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Los Angeles, California, 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

  • Lead in creation and execution of innovative (graphic) designs which meets the requirements of the Sportstyle Business Unit and Ambassador’s brief.  

  • Integrate product and technical developments into (graphic) design for the product category / customer 

  • Lend with a considered, constructive product voice between Brand, Business Unit external Co-lab partners 

  • Reinforce and strengthen the brand position and help to generate consumer demand 

  • Under the direction of the Product Leader, collect market intelligence, providing all involved with accurate and up-to-date information on design trends and developments and utilizes them effectively 

  • Produce, maintain and update creative presentations, sketches, Illustrator drawings, specifications, mood board, color directions, commenting s/o as required 

  • Drive a close cooperation with designers from other product area (Apparel & Accessories) to ensure strong, aligned, 360 design concepts 

  • Launch innovative (graphic) design ideas in line with specific product strategies and market needs 

  • Identify functionality requirements and ensure accurate use of information technology systems in order to gain competitive advantage 

  • Ensure that design activities leverage learning across the Puma organization 

  • Contribute to adequate protection of PUMA’s intellectual property 

  • Travel for development-, market- and design inspiration where necessary depending on annual Budget 

  • Oversee ordering of early release product, special orders, and buys for any product gifting related to ambassador. 

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Fashion and/or relevant field of study 

  • Minimum 8+ years relevant experience in the fashion, sportswear or casual sports lifestyle space specializing in footwear 

  • Experience of directly leading a small design is a strong advantage 

  • Proficiency and refinement in all stages of presentation, from concept to final design review 

  • Have a broad knowledge of apparel/footwear manufacturing and prototype making 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Strong MAC, CAD and analytical skills 

  • Ability to function autonomously as well as in a cooperative, diverse group 

  • Leadership capabilities, including ability to motivate and mentor others within work group 

  • Tremendous attention to detail, and extraordinary time-management skills 

  • Team player with ability to adapt to change quickly and with minimum supervision 

  • Please also add your PORTFOLIO to your application. 

The Hiring range base pay for this position is $90,200-$128,290 + Bonus + Benefits ( 

Pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

PUMA supports over 16,100 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:

PUMA Wellbeing at Carlsbad


  • Company sports

  •  Fruit

  • Gym contribution

  • Health weeks

  • On-site gym equipment


  • Breakfast

  • Coffee

  • Community engagement

  • Company parties


  • Employee assistance services

  • Parental leave policy

  • Summer Fridays


  • 401K employer match

  • Childcare discount

  • Employee discount

  • Medical & dental insurance contr.

  • Pre-tax benefit plans

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