YOUR MISSIONDeliver seasonal Colour and Material stories and designs that are both in line with the seasonal creative direction and consumer relevant for PUMA Teamsport (Football)
Work proactively with the Head of Design Teamsport Footwear and Innovation team to deliver compelling Material innovations on a seasonal basis
Co-ordinate material development with the in house development team, sourcing, and suppliers. Provide testing evaluation, and interpretation of results, and communicating them to the team
Provide consumer analysis, market research, and material exploration to the cross functional team
Collaborate with external suppliers to create new innovative materials that push the boundaries in sports performance.
Establish seasonal Material palettes and build captivating seasonal stories that resonate with our key consumer in close collaboration with the Head of Design Teamsport Footwear and Creative Direction Team
Responsible for translating the seasonal stories into tangible Material design solutions for the entire Teamsport Footwear portfolio, accountable for the completion and update of all Colour and Material specification packages to a consistent format
Execute design deliverables in adherence to product creation timeline
Work with the Product Development team to execute designs that adhere to costing goals while advancing category initiatives and be a development partner through on-site factory presence.
YOUR TALENTAll genders are welcome to apply
College/University degree or equivalent in Design, Material Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion, Apparel & Textile Design or related
At least 3 years of relevant experience within Design Industry as a Color & Material Designer or related
In depth knowledge of materials (leather, textile, woven and non-woven, plastic, print) regarding properties, functional value and limitations, within product design
Strong understanding of the relationship between Material and Product Design
In depth knowledge of the Sports Performance market, most notably in Football and knowledge/experience with function based technical products
Proficient in Adobe suite and Microsoft office
A creative flair and a passion for all design disciplines
Solution driven mindset with a strong emphasis on collaboration
Ability to travel and work internationally 25% yearly
Excellent professional presentation and communication skills in English.
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. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.