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DESIGNER 1, SPORTSTYLE 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

  • Collaborate on the delivery of PUMA SportStyle Footwear Design, under the leadership of the Team Head of Design - SportStyle Footwear in Boston. 

  • Conceptualize unique and market relevant designs that address consumer, retailer and company goals on a close-to-market seasonal timeline. 

  • Execute against design briefs with color and material concepts for seasonal footwear product lines supporting collection themes and design direction. 

  • Provide market research and design trend analysis supporting collection theme and design direction. 

  • Prepare support material for global and local team reviews. 

  • Create color, material, and graphic files with detail specifications through standardized design packages, maintaining costing goals. 

  • Work as a partner with Product Line Management and Development teams to deliver and develop unique and relevant products in line with the PUMA development calendar. 

  • Follow-up on designs and design deliverables in a timely manner. 

  • Potential travel to partner creative meetings and factories on a seasonal basis. 

Your Talent

  • College/university degree or equivalent in Design, Material Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion, Apparel & Textile Design, or related. 

  • Minimum 1-year experience within Footwear Design Industry or related.  

  • Understanding of colors and materials (leather, textile, woven and non-woven, plastic, print) regarding impact, use and properties within footwear performance and sport lifestyle products.  

  • Desire to create and tell stories through product execution. 

  • Competency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. 

  • Excellent conceptualization, communication and presentation skills. 

  • Ability to travel and work internationally 10% yearly. 

  • Excellent organizational skills coupled with a pro-active, team-based personality. 

  • Understanding of international fashion/consumer trends and global market dynamics. 

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

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