Senior Menswear Designer - Capsule Collections -Tommy Hilfiger

Amsterdam, Netherlands
30 Jul 2022
17 Aug 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 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 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.

Department Description:

Tommy Hilfiger Menswear is a global business comprised of the Sportswear, Tailored & Sport Performance ranges as well as Special Project collections. The product is designed, sourced and produced through our Amsterdam Headquarters and is distributed in all Tommy Hilfiger retail and ecommerce channels globally, as well as Tier 1 and 2 department and specialty stores in all regions. (The only exception being Macy's, North America.) The breakdown of production volume for EMEA versus Rest of World is 58% / 42%.

Tommy Hilfiger Menswear division is one of the main business drivers within Tommy Hilfiger. Based in the Amsterdam European head office the Menswear team is split into 5 teams: Design, Merchandise, Product Development, Supply Chain and Business Operations. The 5 teams work together in an informal setting on creating superbly styled and high-end quality product.

Tommy Hilfiger Men's sportswear presents 4 times per year. Tommy Hilfiger Men's Sportswear is recognizable as being Classic, American and Cool with its own twist.

The Role:

Reporting into the Design Director, the role will work across knits and woven product. From working with key retail partners on exclusive product to additional business opportunities that lie across global markets.

Position Description and responsibilities:
  • Responsible for Special project work globally for Hilfiger Menswear Business Unit
  • Reports to the Design Director
  • Creative - spotting opportunity in key markets and understanding the latest ideas that will appeal to our key retail partners
  • Working closely with key stakeholders: Product development, merchandising teams
  • 'Hands on' mentality
  • Understands how to work to range plan
  • Must be able to link fashion, design and creativity to commercial targets
  • Executes designs and works closely with the developer
  • Global trend awareness
  • Hands on working with developers to realize product to a high standard
  • Respecting the divisional calendar
  • Preparing presentations
  • Travelling
  • Supports making presentations
  • Supports making collection overviews

  • Degree at bachelor level - in Menswear fashion design
  • Minimum 5+ years related experience in (a) leading Men's brand(s)
  • Commercial mentality with consumer insights
  • Solid knowledge of garment specifications, fitting and pattern making
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent computer skills (Illustrator/Photoshop) & hand drawn skills
  • Ability to translate trends into a commercial collection with a contemporary handwriting
  • Capable of working in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Ability to communicate in English, as it is the working language of the company
  • Willing to travel to Europe & Asia for supplier/vendor visits

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.