Junior Designer - Loungewear

Amsterdam, Netherlands
01 Oct 2021
05 Nov 2021
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world.

We power brands that drive fashion forward - for good.

Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warner's, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric intimates brand. True&Co. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That's the Power of PVH.

About Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 16,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than1,400 retail storesthroughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of theTommy Hilfigerbrand were $9.2 billionin 2019

Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a brand portfolio that includesTOMMY HILFIGERandTOMMY JEANS.

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world's most recognized premium designer lifestyle groups and is recognized for celebrating the essence of "classic American cool" style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.

Its focus is designing and marketing high-quality men's tailored clothing and sportswear, women's collection apparel and sportswear, kidswear, denim collections, underwear (including robes, sleepwear and loungewear), footwear and accessories. Through select licensees, Tommy Hilfiger offers complementary lifestyle products such as eyewear, watches, fragrance, swimwear, socks, small leather goods, home goods and luggage.

The Team
The Tommy Hilfiger Close to Body division is a small team of dedicated professionals that focus on underwear, swim and lounge wear. Based in the Amsterdam European HQ, the team is split into 4 sub teams: Design, Production, Sourcing & Development, Buying & Planning and Merchandising & Sales

These 4 teams work together in an informal setting to create superbly styled and high-end quality products for the European consumer base. Tommy Hilfiger CTB presents 2 collections per year (Spring / Summer & Fall / Winter).

The Position
Reporting into theSenior Loungewear Designer, this role will be responsible for the design of the mens and womens Sleep & Lounge range for Tommy Jeans. You will work on 2 Loungewear collections per year and any ABO's (additional business opportunities). The right candidate has a strong understanding of sleepwear and loungewear and will work closely with the wider team to make sure the Tommy Hilfiger brand DNA is in every garment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Implement Sleep and Lounge specific trends to support the seasonal direction and market trends and ensure consistency through products and ranges
  • Research fabrics and trims for product in collaboration with sourcing and production team
  • Propose creative and innovative design ideas related to the Loungewear market and in line with the brand identity
  • Design men's & women's sleep & lounge in accordance with the brief and range plan and following the vision of the senior design director
  • Create presentations of ideas and maintain boards & presentations for Concept and Sketch Reviews. You will present the work
  • Work directly with suppliers and buying offices to ensure clarity of product development and through to final samples, in collaboration with in-house product development team
  • Keen interest in 3D design (Lotta & VStitcher) as the Tommy Hilfiger Underwear team takes a role within PVH digital journey to digitize our whole product chain
  • Produce accurate tech packs for development and production, work into PLM system to provide product details
  • Ensure proper handover of tech packs and product specification to the product development department and development sources. Main duty is to submit all relevant information needed for the development of the product such as original design, color indication, execution information, what fabrics and trims to use, placement of artworks
  • Travel abroad for inspiration, visiting fairs and for vendor visits

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Bachelor degree (B.A.) from college or university in design or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 2 years industry experience
  • In depth knowledge of Sleep & Lounge fabrics and trends
  • Affinity with loungewear fashion
  • Innovative and collaborative designer with good understanding of constructions and materials
  • Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • A fast and organized designer to cope with the fast pace of seasons.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in written and spoken English are a must.
  • 3D design programs Lotta & VStitcher are a plus.

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • Acompanyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality
  • Amonthly Covid home- office budget
  • Asmart work programthatempowers ourassociates to workfrom home in the Netherlands, withina flexible schedule
  • Abeautifulstate-of-the-artCampus awaiting you upon our return to the office

Please include an up to date portfolio and motivational letter with your application. We would love to see your aesthetic as well how you commercially design to understand why this is THE role for you!

PVH Europe and ourbrands,TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.