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Junior Designer Swim, Tommy Hilfiger


Amsterdam, Netherlands


Executive / Coordinator


Design (Garments & Accessories)



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Reporting into the Senior Designer, Tommy Hilfiger Swim, this role will be responsible for the design of kids swimwear. 

Key Responsibilities: 

• Development and maintenance of physical and digital colour cards and pantone books

• Research trends to support the seasonal direction and market trends and ensure consistency through products and ranges

• Log all reference images on server and maintain system so that all imagery is easily accessible and high resolution for presentation

• Artworking design ideas in Adobe CC, in accordance with the brief and range plan

• Prepare and maintain design overviews that align with the range plan

• PLM admin for design:  input of colour, print, details, as required

• BOM (bill of materials) creation, in accordance with design to PD handovers

• Create and maintain boards for Concept and Sketch Reviews

• Develop templates eg graphic schematics, tech pack information, etc

• Log reference samples, photograph and document details and materials, as needed, and keep on server

• Work alongside design, PD and Merchandising for fittings

The Ideal Candidate

• Degree in fashion design, contour, swim or sportswear

• Good communication skills:  verbal, visual, written

• Technical: good Adobe CC knowledge

• Keen eye for trends, detail and brand identity

• Team player

• Can work under pressure and to tight deadlines

• Good organizational skills

• Problem solving attitude & can-do personality

• Ability to manage work and time are key skills

• Fluent in English (spoken and written)

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

• Bachelor degree (B.A.) from college or university in design or equivalent combination of education and experience in fashion and/or contour Design.

• Graduate or recent graduate with 1+ years experience 

• Must also have completed a minimum of 1-year internship/placement experience under or post-graduate within contour, swim or sportswear brand.

About Us

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 Hilfiger Denim brands, with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and children’s 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 17,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than 1,400 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.7 billion in 2014.

With a heritage going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in 2014 revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.