Imaging & Studio Specialist

Amsterdam, Netherlands
10 Nov 2022
07 Jan 2023
Full Time
PVH Corp.

PVH is the growth platform for Calvin Klein and TOMMY HILFIGER. Through driving brand strength and relevance, we are connecting our global, iconic brands closer to where the consumer is going than ever before, today and with future generations. Guided by our values and enabled by our scale and global reach, we are driving fashion forward for good, as one team with one vision and one plan. That's the Power of Us, that's the Power of PVH+.

Department and Team

Fitting within the wider Marketing and Communications group, PVH STUDIOS (PVHS) produces over150,000 image assets each year for both Tommy Hilfiger (TH) and Calvin Klein (CK), primarily for the brands' global Ecommerce (E-Com) websites. From its new state-of-the-art 23,500 sq. ft. facility in Amsterdam, PVHS strives to blend operational excellence with creative elevation to ensure best-in-class digital fashion consumer experiences, every day. With 9 fully-equipped Ecommerce bays running on the latest tech, 2 Editorial Studios with drive-in capacity, a Still Life Studio, Equipment Room, Sample Management area, cafe with full menu, kitchen, offices, meeting rooms and chill-out spaces (oh...and a jump-up sound system) - it is truly one-of-a-kind.

About the Role

This tactically critical role brings space, infrastructure and people together to facilitate best-in-class e-commerce fashion imagery. With ownership across the entire studio facility including but not limited to lighting, equipment, IT systems, internal tools, and external suppliers - this role provides the necessary platforms for the Operations, Production and Creative teams to be successful. It is agile in its scope at all times and pivots around multiple tasks and requests.

The Position:
  • Support on ALL technical output delivered by PVHS teams with accountability for technical execution across Photography, Video, Lighting, Digital Capture, Digital Tooling, Post-Production and integration with E-commerce platform technology.
  • Ensure lighting standards are maintained using Light Meter or Colour card tests to ensure accuracy.
  • Assist in all aspects of daily operations, working closely with PVH Studios Leadership team.
  • Standardize ways of working to optimize studio capabilities, productivity and efficiencies.
  • Maintain the entire onsite physical photo studio and operational spaces.
  • Maintain and Manage all on set equipment and studio supply levels, to ensure all areas are fully stocked with materials needed.
  • Maintain ALL photographic equipment and IT infrastructure needed to operate the studios at every level.
  • Collaborate with Facilities team and freelance individual contributors to oversee complete building maintenance, cleanliness and shoot readiness.
  • Create PO#s and Manage all Equipment & Facilities related Invoices on a monthly basis.
  • Collaborate and share best practices with peers. Seek to continually push the boundaries of quality, cost and timeliness.
  • Ensure corporate Health & Safety as well as Sustainability standards are met at all times.

Ideal Candidate:
  • Min. 3-5 years' professional experience
  • Strict attention to detail and communication skills
  • University degree BA/ similar in Photography, Image, Design, etc.
  • Proficient Mac user with knowledge of Creative Force, Excel, Adobe Creative Suit, and Capture One
  • Data driven and analytic mindset
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken form, as it is the working language of the business
  • Strong knowledge of photography and lighting
  • Skill and background on video production welcome, but not essential.
  • Strong Ownership
  • Ability to network and develop working relationships across the organization to successfully complete key tasks and projects
  • Pro-active and hands-on team player and problem solver

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • Work Smart Program: hybrid work, flex hours, work from anywhere 4 weeks a year, home office allowance and meeting free Fridays
  • One of a kind Campus: state-of-the-art collaboration spaces, restaurant with premium buffet, takeaway deli, barista coffee bars, skybar and rooftop garden
  • Health & Well-being: People's Place gym, sports clubs, nutritional coaching, meditation studio, headspace subscription, rooftop yoga and mental health days
  • Social events: Thursday socials, pub quizzes, annual themed events, sample sales and market launches
  • PVH University: learning and development programs to leverage your professional and personal goals
  • How we support you: onsite parking, bike garages, commuting allowances, Employee Assistance Programs, pension schemes and discount on our brands Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein to name a few!

Our Talent Acquisition will share our full benefits overview at the offer stage.

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.


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