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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

TECHNICAL DEVELOPER, APPAREL

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

  • Partner with Design and Material Teams to translate flat sketches into proto samples. 

  • As part of the Development Team, responsible for overall fit and measurement specs, maintaining consistency of fit across product category.  

  • Create Measure Charts from proprietary database, using appropriate Point of Measure standards. 

  • Schedule and manage fit sessions. 

  • Review/measure samples, noting discrepancies to tech packs and measurement deviations. 

  • Process fit comments following established formats via PRM database to our World Cat offices in a timely manner to meet calendar deadlines; requesting fit samples as needed.   

  • Work with Global Tech Team on the maintenance/revisions of fit blocks. 

  • Maintenance of seasonal style binders, including accurate records of fit sessions by style. 

  • Participation in, and support for, department projects as required. 

  • Tracking sample send status / receiving sample shipments. 

  • Proactively look for process efficiencies in our product creation cycle 

  • Collaborate with sourcing team counterparts in Central America, Europe and Far East to establish and foster positive relationships 

    • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously, react to urgent requests and self-manage priorities for deadlines.

        Your Talent

        • Associate Degree or higher in Technical Design, Fashion Design, or similar, from a credited school/university. 

        • Minimum of 5 years in technical design/patternmaking within a product development organization required.   

        • Hands on knowledge of sewing, garment construction, pattern making, sizing and grade rules.   Fit experience in Performance product a plus. 

        • Understanding of garment development processes and procedures. 

        • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects in various stages at the same time. 

        • Ability to interact professionally with colleagues within team and across diverse cultural backgrounds. 

        • Transparent and open communication. 

        • Effective use of Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office applications; Gerber Accumark a plus. 

        • 10-15% travel required.

        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

        The large running presence in Boston drives our passion to be to the Fastest Sports Brand in the World.

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        PUMA Product Develop­ment

        Join in on a highly efficient team of product developers to translate ideas into business. PUMA Product Development works with PUMA's various business units and suppliers to breathe life into all our products.

        Meet the Team