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ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR TEAMSPORT

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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

  • Lead the conceptual development of creative marketing campaigns for the Business Unit Teamsport (Football/Soccer)
  • Own and lead the development and implementation of seasonal Teamsport creative  vision for the season incl. the onboarding of external partners & agencies and giving feedback to internal and external designers
  • Creatively lead the whole process from pre - to post-  campaign production in collaboration with other team members or external agencies
  • Work cross-functionally between the Central Marketing Organization, the Teamsport Business Unit and the regional teams to ensure on-brand business driving solutions
  • Work across all marketing channels to execute ideas that deliver on creative directions developed by Creative Services  – PR, Social, Paid Media, Commercial Marketing, Ecommerce
  • Lead creative productions by identifying, hiring and briefing external partners – photographers, illustrators, animators, producers, content creators
  • Lead the development of creative guidelines to aid in regional execution of global concepts, as well as the post-production asset selection and retouching process
  • Experience in leading teams and a passion for management & mentoring. Encourage, recognize and reward team members. Be a positive driving force. Promote team spirit and build energy and optimism in others.
  • Manage multiple agency relationships, and designers, across multiple projects with a clear design voice and an unbending creative precision 
  • Ability to socialize and present creative work in a compelling and persuasive way to cross-functional partners and senior leadership, has excellent people skills
  • Provide leadership to design team and is accountable for the performance and results of the team
  • Be a leader and role model for positive and empowering behavior, hard work with an ability to inspire, challenge and work seamlessly with other team members.

Your Talent

  • Master Degree in Graphic Design or design-related equivalent
  • Minimum of 9 years of relevant experience
  • Deeply culturally connected and passionate for Football / Soccer
  • Excellent Figma and/or Bohemian Sketch and Adobe Suite skills
  • Extensive experience in digital design; digital design systems, e-commerce and performance marketing (email, paid social & other media) 
  • Extensive experience managing multiple agency relationships, and designers, across multiple projects with a clear design voice and an unbending creative precision 
  • Creative, bold, and digitally savvy
  • Strong knowledge of UX/UI 
  • Must be a self-starter, comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, organized, detail oriented, collaborative and flexible
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects while simultaneously handling demands and changes 
  • Familiarity with project tracking tools such as Trello
  • Management experience of teams with 6+ people

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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