Designer Women's Accessories

Calvin Klein
Amsterdam, Netherlands
29 Jan 2022
16 Feb 2022
Full Time
About Calvin Klein

Calvin Kleinis a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and poweredbybold, progressive ideals. TheCalvin Kleinbrands -CK Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein Jeans,Calvin Klein UnderwearandCalvin Klein Performance- provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups. TheCalvin Kleinbrands are also licensed for a range of products, including fragrance, women's apparel, footwear, eyewear, watches and jewelry in various regions. Global retail sales of products sold under theCalvin Kleinbrands were approximately $9.4 billion in 2019.

The tiered-brand strategy was established forCalvin Kleinto provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image. Each of theCalvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe thatCalvin Kleinis well positioned over the next few years to establish itself as the world's favorite brand. With the North Star of "Defying the boundaries of self-expression" guiding its design, marketing and consumer engagement initiatives, we believe that Calvin Klein will convert its investments into ongoing commercial success

The Position

The Calvin Klein Women's Bags Designer will report into theSr. Designer who works closely with theDesignDirection.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The conception and development of the Calvin Klein Women's Bags through key silhouettes, materials, hardware in accordance with the brand DNA, global design inputs and market requirements and in collaboration with the Design team.
  • Preparing seasonal mood boards, concept boards, research, and color proposals (4 collections - 2 main and 2 pre) for bags.
  • Building the line following a 'red thread' of colors, silhouettes and detailing in order to help cross-merchandising on the wall/window across different families and materializations.

  • Working closely and building a strong relationship with Merchandisers and Product Developers, in order to strengthen partnership.
  • Working closely with peers from the Merchandising and PD departments with the best open and collaborative attitude.
  • Delivering proper technical packs for development by keeping deadlines.
  • Delivering comments to PD, based on Design Manager and Creative Director feed backs.
  • Preparing and presenting concepts/collection to the Creative Director.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Education: Degree in Design
  • Experience: 5 to 8 years of experience in Women's Bags design.
  • Experience in working and visiting factories in Asia.
  • Skills: Advanced use of Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design.

  • Excellent hand sketch skill.
  • High productivity.
  • Pro activity.
  • High flexibility, adapt to changes.
  • Highly organized with the ability to plan according to priority and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Sensibility to colors.
  • Good understanding of Calvin Klein DNA and brand awareness
  • Good understanding of constructions and materials with knowledge of pattern making.
  • Excellent presentation skills are a must
  • Competencies: Highly creative with fresh new ideas, with ability to combine creative with commercial restraints.

  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in English a must.
  • Availability to travel

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 with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

COVID-19 andWorkingat PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19 and look ahead to shaping our new ways of working, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. This meansall ofour teams, including HR, work a bit differently*. Our Recruiting process is conducted remotely, primarily via phone and video calls. New hires will be welcomed through an adapted, at-home onboarding program. Equipment will be delivered safely to your front doors.

We will continue to work this way untilSeptember 2021, andare looking to shape a more hybrid work-from-home / office model in the coming months.

Should your application be successful, our Talent Acquisition Team will outline the recruitment process and Covid Work policies in your initial call.

*Please note that should you be applying for a role at our PVH Studios, or in our distribution facilities, the hybrid model already applies.

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 ofdiversity, andtake 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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