Junior Designer - Soft Accessories

Amsterdam, Netherlands
26 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 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 Accessories division is one of the main business drivers within Tommy Hilfiger Europe. 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.

The Position

The Junior Designer will assist the Soft Accessories Design team in all aspects of the design process. This includes but not limited to, research, designing, sketching, organising, building mood boards and color cards, recapping cross functional meetings and preparing design overviews. The Soft Accessories product group covers items such as man's and women's hats, caps, knitted and woven scarves, summer season coverups, gloves and specialty winter accessories.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Researching into accessories details that are aligned with the corporate design brief and embrace the Tommy Hilfiger's DNA, and creating seasonal mood boards
  • Design and execute technical specs for seasonal collections of soft accessories
  • Create prints and graphics technical specs
  • High knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Create and update digital overviews of the collection
  • Create layouts for internal and external presentations
  • Upload technical specs on our online database PLM
  • Supporting the design team with presentation preparations; displaying samples at presentations and transporting samples between the head office and the showrooms
  • Assist the Senior designers on daily tasks
  • Participate on product comments and fitting sessions with the product development team and factories.
  • Working in collaboration with the product development team and merchandise team to ensure the products are aligned with the company's standards and target prices

The Ideal Candidate:
  • BA or similar course in product Design, Fashion Design or Accessories design.
  • Minimum of 6 months work experience in a design department - in can be accessories or apparel.
  • Expertise on Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, SketchUp or other 3D software
  • Expertise on technical 2D and 3D sketches
  • Good organisational skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Personal Qualities
  • Positive attitude and good work aesthetic
  • Keen interest in accessories design and product development
  • The ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Able to work within a team
  • Good initiative and able to work independently to a deadline
  • Excellent time management
  • Embrace the hands on, active, dynamic, fun and fast pace work environment

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with our very own People's Place Gym and People's PlaceCaf├ęs
  • A companyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality
  • Asmart work programthatempowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule
  • A chance to unwind with weekly social activities

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!

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.

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.