Showroom Designer

Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 Nov 2022
30 Dec 2022
Full Time
About 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+.

The Team

PVH Creative Services B2B Brand & Workplace Environments is a small, specialized team of architects, interior designers and project co-ordinators. The team is responsible for the architectural and interior design of showrooms, wellness and workspaces for PVH, as well as HQ, wholesale and architectural projects worldwide.

The Position

The Showroom Designer reports into the Senior Manager for Showroom Concepts & Design . A highly creative role, involving the design of spaces and product displays to showcase and support seasonal collections. From concept to completion, the showroom designer is involved in all different design phases including: concept design, design development, detailed design, sourcing materials and products, monitoring and directing construction and installation on-site.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Concept generation includes: creative research, composing mood boards, concept sketching, material research and spatial planning.
  • Producing comprehensive design presentations, translating creative concepts into tangible designs, and presenting internally to all stakeholders for sign-offs.
  • Creating artworks & graphics for large scale print and production.
  • Creating detailed design drawings and construction packs, working with external vendors on the production and build of each project.
  • Communicating with Divisional Merchandising teams to accommodate specific VM requests.
  • Working closely with the wider team & project co-ordinators in the related sourcing, tendering and budgeting of projects.
  • Designing and adapting to scope, always keeping budget and sustainabitilty targets in mind.
  • Supporting remotely the delivery and roll out of seasonal concepts to the global PVH showroom locations (30+).
  • Working with in-house digital teams to evolve our digital footprint and create new, brand-relevant digital experiences within the showrooms.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate is a highly creative individual with a passion for fashion, design and art. Someone who thinks creatively about the use of space, colour and form who can draw on other artistic mediums for creative inspiration. An effective communicator with the ability to effectively present and convey design ideas. An active collaborator, natural people person and team player - accepting and welcoming of feedback and creative input from all layers of the organization.

Skills and Expertise
  • A bachelor/masters degree in Interior Design, Architecture or a related creative discipline.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in devising creative concepts (within the field of interiors, window and retail design, exhibition design, events design or similar)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal (English is a must, Dutch or other languages a plus).
  • Good hand sketching skills with an ability to communicate design ideas quickly and effectively.
  • Knowledge of materials, construction methods and design details.
  • A strong eye for detail with a natural sense of design and styling.
  • Enthusiasm and understanding of sustainability principles and circular design.
  • The ability to design to cost, creating technical drawing packs for tender and construction with a good understanding of budgeting and planning.
  • Confident working in a fast paced, hands-on enironment with short timelines and deadlines.
  • Experienced in graphic design and creating artwork for large scale print and use in interiors.
  • Flexible about tasks, working hours and project type.
  • Global mindset, with an awareness of cultural differences and nuance.

Software Requirements
  • Highly skilled in Sketchup is essential to the role (with V-Ray for rendering a plus)
  • Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator etc.)
  • Confident user of AutoCAD to create technical drawings for production.

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.