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Senior Womenswear Knits Designer -Tommy Hilfiger Jeans

Employer
Tommy Hilfiger
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Closing date
3 Feb 2023

Job Details

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+.

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

The Tommy Jeans design team drives the design and development for our global Tommy Jeans collection, a multi-product range for the GenZ consumer. Based in the Amsterdam European HQ, the team is split into various sub teams: TJ Womenswear, TJ Menswear, TJ Denim and Graphics. These four teams work closely together in an informal and inclusive setting to create a desirable collection for our consumer.

The Position

This opportunity is for a Senior Designer role within the Tommy Jeans women's design team and its focus will be on all heavyweight knit and T-shirt product categories, working closely together with the Graphics team and reporting into the Design Director.

In this role you will be required to build a cohesive product range based on sales, market demands and current trends befitting the Tommy Jeans brand and GenZ consumer. Collaborating with the Product Development, the Tech and the Graphics team, the aim is to offer our customer the best product possible.

Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct product research based on current trends and competitors and send our vendors the seasonal sourcing briefsin order to innovate in quality, detail and silhouette.
  • Drive the design development for the Heavyweight Knit and Graphic Tees product groups e.a. sketching, creating garment work sheets and setting up the Build of Material in PLM.
  • Lead fittings, assess protos and see to the administrative follow-up throughout the various phases in the design development process.
  • Present your designs both digitally (Digital Foamboard) and in person to the larger TJ team and key stakeholders.


The Ideal Candidate:
  • A Bachelor degree/or similar in Fashion Design or an equivalent design diploma.
  • Has a minimum of 7 years of experience in apparel design, preferably in womenswear and with the knitted / jersey product.
  • Must have a very strong understanding of the Tommy Jeans brand and a feminine design handwriting matching its DNA. An affinity with youth culture / GenZ is highly preferable.
  • Has a hands-on approach as well as a collaborative, flexible mentality.
  • Has "informal leadership" experience e.a. mentoring (junior) designers.
  • Has the ability to keep a "helicopter overview" and has both excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Is technically skilled in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. A keen interest and / or aptitude in 3D design (CLO / Browzwear) would be commendable, but is not required.
  • English language skills both verbal and in writing, as it is our working business language.


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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Company

TOMMY HILFIGER is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of classic American cool style, featuring preppy with a twist designs. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the TOMMY HILFIGER and TOMMY JEANS brands, with a breadth of collections including HILFIGER COLLECTION, TOMMY HILFIGER TAILORED, TommyXGigi, men’s, women’s and kids’ sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process. TOMMY HILFIGER, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 15,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 100 countries and more than 1,800 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the TOMMY HILFIGER brand were US $7.4 billion in 2017.

Company info
Location
Stadhouderskade 6 Amsterdam
Amsterdam
1054 ES
NL

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