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Senior Designer Teamsport 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

  • Design Footwear products for PUMA Teamsport and implement all stages of the Design process from briefing to finalized product
  • Design unique and market relevant footwear products with a holistic approach, which encompasses product design, colour, materials, and graphics that adheres to the consumer needs and with the integration of the PUMA Visual Brand language.
  • Work with Head of Design and Creative Director to produce compelling product design strategies that fall in line with the Business Strategies of the Business Unit.
  • Produce compelling design solutions to briefs that are commercially relevant with consumer/athlete needs set as a priority.
  • Attend research trips that could include market visits, account meetings, consumer focus groups, and athlete feedback sessions, that give you the insight you need to further develop your ideas
  • Present professional renderings of design solutions as well as a 3D representation of the responsible for the presentation of design solutions to cross functional teams
  • Produce professional standard technical packages for uppers and outsoles.
  • Work directly with Product Line Management and Product Development teams to execute designs that adhere to costing goals while advancing category initiatives.
  • Work on midterm innovations that are used to drive the brand forward.
  • Mentor junior members of the design team in design solutions, process, approach, and technical aspects of their work.

Your Talent

  • All genders are welcome to apply
  • Bachelor degree in Art/Design, Fine Art, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Architecture, Fashion, Apparel & Textile Design, or related
  • At least 6-7 years of experience in design involving consumer products; footwear design experience required
  • Technical and aesthetic understanding as well as knowledge and experience with functional based products and trend relevant detailing
  • Strong knowledge of and passion for of sport industry, especially Teamsport/Football, and new industry technologies
  • Footwear manufacturing materials and process knowledge. Leather, textile, woven, non-woven, plastics, metal, printing, painting and related processes
  • Competency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and presentation 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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