VP Design, Calvin Klein Underwear (Women's)

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Job title

VP Design, Calvin Klein Underwear (Women's), Calvin Klein

Location

New York, United States

Level

Director / VP / President

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Ignite Your Potential

The VP Design of Global Calvin Klein Underwear Women’s works closely with the EVP of Design Operations and Global Merchandising, Product Development and all cross-functional areas providing the strategic direction to advance the Women’s business to its potential.

  • Lead a team of designers to establish the strategic stylistic direction for Women’s Global product that addresses the needs of diverse buyers while maintaining brand integrity.
    • Manage the creation of computer aided design (CAD) presentations for internal use market presentations
    • Partner with Marketing to create style name and descriptions for new groups and silhouettes in line with brand identity.
  • Liaison between global regional teams utilizing external and internal cross-functional teams to facilitate product assortment, color flow, and targeted price points in accordance with global alignment.
    • Partner with cross-functional product development leads to build off-cycle product initiatives
    • Ability to manage lead time development partnering with Product Development and Raw Materials teams to maintain deliverables
  • Manage Design Development Calendar including all internal and external calendars for multiple deliverables
    • Prioritize tasks to ensure resource efficiency and effectiveness
    • Establish, monitor, and adhere to product timelines to ensure on time delivery
    • Report to EVP Design Operations and Global Merchandising to ensure calendar adherence, assortment focus, and aesthetic continuity with the Calvin Klein brand
  • Partner with Supply Chain to establish costs for line development understanding pricing strategies and goals

The Ideal Candidate

Be a part of the experience. 

  • 10+ years of experience in design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

About Us

Provocative. Modern. Sensual. Iconic.  

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.  

After nearly 50 years, Calvin Klein continues to be a cultural catalyst across the globe by embracing tension, sparking ideas and creating unforeseen realities. We believe in a culture that provokes discovery and brave thinking. We strive to make a positive impact on the world. We inspire passion in our people. We embody authenticity and embrace individuality.  

Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.