Designer - Boys Woven

Amsterdam, Netherlands
24 Dec 2021
10 Feb 2022
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brandsthat drive fashion forward - for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconicCALVIN KLEINandTOMMYHILFIGERbrands.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.

Position Description and responsibilities

The Designer Woven Boys in the Tommy Hilfiger Kids team is part of the design team and is responsible for designing and executing seasonal collections for the product categories Woven pants/Shirts/Denim. Our design team designs for an age range of 0-16-years.

The designer has a strong understanding of the product categories he/she is responsible for and works closely with Senior Designer and the developer handling that same category. The Key objective is to ensure creative commercial product ranges are designed and developed for the Kids division, in line with the Tommy Hilfiger brand identity. He/she will be reporting directly to the Senior Designer.

Key responsibilities
  • Researching trends that work into the Tommy Hilfiger Kids brand strategy, translating these into the collection on the direction of the Design Director
  • Translating the Woven & Denim trends into commercial collection working closely with the Senior Designer.
  • Working with the designers of the team to align the design aesthetics', seasonal details and the big ideas of the Creative Concept
  • Working to the Divisional Calendar to meet deadlines
  • Working closely and communicating daily with merchandise & product development team
  • Knowledge of different fabric qualities and wash techniques that fit the Tommy Hilfiger Kids aesthetic
  • Following up on all changes that relate to the product area/styles on a daily basis
  • Preparing all woven (including cads, pants, woven shirts, denims etc) worksheets for PLM system management
  • Working closely with Tech Department and PD for the fitting process and develop new shapes based on trend.
  • Responsible to follow up on selected fabrics each season with product developer
  • Supports and partners with product development to execute each style, making sure that the Tommy Hilfiger D.N.A. is seen in each garment.
  • Work well in a team environment utilising strong communication skills
  • Develop and understand product knowledge each season.
  • Keen interest in 3D design (Lotta & VStitcher) as the Tommy Hilfiger Kids Division is on a digital journey.

The Ideal Candidate
  • Experience: at least 3/5 year's experience in a fashion Design. With at least 3 year's experience within the kids area.
  • Skills: Strong use of Illustrator and Photoshop. Must be able to draw in Illustrator. Understanding of PowerPoint/keynote and Excel for specification work.
  • Knowledge of designing technical sketches.
  • Good understanding of constructions and materials.
  • Have a very good eye for fit and attention to details.
  • Organized, enthusiastic, easy to adapt and flexible with changes.
  • 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.
  • Work independently as well as in a team and that you also enjoy working in a busy environment
  • Willingness to travel
  • Team player

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. We would love to see your aesthetic as well how you commercially design to understand why this is THE role for you!

COVID-19and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact ofCOVID-19, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. As a result, your recruiting processmay be conducted remotely, primarilyvia phone and video calls. Once you're onboard, you'll join in our Work Smart hybrid way of working, which is focused on connection, collaboration and community, with our dynamic offices and workspaces there to facilitate teamwork and innovation.

In your initial call, our Talent Acquisition Team will outline the full details of our Work Smart hybrid working policy, as well as any adapted measures that may be in place based on current government guidelines.

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