Footwear Designer 2, Performance Running

  • Boston  
    perm  
    $Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Puma  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    26 May 2020  
    Posted on
    26 March 2020  

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:

  • The Footwear Designer 2, Performance Running position will be responsible for meeting seasonal and category design objectives within the parameters of the PUMA International timeline.
  • The candidate will design into the Performance Run footwear category by combining the applied logic of biomechanics, provocative and enduring style to bring unique products to market.
  • Conceptualize new Performance Running footwear designs.
  • Provide Running market research and design trend analysis inclusive of North America, Europe and Global regions.
  • Prepare design review presentations.
  • Execute footwear design detailing and technical packages.
  • Design and specify trend relevant color and material options.
  • Refine and finish footwear designs through multiple prototyping process.
  • Prepare original designs and execute to the highest level of quality without direct supervision.
     

YOUR TALENT:

  • Minimum 4-year College/University degree in Industrial Design or related field.
  • 3-5 years product design experience in the Performance Running category.
  • Understand footwear manufacturing materials and processes.
  • A strong sense of biomechanical and user centric design solutions for runners.
  • Demonstrate a high level of understanding in consumer trends, retail/market/product line dynamics and how the products you design affect those environments.
  • Strong drawing, rendering and presentation skills.
  • Refined design conceptualization and communication skills.
  • Competency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel and work internationally 25% yearly.

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.

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