Design I Product Management Team

DESIGN

SENIOR 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

  • Lead in creation and execution of innovative & exciting footwear designs aimed at continuous styling and innovation
  • Create Motorsport & Car Culture stories for design initiatives and bring fresh ideas to the Business Unit and the Global Creative Direction
  • Collect accurate and up-to-date information on design trends & developments and translate them to tangible & realistic footwear designs
  • Produce accurate colour drawings & detailed techpacks to factory standards
  • Work closely with our Motorsport License partners to discuss and realise seasonal story & design ideas.
  • Delivery of projects in line with Puma development calendar
  • Travel to factories in Asia to finalize prototypes
  • Enter and update design information in product data systems
  • Work closely with Product Line Manager and Development teams to realise designs, meet price targets, merchandising goals, testing standards.

Your Talent

  • Strong portfolio with footwear designs
  • 5-8 years working experience of designing for footwear/lifestyle/sports brand, ideally in the fashion or sports industry
  • Creatively expressive, collaborative and highly energetic personality
  • Self-starter: independent thinker, hands-on approach
  • Passion for Motorsport & Car Culture and our partners (Ferrari, Porsche, BMW M Motorsport, Mercedes-AMG, Red Bull Racing)
  • Demonstrated experience with footwear teams and product range dynamics
  • Refined feeling for consumer and footwear trends
  • Experience in international product development and manufacturing processes
  • Exceptional and refined level of form, color and material understanding
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop. 3D Modelling & Rendering skills (Rhino, Modo, Keyshot etc.) are a plus
  • Degree in Product Design and/or relevant field of creative study
  • Please submit your Portfolio or Website link 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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PUMA Design

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

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