Menswear Designer- Tommy Hilfiger Lab

Amsterdam, Netherlands
10 Jun 2022
08 Sep 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 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 HILFIGERis 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 HILFIGERcelebrates the essence of classic American style with a modern twist. Tommy Hilfiger offers premium, quality and value to consumers worldwide under theTOMMY HILFIGERandTOMMY JEANSlifestyles, 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 ofTOMMY HILFIGERproducts 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 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 Position: TH Lab Menswear Designer
Reporting into theSenior Designer Director, you will work across multiple product categories researching and designing for the Men's Tommy Hilfiger Lab: Tommy Hilfiger RTW Collection, Collaborations and Special projects.

Working across multiple capsule collections and projects in parallel you will need to be organized, agile and flexible. The projects are diverse; including seasonal RTW collections, celebrity partnerships, designer/brand collaborations and fashion shows. The right candidate needs to have great taste, drive, confidence and passion for design. A contemporary menswear handwriting and strong drawings skills are required.
A strong understanding of the premium and luxury market segment is essential, with an intuitive sense of how to implement these trends into the collection while making sure the Tommy Hilfiger brand DNA is present in every garment.
You will work directly with the Design Manager, the designer , and the Design Studio Manager as well as forming close communication with the Women's TH Lab designers. Build strong relationships with your product developers and merchandisers, as well as the internal and freelance print and graphics designers.

Key Responsibilities:
Source and present creative research tobeusedas input to the collectionconcepts and design(e.gstyle outs, samples, mock-ups, trims).
Research and design fabrics, trims and create handovers to launch developments with relevant team.
Design across multiple product categories with a modern menswear flair as well as an understanding of the brand DNA. Communicate and present those ideas with clarity.
Confident use of Illustrator& Photoshop tocreate detailed CAD sketches, overviews and colour-ups.
Concept and communicate with the print and graphics team clear project briefings.
Create technical artwork pages for placement graphics, all over prints and fabric developments as needed for a smooth handover to development.
Concept and artwork new trim developments including labelling, hardware and decorative applications/badges as needed.
Complete detailed tech packs for handover to product developmentand suppliers through-out the critical path.
Maintain and work to key deadlines.
Attendance and participation at proto reviews, costing meetings and merchandising meetings throughout the critical path.
Fittings of styles with product development and fit technicians.
Clear visual and verbal presentation skills; organization preparation throughout collection key meetings, take notes, makeupdates andrevisions based on feedback/developments.
A hardworking, organized team player, that's a great communicator is essential.

The Ideal Candidate:
A degreefrom an BA/MA/alternativefashiondesignprogram
2 - 3 years experience designing in the premium-luxury menswear market
Experience working on fast passed collaborative projects is not necessary but is a plus
Experience working on shows preferred
A multi-product designer with great taste and a contemporary menswear handwriting
In depth knowledge of the luxury market and trends
Innovative and collaborative designer with good understanding of constructions and materials
Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks, projects and seasons simultaneously
Adaptability/flexibility/resilience and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Confident to work independently as well as in a team
Proactive approach to the work place, able to support and adapt to the needs of the team
Strong freehand illustration/drawing skills
Strong capability in both Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Goodeye for fitand garment construction andattention to detail
Good fabric understanding
Excellent communication skills, fluency in written and spoken English are a must as it is our working language.

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 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 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.

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.

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