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SENIOR DESIGNER, SPORTSTYLE FOOTWEAR

Boston, 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

  • Contribute to the formulation of the annual product design plan for the product category and introduce and execute innovative design ideas, in order to achieve Business targets and product category objectives.

  • Launch innovative product design ideas in line with specific product strategies.

  • Produce accurate and detailed color and material specs to factory standards.

  • Create tech packs and tooling drawings

  • Delivery of projects in line with Puma development calendar

  • Research markets, trade shows and competition for trends and inspiration and provide trip reports.

  • Develop seasonal marketing stories in coordination with the overall business unit strategic direction, as well as the Global Brand Management and Global Marketing functions.

  • Support Design Teamhead/Head of Design with regard to design initiatives and priorities.

  • Work closely with suppliers in Asia and elsewhere to both source, brief in and develop new materials in line with the creative direction and commercial needs.

  • Work closely with commercial teams (PLM) to ensure that products are commercial, within price targets and meet the brands business needs on a seasonal basis, as well as the development teams to ensure products meet the testing and usage standards for PUMA Sportstyle products.

Your Talent

  • College/university degree or equivalent in Design, Material Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion, Apparel & Textile Design, or related.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience within Footwear Design Industry or related. 

  • Strong understanding of color, materials, and processes regarding impact, use and properties within footwear performance and sport lifestyle products. 

  • Strong desire to create and tell stories through product execution with attention to detail.

  • Strong understanding of influencers, streetwear brands and everything in between.

  • Excellent conceptualization skills coupled with a pro-active, team-based personality.

  • Strong organizational, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Domestic and International Travel required – up to 10

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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