Senior Manager Showroom Concepts & Design

Amsterdam, Netherlands
14 Jan 2022
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.

The Team

The Creative Services department is responsible for the architectural & interior design of showrooms, wellness & workplaces for PVH. The department subsequently works hand in hand with country-based Project Managers in order to execute and deliver dedicated projects.

With regards to showrooms, the team is responsible for the design, execution & delivery of seasonal concepts, which change four times a year. The team drives this on a global scale for Tommy Hilfiger and on a European scale for Calvin Klein & Nike Underwear.

Creative Services is also responsible for the design & roll-out of digital showrooms globally & the design of HQ/ wholesale architectural projects.

The Position

As Senior Manager of showroom concepts & design, you will devise seasonal display concepts in support of the seasonal collections, in line with the global design brief and divisional merchandising & VM requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Research on given themes and/or product focuses
  • Communication with Divisional merchandising teams in order to identify/ define the seasonal product focuses & all related VM requirements
  • Draw up concepts & upon internal sign off, translating these into tangible & budgeted designs
  • Manage the execution & delivery of these concepts to the Amsterdam flagship showrooms as well as supporting by remote for delivery to global showroom locations (30+)
  • Communication with peers in the countries to support said local execution & delivery
  • Manage all related sourcing, tendering & budgeting as well as all related project schedules and (internal/ external) communication
  • Be the source of innovative ideas & solutions as well as the departmental point person for showroom related enquiries

The Ideal Candidate:
  • You are an experienced Spatial Designer with around 6 years of relevant work experience in devising concepts & managing design projects (experience in the field of retail/ windows/ VM or events is a plus). You bring full proficiency in design programs (SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite are a must. Vray, AutoCAD is a plus).
  • A bachelor/master's degree in Architecture/Interior design or equivalent experience.
  • You are a natural people person, fully at ease interacting with all levels of the organization, both in written & verbal form.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both entirely comfortable listening to internal requests (effectively clients' briefs) as well as conveying clear creative direction to all parties, both internal & external.
  • You possess an absolute eye for detail & perfection as well as are thoroughly organized & capable of working on multiple projects at the same time.
  • You are able to design "to budget" and have awareness of the financial & scheduling impact of any decision made.
  • You have project management experience & are able to work to deadlines, according to project schedules agreed with the coordinators & planners.
  • You have a keen interest in the subject of sustainability and are actively willing, together with the team, to seek innovative solutions & alternative proposals to the many project components in order for Creative Services to meet its carbon footprint reduction targets.
  • You are flexible in your approach to projects & the related working schedules, understanding that some week-end/ evening work will invariably be required close to project delivery.
  • Lastly, you are fully up to date with developments in the field, in tune with competitors, in synch with your time & able to apply all this knowledge to your projects.

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 a cover letter and portfolio with your application. We would love to know 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.