Job Details

Job title

Digital Designer, Tommy Hilfiger

Location

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Level

Manager

Function

PR, Marketing & Communications

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

About the Company

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and kids’ sportswear, Tommy Hilfiger Jeans, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Tommy Hilfiger was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010.

About the Agency

Fitting within the wider Marketing and Communications group, our in-house Agency is a talented team of art directors, designers, writers and producers, collaborating to originate ideas and activate creative programs. 

We’re continually responding to ever-changing consumer needs, finding unique ways to connect with new audiences and stay ahead of the game when it comes to innovation, storytelling and creativity - all of which contributes to positioning Tommy Hilfiger as a leading global lifestyle brand.

About the Role

In this role, you’ll be part collaborator, part autonomous. With an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative approach, you’ll enjoy rolling-up your sleeves and getting into the work.

You’ll bring a digital-first design approach to the table. Working with Creative teams at all levels, you’ll be rolling out concepts across digital platforms, and supporting multi-functional teams bring their ideas to life. Concepting and collaborating on multi-channel programs, you’re a skilled creative with solutions that could live anywhere.

With your own projects, you can continue to practice what you preach and show what great digital design is all about. You’ll be developing and executing innovative and compelling digital solutions that enhance the brand, improve our ways of working and engage consumers by creating user journeys that captivate and inspire.

You’ll have a passion, tenacity, curiosity and optimism to execute transformational creative ideas. You’re a collaborator who seeks insights from fellow creatives and marketing teams to achieve the impossible

As an experienced Digital Designer, you’ll be supporting and bringing your expertise to the Agency team, actively promoting a culture of innovation.

Role Responsibilities: 

Design

  • Contribute to all stages of the design process, practically realizing different disciplines 
  • Translate creative concepts and execute style guides that adhere to brand guidelines and seasonal campaign direction
  • Share your expertise in digital design. You understand how technology works, and even better how it should look. With an articulate understanding of fundamentals like typography, interaction design and usability, you improve work on an aesthetic and functional level
  • Understand the implications of designing for different platforms and devices, tying these together with an obsessive dedication to detail

Execution

  • Together with our creative and external teams, be the link between the creative concept and its actual execution, enjoying the challenges of coming up with creative solutions – regardless of restrictions and technical limitations

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is:

  • Adaptable; there’s no typical day at the Agency
  • A seasoned creative with evident experience in developing all kinds of digital work as well as an innate taste for technology, an instinct for interaction and a natural feel for digital aesthetics
  • An enthusiastic collaborator, but also self-initiating and motivated to work autonomously You’ll enjoy working with others, sharing knowledge and best practices across the teams, and strive to continually improve work on both an aesthetic and functional level. In short, you’re somebody even experienced Creatives can learn from, and you’re open-minded to learn from others too
  • A natural communicator; you eloquently share ideas, contributing to discussion and positively influencing decisions. You’ll articulate the rationale behind your work, based on consumer insight, behavior or business facts – not your opinions. 
  • Positive; you bring those vibes to the team while keeping work standards high, contributing to our unique agency culture, every day
  • A detailed eye with exceptional graphic and typography skills, and a passion for generating innovative (but workable) creative solutions 
  • A passion, confidence, curiosity and agility to bring about creative ideas with exceptional design execution
  • A commercial sensibility

You bring:

  • A minimum 3 years’ experience working within an digital environment, in-house Agency team or creative Agency
  • A degree in a creative field such as graphic/digital design, fine arts, visual communication, art direction
  • Experience working with fashion, luxury or lifestyle brands in an Designer capacity
  • Expert competency with Adobe Creative programs
  • A folio of work showing impeccable graphic design, and digital/content experience that brings brands to life*
  • Fluency is spoken and written English

We offer:

  • Plenty of opportunities to make the role your own  
  • Trainings and courses for self-development
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A newly built campus with gyms, cafes, amazing lunches, and plenty of company events 

Candidate nice-to-haves: 

  • Familiar with Sketch software 

*Applicants who do not include a portfolio PDF or URL can unfortunately not be considered. And don’t forget a short motivation letter – we want to know why this is THE opportunity for you!

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.