material swatch, books and boards.
  • Provide seasonal market research and trend analysis.
  • Prepare design review presentations.
  • Maintain design data base (Creative Share)

Your Talent

  • Minimum 4-year College/University degree in Color/Material/Graphic Design or related field.
  • 5 Days per week and/or minimum 32-38 hours per week for a 6-month commitment. In office, not remote.
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop), Keyshot, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong drawing, rendering, and presentation skills.
  • A strong eye for detail and refinement.
  • Excellent organizational skills couple with a pro-active, team-based personality.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects at various stages at the same time.
  • Show self-motivation, maturity, drive and the desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • Ability to take direction and be proactive in assisting team members.
  • Show effective project time management.
  • Adhere to corporate policies and procedures.
  • Acquire and share knowledge/skills

PUMA supports over 16,100 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

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

PUMA Wellbeing at Boston

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  • Free Gym

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  • Company parties

  • Social Areas

  • Coffee bar

  • Lunch room







Flex



  • Parent Child Office

  • Parental Leave Policy

  • Summer Fridays







Finance



  • Employee & parking discount

  • Public transportation

  • Medical & Life insurance

  • 401K Match Program







Boston MA

The large running presence in Boston drives our passion to be to the Fastest Sports Brand in the World.

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