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SENIOR DESIGNER, OUTDOOR APPAREL

Somerville, Massachusetts, 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

  • Work closely with the apparel design team, product development, and PLM team to develop the seasonal outdoor and trail running apparel ranges. Partner with the Run/Outdoor Footwear team to assure seasonal color, trend, performance and graphic alignment.

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of artwork pages, CADS, and tech packages based on design time and action calendar.

  • Partner with Developers and World Cat sourcing offices to implement a clear understanding of outdoor product design, fit, and function. Develop thorough understanding of the capabilities, flexibility and limitations of source base.

  • Create and execute outdoor apparel products that meet cost and margin requirements.

  • Drive desirability, innovation, and inspiration to create the next ICON products.

  • Ensure that all products follow PUMA international design, brand and quality standards.

  • Conduct outdoor market research for competitor, best practices, consumer and price studies, and most importantly trend research.

  • Proactively keep Head of Design/Team Head updated through frequent status reports.

  • Act as mentor and leader for the Running, Training, Studio Apparel Design team, including overseeing/managing up to one direct report and/or intern

  • Be accountable for the organization and preparation of key meeting tools. Ensure excellent alignment for the apparel and graphic design concepts and perform product presentations in front of small and large groups.

Your Talent

  • 8 + years as an Apparel Outdoor Designer, preferably for an outdoor apparel company.

  • BS/BA or BFA degree preferred.

  • Prior experience in managing direct reports and/or interns directly is preferred

  • Advanced skill level in Adode Creative Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop)

  • Advanced knowledge of the Outdoor Sports and/or Sport lifestyle market (Competition, Distribution, Price, Product, Consumer, Retail environment)

  • Advanced technical background related to outdoor fabrics, trims, product development, and quality requirements.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Position requires presentations to internal and external groups.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Strong line merchandising abilities / building well rounded and balanced collections.

  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects at various stages at the same time.

  • Approximate International Travel Required: 15-25%

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 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: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

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  • Coffee bar

  • Lunch room







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  • Parent Child Office

  • Parental Leave Policy

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Finance



  • Employee & parking discount

  • Public transportation

  • Medical & Life insurance

  • 401K Match Program







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