Design I Product Management Team

DESIGN

DESIGNER 1, MATERIAL & COLOR, RUN/TRAIN FOOTWEAR

Boston, 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 Team Head to create seasonal storytelling material pack by identifying relevant trends in materials, colors and finish to incorporate within our seasonal themes.
  • Create material & color narratives that aligns with the creative direction and execute to the highest level of quality.
  • Responsible for coloring inline footwear on a seasonal basis. Providing color CADs and material maps for these projects while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • 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 a cohesive range of product that meets commercial needs while bringing a fresh perspective to the brand. Create and maintain a visual line plane to insure colors merchandise across all product lines, performance and lifestyle.
  • Manage and update digital material library.
  • Create/update line art and footwear graphics
  • Refine and finish graphic designs through prototyping process.
  • Provide market research and trend analysis.
  • Prepare design review presentations.
  • Maintain design data base (Creativeshare)

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Graphic Design, Material Design or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years graphic, material, color design experience in a consumer product company; ideally footwear experience
  • Competency in Keyshot9 (3D design tools), Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Developed skills/knowledge in the areas of: Graphic design, material and color creation/selection, technical package specification, design for best practices in product function and manufacturing, prototyping and sample creation, manufacturing processes and procedures, design presentation skills, fashion/consumer trends and global market dynamics in footwear.
  • Demonstrated understanding in consumer trends, retail/market/product line dynamics; demonstrated understanding of footwear manufacturing materials and processes.
  • Ability to effectively interface and communicate with an international team located on multiple continents.
  • Requires up to 25% Domestic and International travel

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 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

Athlete

  • Corporate races
  • Free Boston Sports Club Gym membership
  • Massages
  • Soccer and basketball leagues

Social

  • Company parties
  • Free coffee, tea and beer
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Social areas
  • Quarterly catered lunch
  • Ice Cream Wednesdays (Summer)

Flex

  • Cooperation with childcare facilities
  • Nursing Mother’s Room
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Summer Fridays

Finance

  • Employee discount
  • Pre-tax public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K Employer Match

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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