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SENIOR DESIGNER, SPORTSTYLE FOOTWEAR

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

  •  Act as the face and voice of PUMA Footwear Design collaborations and activations, working closely with our Partners to bring collective visions to life
  • Work directly with our growing portfolio of Partners, striking a diverse range of subcultural personalities
  • Deliver against multiple narratives with multiple partners - addressing unique points of view, timelines, and depth of detailing, while guiding partners through the design process
  • Use storytelling to elevate lifestyle footwear through material/color use, constructions, and manufacturing processes, highlighting the different personalities of our partnerships
  • Own the process from partner on-boarding to documentation and technical packages for manufacturing, including story and mood boards, material selection and mapping, pattern design and adjustment, graphic files, accessories and packaging design and specification
  • Proficient with simple pattern tweaks as well as total design restyling to bring newness when necessary, working alongside Product Line Management and Development teams
  • Act as mentor and set the pace for other designers, maintaining quality and consistency of Puma and partner narratives
  • ​​Travel to partner creative meetings, factories, HQ, etc. as needed

Your Talent

  • College/university degree or equivalent in Design, Material Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion, Apparel & Textile Design, or related
  • 8 years of experience within Footwear Design Industry or related
  • Understanding of color, materials, and processes regarding impact, use and properties within footwear performance and sport lifestyle products
  • Desire to create and tell stories through product execution with attention to detail
  • Understanding of influencers, streetwear brands and everything in between
  • Excellent conceptualization skills coupled with a pro-active, team-based personality
  • Organizational, communication, and presentation skills
  • This role is currently based in the downtown Boston office. In mid-2021, this role will transition to the new office building in Assembly Row, Somerville, MA

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

PUMA Wellbeing at Boston

Athlete

  • Corporate races
  • Free Boston Sports Club Gym membership
  • Massages
  • Soccer and basketball leagues

Social

  • Company parties
  • Free coffee, tea and beer
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Social areas
  • Quarterly catered lunch
  • Ice Cream Wednesdays (Summer)

Flex

  • Cooperation with childcare facilities
  • Nursing Mother’s Room
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Summer Fridays

Finance

  • Employee discount
  • Pre-tax public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K Employer Match

Boston MA

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