Designer Mens Outerwear

Location
Amsterdam (Gemeente), Noord-Holland (NL)
Posted
07 Jan 2022
Closes
07 Feb 2022
Ref
R28888

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 and TOMMY HILFIGER brands. 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 than 1,400 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were $9.2 billion in 2019

Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a brand portfolio that includes TOMMY HILFIGER and TOMMY 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 Position:
As Designer outerwear working in the Menswear Division, you will be responsible for the design and execution of the seasonal collections for our product category “Outerwear & Leather. You will be working closely with the Senior Designer and Junior Designer to build up seasonal outerwear & leather collection. And you will be also working closely with developers, merchandisers and the Design Director for the planning and development of each season collection. You will design and execute seasonal range plans for review with the Design Director & VP of design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Design Director, this role is exclusively responsible for all outerwear & Leather products for TH Menswear.
  • Taking ownership to develop “Dress-Casual” lifestyle Outerwear & Leather collection.
  • Researching trends and conducting market research that can be worked into the Tommy Hilfiger Menswear brand strategy.
  • Translating research and trends into a commercial TH Menswear collection.
  • Follow the range plan set by the merchandisers to build commercial outerwear collections.
  • Preparing all necessary design decks and boards for divisional presentations.
  • Follow up on styles & selected fabrics each season in collaboration with product developers and communicate this to our buying offices/vendors & retail needs.
  • Working closely and communicating daily on issues/changes that arise from the development of selected outerwear.
  • You will be a partner with product developers to ensure a smooth workflow each season when executing each style.
  • Working closely with the Technical Department for the executing of garment fittings.
  • Working with the Fabric Team to select the best fabrics for each collection.
  • Working to the divisional calendar to meet deadlines.
  • Make sure that the Tommy DNA is seen in each garment.

Requirements:

  • Degree at Bachelor level – in Fashion Design Menswear
  • Minimum 4+ years related experience in (a) leading Men’s brand(s).
  • Solid knowledge of garment specifications, fitting and pattern making
  • Eye for details with an extensive knowledge of fabric.
  • Passion for men’s fashion with a good sense of style
  • An extensive knowledge on ‘new’ technical developments in the outerwear.
  • Great sense of color and patternation.
  • A team-player, mature and flexible
  • Excellent computer skills (Illustrator/ Photoshop) & hand drawn skills.
  • 3D experiences plus
  • Ability to translate trends into a commercial collection with a contemporary handwriting
  • Capable of working in a hectic and always changing environment
  • Willing to travel for supplier/vendor visits

To be successful in this position you need to have a good understanding of the trends, for outerwear and the ability to translate them into a commercial product. It is important that you are able to work independently as well as in a team and that you also enjoy working in a busy, changeable environment which fosters authenticity, honest and respect for each other. To be able to work well with other teams, you need to have strong communication skills.

You must apply with an up-to-date menswear outerwear portfolio.

What You Can Expect from Us:

  • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University 
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality 
  • A monthly Covid home- office budget
  • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work from home in the Netherlands, within a flexible schedule 
  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus awaiting you upon our return to the office


PVH Europe and our brands, 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. 

 

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