Top Employer 2023



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

  • Demonstrate excellence in creation and execution of innovative designs following the brand, category and product strategies
  • Take ownership of the whole design process, from ideation till final production approval
  • Contribute to the formulation of the seasonal creative direction and support the Teamhead guiding and supervising the team through it’s implementation
  • Elaborate and present concepts, sketches and final designs in a compelling, clear, transparent and effective way to the design team as well as our product counterparts and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure a holistic approach to the product as well as a consumer centered strategy, following the brand’s perspective
  • Integrate product, functional and technical developments into design tasks in order to improve business processes and enhance customer/consumer engagement
  • Challenge the global brand positioning guidelines to ensure consideration of new product and program ideas and appropriate modification when necessary
  • Collect market intelligence, providing all accurate and up-to-date information on design trends and developments and utilizing them effectively
  • In support of the Teamhead, help to manage, mentor and inspire other members of the design team as well as external resources (freelancers, etc)
  • Keep track and support the team to deliver projects in line with PUMA development calendar.

Your Talent

  • MBA, Bachelor’s degree in Design and/or relevant field of study
  • At least 4-5 years work experience in product-design, experience in lifestyle/sports equipment design is preferred
  • Deep knowledge about materials and their processing
  • Collaborative and proactive, having the ability to function autonomously as well as in a cooperative, diverse group
  • Ability to mentor and guide peers through the creative processes
  • Professional working experience with Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, etc. 3D software experience is optional but valued
  • Great attention to detail and extraordinary time-management skills
  • Excellent technical background relating to fabrics & product development
  • Strategic and creative thinking, strong initiative, passionate about product
  • Vertical mindset with the consumer in mind
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent in English
  • PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR PORTFOLIO. Applications without portfolio/website/creative profile won’t be considered.
  • This opportunity will be available in full time or part time.

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 16,100 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


  • Free gym
  • Company Sports
  • Company Doctor
  • Health Weeks


  • Buddy Program
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Canteen


  • Cooperation with childcare facilities
  • Flextime
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office


  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plans


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

PUMA Design

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

Meet the Team