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Head of Design (all genders, 80-100%)

Mammut Sports Group AG k

Seon, Switzerland | Onsite or Remote Possible

Sep 16
Job Description

Do you also climb steep rock faces, draw lines in the fresh powder or explore remote trails? Whether at the office or in nature, our passion for the mountains unites us at Mammut. It shapes our products, goals, values, and corporate culture. As a Swiss premium outdoor company, for the last 160 years Mammut has been creating unique brand experiences for mountain sports enthusiasts around the globe. Become part of our rope team, immerse yourself in the outdoor world and climb your next peak with your team.

Do what you love:
- Driving and developing our Mammut Design philosophy and language
- Leading cross divisional design team (Apparel, Equipment and Footwear) in delivering world class designs against design briefs
- Guiding cross divisional design alignment and collaboration
- Conceptional work around seasonal and multisession product stories
- Creation and implementation of color cards
- Directing and review of design proposals and products
- Collaboration with external contributors
- Presentation of design relevant topics at SIM (sales integration meeting), salesmeeting as well as internal reviews like kickoffs and signoffs
- Planing and conducting seasonal workshops, presentations and deliverables
- Ensuring that design and product branding guidelines are up to date

Play to your strengths:
- Master in fashion, industrial or product design
- 8-10 years of experience in designing or leading design for apparel, hardware and footwear products
- Good understranding of designing towards consumer segments
- Track record of color card creation and development
- Exceptional skills regarding CMF (color material finish) and shape
- Creative enthusiasm and awareness of future trends and market developments
- Understanding limitations and potential regarding the design of textile, footwear and hardware products
- Strong sense of aesthetics
- Profen leadership skills, able to motivate and to build collaborative relationships with stakeholders
- Very good organizational skills, confident in decision making and a natural talent for presentations
- Excellent English knowlege, German is an advantage

At Mammut:
- new ideas are being heard, and a dynamic and agile work environment provides fertile ground for their implementation
- you benefit from a hybrid workspace with the possibility to work up to 50% from home
- modern employment conditions and a good pension fund solution are self-evident
- you are perfectly equipped for your next adventure thanks to great discounts
- your workday is well balanced thanks to the free sports program at Seon, access to the nearby climbing gym as well as the heavily frequented Barista coffee machine

Are you ready to take the next step?
We look forward to receiving your application.