Top Employer 2023



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

  • Drive innovation topics independently and progressive forward to deliver sportstyle  specific  stories per season 
  • Lead in execution of innovative product design development aimed at continuous design innovation and achieving set goals with the direction of the Teamhead/Creative Director 
  • Take part in key leadership meetings and support creating a relevant Sportstyle strategy, which can drive the business forward for the upcoming years 
  • Support the Head of Design/ Senior Team Head/Teamhead during the absence, by providing support to the design team and taking decisions, which are needed to continue with daily business 
  • Lead by example design team, mentor and coach junior team members on the job 
  • Proactively identify and screen potential external design candidates 
  • Independently integrate product and technical developments into product design 
  • Ensure the quality of products' design content in order to reinforce and strengthen the brand  position and generate consumer demand 
  • Collect market intelligence, providing all involved with accurate and up-to-date information on design trends and developments and utilizes them effectively 
  • Launch innovative product design ideas in line with specific product strategies 
  • Develop a close relationship with PGS team and factories 
  • Enter and update design information in data systems 
  • Develop seasonal marketing stories in coordination with the overall business unit strategic direction, as well as the Global Brand Management and Global Marketing functions 
  • Work closely with development, suppliers in Asia and elsewhere to both source, brief in and develop new materials in line with the creative direction and commercial needs 
  • Work closely with commercial teams (PLM) to ensure that products are commercial, within price targets and meet the brands business needs on a seasonal basis. 

Your Talent

  • At least 3-4 years of work experience in design in the sports/lifestyle industry
  • Strong knowledge of Sport Lifestyle industry, fabrics and new industry technologies
  • Experience in athletic or sneaker design in the Sport-/Lifestyle area
  • Design talent and excellent feeling for colours, creativity and graphics
  • Distinguished portfolio
  • Competency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Very good verbal and written language skills in English
  • Teamplayer mentality
  • Bachelor/Master degree in Design, Fashion Design or similar education
  • Please add your PORTFOLIO to 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 16,100 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


  • Free gym
  • Company Sports
  • Company Doctor
  • Health Weeks


  • Buddy Program
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Canteen


  • Cooperation with childcare facilities
  • Flextime
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office


  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plans


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

PUMA Design

Our mission is to deliver the greatest product and experiences that help our athletes perform better and empower our consumers.

Meet the Team