Merchandising & Go-to-Market I Product Development Team

MERCHANDISING AND GO-TO-MARKET

SPORTS LICENSING DESIGN AND DEVELOPER

Moorabbin, Australia

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

  • Design and development of Sports Licensing products including detailed production specifications (tech pack creation, fittings & sample comments) for the Puma Global Sourcing and the Sports Licensing team
  • Work with the Puma Group Sourcing to develop and sign off Sports Licensing collections for production including contributing to forecast totals of all SKU’s.
  • Review collection so as to ensure ‘harmony’ with global brand direction and pre planned merchandise
  • Identify and research patterns, fabrics, styles, seasonal color palettes, prints and details in conjunction with the development technician
  • Monitor on a daily basis the status of all line development which includes design, production and technical design in conjunction with the development technician
  • Identify all yearns and fabrics for quality, weight, appearance and hand-feel, by using technical knowledge and formal guidelines and in consultation with the development technician
  • Prepare and initiate design specification’s packages to be given to the development technician
  • Prepare final cost estimates associated with all briefed and proposed SKU’s and analyze these where applicable  
  • Manage approval process of all patterns trims and strike offs in conjunction with the development technician
  • Explore new product concepts and technologies in line with global direction and initiatives
  • Monitor the development of all styles with overseas & local suppliers in conjunction with the teamsport development technician to ensure on time delivery & sign off.
  • Work with the Snr. Design and Developer for all design & mini sheet preparation, where required and in consultation with the Snr. Manager Sports Licensing.
  • Work collaboratively with the Snr Manager Sports Licensing to achieve on time delivery of all Sports Licensed products to our Licensed teams.
  • Support and maintain the Critical path to hit all key milestones.
  • Monitor the quality of all Sports Licensed team wear products to ensure the highest standard of performance & PUMA standards are met
  • Create a solid base of Sports Licensing styles and fit based on PUMA international guidelines in conjunction with the development technician
  • Participate and contribute to the weekly Sports Licensing WIP 

Your Talent

  • Minimum 5 year experience in design
  • Minimum 2 year Experience in a development role, creating tech packs and fitting of product ranges
  • Proficient in Illustrator & excel
  • Ability to work unsupervised to hit key deadlines & achieve exemplary outcomes
  • Understanding of fabrications and accessories to achieve the development of elite performance products
  • Diploma of arts in fashion or equivalent
  • Excellent communication & planning skills

Proactive & energetic approach

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.