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Herzogenaurach, Germany

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Your Mission

  • Reinforce and strengthen the brand position and help to generate consumer demand by ensuring the seasonal creative direction is expressed through the Sportstyle Apparel prime/select collections
  • Drive for market relevant design strategies and help to bring awareness to the design team of the bigger design organization
  • Lead in creation and execution of innovative graphic Apparel designs and deliver results in line with PUMA's seasonal development calendar
  • Represent responsible design areas as design spokesperson at internal and external meetings to present new designs, concepts and creative direction
  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Head of Design to drive forward the brand DNA, market relevant design and desirability in the Sportstyle channels for PUMA
  • Drive a close cooperation with designers from other product areas (Footwear & Accessories) to ensure strong, aligned 360 design concepts
  • Work as a dynamic, key representative of the Sportstyle product team, working closely with the Co-Designers, Development, Product Line Management, Business Unites and Marketing
  • Lead, inspire and develop the individual team members and foster a strong team dynamic
  • International and domestic travel as required to achieve a high level of product and component development, including visits to manufacturing countries / factories to assist and review commercialization and production on key product.

Your Talent

  • University degree in Design and/or relevant field of study
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience in Graphic Apparel Design in the fashion, sportswear or casual sports lifestyle industry
  • 4+ years of experience in a leadership position  
  • Strong knowledge of fabrics and new industry technologies
  • Very good sense for colors, creativity and design talent
  • Excellent Macintosh skills and knowledge including Adobe creative suite
  • Exceptional ability to see projects through all phases of research, design, initial and final prototypes
  • Very good communication and presentation skills in English
  • Flexible and well organized Teamplayer
  • This position is limited for 18 months
  • Please also submit your portfolio with your application.

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 14,000 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


  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Massage/Physiotherapy
  • Soccer Field & Basketball Court


  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Canteen


  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office


  • Bike leasing
  • 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.

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