Assistant Designer, Underwear - the Underwear Group

Tommy Hilfiger

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Job title

Assistant Designer, Underwear - the Underwear Group, Tommy Hilfiger

Location

New York, United States

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

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The Assistant Designer will support Calvin Klein Underwear Design team from initial concept through product delivery.  He or she will support design team members in creation of CADs, decks, artwork development and tech-packs. He or she will work alongside key cross-functional partners throughout the design development process.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:

  • CAD work for style development and artwork development
  • Tech-pack creation and tech-pack maintenance throughout all stages of design development process
  • Support in the development of presentation decks, merchandising decks
  • Support design team in strategy/concept and line adoption stages
  • Assist in all presentation preparations and during presentations
  • Assist in off-calendar projects, Agility/Speed projects
  • Work cross channels with Global Supply Chain partners for follow up on the development of product
  • Collaborate with Men’s and Women’s Merchandising team
  • Follow up on deliverables and deadlines with all cross-functional partners throughout the season

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QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

Experience:

  • Assistant/freelance/internship experience preferred
  • Knowledge of intimate apparel design and construction preferred

Education: BA/BFA         

Skills:

  • Exceptional talent with commercial eye and detail in product styling
  • Highly motivated, passionate, and results-oriented
  • Strong communicator and Team player
  • Ability to multi-task, drive for problem solving, and react with speed and agility
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of PLM and building of Bill of Materials
  • Strong CAD skills in creating foundations CADs/Blocks, lace and trim rendering, detailed styling updates, and CAD recolors

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

Internal: Men’s & Women’s CKU Design, Men’s & Women’s CKU Tech, Men’s

& Women’s CKU Merchandising (both regional and global teams), Men’s & Women’s CKU Global Supply Chain, Men’s & Women’s CKU Sales/Planning, and Men’s & Women’s CKU Raw Materials, and CKU Product Strategy & Innovation

External: Factories/Mill partners used for production; lace, elastic, and fabric suppliers

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct:          N/A

Indirect: N/A

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A

DECISION MAKING: N/A

RESOURCEFULNESS/CREATIVITY:

  • Highly creative and collaborative environment
  • Expected to know the intimates marketplace and competition
  • Demonstrates a passion for intimates apparel design and the CK brand

ENVIRONMENT: Fast-paced, time sensitive and deadline driven design studio

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant’s current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH

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.