Senior Concept Designer (Store Concept and Design)

Recruiter
Calvin Klein
Location
Amsterdam (Gemeente), Noord-Holland (NL)
Posted
19 May 2022
Closes
19 Jun 2022
Ref
R31486
Function
Retail

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 is one of the world’s most recognized premium lifestyle brands, uplifting and inspiring consumers since 1985. The brand creates iconic style, which comes alive at the intersection of the classic and the new, co-created with people who are shaping culture around the world. TOMMY HILFIGER celebrates the essence of classic American style with a modern twist. Tommy Hilfiger offers premium, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the TOMMY HILFIGER and TOMMY JEANS lifestyles, with a breadth of collections including men’s, women’s and kids’ sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. Tommy Hilfiger has an unwavering commitment to sustainability and inclusivity.

Global retail sales of TOMMY HILFIGER products were approximately $9.3 billion in 2021 and the brand is powered by more than 16,000 associates worldwide — present in 100 countries and more than 2,000 retail stores, including its largest global flagship store at tommy.com.  PVH acquired Tommy Hilfiger in 2010 and continues to oversee a focused approach to growing the brand’s worldwide relevance, presence, and long term growth.

The Team
This position is part of the Global Creative Services team. The Global Creative Services Team is responsible for setting and executing creative brand direction when it comes to physical consumer touchpoints. Included in this are Global Retail, Wholesale, Pop-ups, Windows, and In-Store experiences

The Position

The Senior Retail Concept Designer reports into the Director for Retail Concept Design and will lead multiple projects and new concept developments, working together with other team members. You will also lead projects like a Flagship store supported by other designers. You will be an integral part of the team to develop and execute the best possible design solutions to the highest standards.  The position requires a balance between creative, technical and analytical thinking. As a senior designer you work very closely with internal stakeholders like Visual Merchandising teams, Marketing, Windows and local teams in the countries, as well as external partners like suppliers, local architects and general contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work proactively and collaboratively within the Tommy Hilfiger retail Concept Design team to lead the development of new store concepts and create all required information so these concepts can be executed globally by guiding an creating the development of guidelines and standards for full-price, shop-in-shop and outlet stores

  • Lead the development of specific store projects supporting the Director Store concept and Design

  • Support local teams in store development on execution of projects

  • Lead the development and approval of scalable, technical details/solutions for new developments and fixture/furniture that meets aesthetic, technical and budget requirements

  • Bet he go-to-person for your team members and junior designers, supporting them in their development

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 5 years’ design experience working at a design agency or in a brand environment

  • Degree in Interior Design or Architecture or related qualification

  • A good balance between creative, technical and analytical thinking.  The ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve and prioritize tasks

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English are crucial

  • Good knowledge of retail design, experience design and the retail environment

  • Results oriented person with a strong focus on high quality delivery

  • Good understanding of detailing, value engineering and knowledge in use of material for interior design and furniture construction 

  • Understanding of commercial requirements and brand equity requirements

  • Understanding of the relation between material and design choices versus the cost level, sustainability and sourcing/production of the designed element 

  • Ability lead a project, efficient communication, organization, time management, negotiation and problem-solving skills

  • Rendering skills, Revit knowledge are a plus 

  • Work collaboratively with multi-national teams

  • Positive, enthusiastic and proactive personality

  • Good SketchUp, AutoCAD, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop and related software skills

  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time

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

  • A super creative and collaborative team with a lot of positive energy


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!


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.

COVID-19 and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. As a result, your recruiting process may be conducted remotely, primarily via 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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