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MARKETING

ART DIRECTOR

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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Your Mission

We are currently looking for an Art Director Marketing to work for the ICA, PUMA’s Internal Creative Agency, out of our HQ in Herzogenaurach. We are looking for someone who is focused on visual storytelling with a strong aesthetic sense for art direction, video, and digital content. The candidate should be culturally connected and passionate with a genuine knowledge and passion for arts/culture, streetwear/fashion. We are seeking someone who is innovative, collaborative, ambitious – someone who genuinely wants to design cool stuff for our brand:

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director, Content Creators and Business Units in the conception and development of of high production communications
  • Lead the ideation, concepting, design, visualization of creative marketing concepts
  • Work across all marketing channels to execute ideas that deliver on creative directions developed by ICA – PR, Social, Paid Media, Ecommerce
  • Be a leading voice in both ICA and cross-channel brainstorming sessions
  • Work with the Head of Brand Creative and senior management in the business units to develop briefs for campaigns and other communications initiatives
  • Lead creative productions by identifying, hiring and briefing external partners – photographers, illustrators, animators, producers, content creators
  • Work with internal producers to plan and execute photoshoots and other types of productions
  • Oversee the development of creative guidelines to aid in regional execution of global concepts, as well as the post-production asset selection and retouching process
  • Act as a senior leader within ICA, while mentoring junior members of the ICA team.

Your Talent

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience required
  • Culturally connected and passionate with a genuine knowledge and passion for arts/culture, sports, streetwear/fashion
  • Digitally focused, with versatile creative suite skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat on Mac ) to be able to create proof of concepts, moving imagery such as gifs and video content
  • Thorough understanding of creative process as well as interactive, digital design and video storytelling
  • Exceptional ability to see projects through all phases of implementation including concept ideation, design development, pre- and post- production
  • Exceptional presentation skills and proven ability to effectively work with senior management to brainstorm, design and strategize the fulfillment of marketing executions
  • Extensive experience directing and overseeing both studio and location photo shoots under aggressive, time-sensitive conditions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to function autonomously and in a cooperative, diverse group
  • Leadership capabilities, including ability to manage, motivate and mentor others within work group
  • Experience in the footwear, athletic/apparel industry a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and/or relevant field of education/study.

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

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.

PUMA Wellbeing at Herzo

Athlete

  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Massage/Physiotherapy
  • Soccer Field & Basketball Court

Social

  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Canteen

Flex

  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office

Finance

  • Bike leasing
  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plans

Herzogen­aurach

The PUMA corporate Headquarters are located in Herzogenaurach or Herzo, as we like to call our hometown, located in southern Germany close to Nuremberg.  Every day, more than 1000 colleagues walk through our doors, ready to push sport and fashion forward.  And if you’re lucky, you just might run into Usain Bolt or Antoine Griezmann walking down the hall.

Go big, go Herzo
Basketball court at the PUMA headquarters
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