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DESIGNER MOTORSPORT FOOTWEAR

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

  • Create exciting, innovative Footwear designs in line with specific product strategies
  • Generate & present strong Motorsport & Car Culture stories together with Apparel and Accessories
  • Closely work with our Motorsport partners like BMW M, Ferrari, Porsche, Mercedes-AMG etc. to deliver exciting and trend-relevant product ranges
  • Be responsible for the entire creative design process, from first sketch to final product, and a complete collection from high-end to entry-level footwear designs for a specific Motorsport partner
  • Explore in self-directed, individual design projects based on relevant PUMA and Motorsport directions
  • Create product designs, tech packs, presentation materials, design mini sheets and specifications in a timely manner
  • Perform general tasks, such as creating Colour Drawings, research, product data management and database upkeep
  • Align with development and product line managers to achieve the highest design value for cost while maintaining commerciality.
  • Travel to factories in Asia and around the world for trend & fashion research.

Your Talent

  • College/university degree or equivalent in Design (Product, Transportation, Footwear or related)
  • Minimum 3-years’ experience within Footwear Design Industry as a Footwear Designer
  • Competency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills, project and time management skills
  • Self-starter: taking initiative, working independently and a hands-on approach
  • Passion for the PUMA brand & products and what it stands for #ForeverFaster
  • Familiarity with market trends relevant to Design and Motorsport/Car Culture in general
  • Ability to adapt, work in a fast-paced and structured environment and strong storytelling ability
  • Excellent organizational skills coupled with a pro-active, team-based personality
  • Ability to travel and work internationally 10% yearly
  • Knowledge of 3D polygon modeling is a plus i.e. experience with software like Blender, Rhino, Keyshot etc.
  • Please submit your design PORTFOLIO with your application.

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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