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Designer Color & Materials Sportstyle Footwear

Herzogenaurach, Germany

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

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.

Your Mission

  • Deliver seasonal color and material stories and designs that are both in line with the seasonal creative direction and consumer relevant for PUMA Sportstyle.
  • Collecting information on color, material trends and styling
  • Innovate in finishing level of Designs, driving 'firsts' in areas of color, material application and usage, construction, branding etc.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure materials meet the testing and usage standards for PUMA Sportstyle products
  • Create colorway and material specification for Footwear
  • Create graphic designs for Footwear          
  • Possible travel to sample rooms and factories in Asia to implement development and review prototypes.

Your Talent

  • All genders are welcome to apply
  • Bachelor’s Degree in design and/or relevant field of study
  • At least 3 years of work experience of designing for a leading footwear/lifestyle/sports brand, ideally in the fashion or sports industry
  • Proven experience in colour and material design or related design experience
  • Extensive knowledge of domestic and international retail, consumer trend, and product line dynamics
  • Experience in international product development and manufacturing processes
  • Proficiency in Illustrator & PhotoShop
  • Product conceptualization, technical package specification
  • Color and material creation/selection/ graphic & print design
  • International fashion/consumer trends and global market dynamics in footwear
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Very good verbal and written language skills in English
  • Teamplayer mentality.

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. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

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
  • Organic canteen

Flex

  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office

Finance

  • Bike leasing
  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plan

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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