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Technical Assistant, Tommy Hilfiger Asia Pacific

Employer
Tommy Hilfiger
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
23 May 2024

Job Details

The Role:
  • Based in PVH Hong Kong office, as part of the Tommy Hilfiger Global Product Development team
  • Reporting into the Manager Product Development of the Hong Kong team
  • Own the fit process and technical development of product from proto to bulk production, ensuring quality standards are maintained throughout.
  • Maintain and update existing block patterns ensuring these are up to date and accurate.
  • Create seasonal style specs and techpacks for handover to vendors within set deadlines.
  • Create new block patterns and manage established block libraries.
  • Maintain sizing standards and grading and approve these in PLM for production.
  • Prepare and relay fit comments to factories and ensure these are accurately executed.
  • Arrange and lead fit sessions.
  • Standardize and align best practices to boost speed and simplify processes.
  • Focus on garment engineering to drive improvement of product margins.
  • Advise design & product development teams on blocks to use and cultivate a culture of block adherence to ensure fit consistency and a fast approval process.
  • 3D - work closely with designers to create 3D seasonal digital assets and collections.
  • Risk-assess and flag any production or quality issues throughout a style's development and work together with relevant offshore teams to find appropriate solutions.
  • Take regular factory visits to oversee proto and sampling stages.


Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a Technical Assistant within the industry preferably across both mens and womens product
  • A good understanding and knowledge of pattern making as well as construction methods is essential.
  • Is comfortable working independently and is a decision maker.
  • Should be capable of working under pressure to tight deadlines, is proactive and a strong team player willing to share knowledge.
  • Comfortable working closely with divisional heads, designers and product developers on new ideas and interpretations.
  • Should have a keen eye for detail and quality with good communication and organizational skills.
  • Candidate should enjoy problem solving and have a passion for getting things done.
  • Experience dealing with offshore factories/suppliers is beneficial.
  • PLM or CAD experience is beneficial (Gerber) however training can be provided.
  • 3D Browzwear experience a plus
  • Good command of written & spoken English

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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