At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us.
Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.
That hustler’s spirit can be felt across PUMA categories, partnerships, offices, and countries. And we are always in search of talent that can help us set the pace at which sport and culture collide, as well as finding better ways to connect and collaborate with our communities.
PUMA supports over 13,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and Dobotex, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.
Drive for market relevant design strategies and help to bring awareness to the design team of the bigger design organization
Reinforce and strengthen the brand position and help to generate consumer demand
Lead in creation and execution of innovative product designs
Manage product and technical developments across given product design areas and critical paths
Lead design team to produce, maintain and update creative powerpoints / sketches / Illustrator drawings / specifications / material overviews / colour directions / boards supporting the process and meeting all deadlines accordingly
Guide team to attend fit meetings for prototypes and making amendments, where and when required
Identify functionality requirements and ensure accurate use of information technology systems in order to gain competitive advantage
Together with your peers, ensure the sharing of designs, technology and design information across divisions
Drive a close cooperation with designers from other product area (Footwear & Accessories) to ensure strong 360 design concepts when needed
Present concepts / sketches / designs to the category and Management
Track sell in and sell through data and utilize market intelligence and design trend information to continuously inspire the product creation process
Manage, support, motivate, coordinate and develop the assigned team including yearly performance appraisal process.
All genders are welcome to apply
Bachelor / Master degree focused on Design or similar education
At least 7 years of experience in the Apparel Design area (Sport / Lifestyle industry)
At least 1-2 years of experience in a leadership position
Strong knowledge of Sport / Lifestyle industry, fabrics and new industry technologies
Very good sense for colors, creativity and design talent
Excellent Macintosh skills and knowledge including Adobe creative suite
Strong presentation skills
Excellent verbal and written English skills are a must
Flexible and well organized Teamplayer.
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.
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