PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brands that drive fashion forward – for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That’s the Power of PVH.
About Tommy Hilfiger
Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 16,000 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 $9.2 billion in 2019
Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a brand portfolio that includes TOMMY HILFIGER and TOMMY JEANS.
Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s most recognized premium designer lifestyle groups and is recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.
Its focus is designing and marketing high-quality men’s tailored clothing and sportswear, women’s collection apparel and sportswear, kidswear, denim collections, underwear (including robes, sleepwear and loungewear), footwear and accessories. Through select licensees, Tommy Hilfiger offers complementary lifestyle products such as eyewear, watches, fragrance, swimwear, socks, small leather goods, home goods and luggage.
The Tommy Hilfiger Menswear division is one of the main business drivers within Tommy Hilfiger Europe. Based in the Amsterdam European head office the team the MSW division consists of the following teams:
Design – designing and follow trends for seasonal collections.
Merchandising and Sales – Responsible for the implementation of a successful product merchandising strategy that meets consumer needs and volume goals. Key contact to support all country sales teams with presenting the collection, support key account meetings and ensure effective and consistent communication between division, country sales and retail.
Planning – Drivers of the monthly demand forecasting for the replenishment business and managing the fashion projections for wholesale.
Planning and Control – Act as the interface between the division, central ops and finance.
Position Description and responsibilities:
As a designer working in the Menswear Division you will be part of the Jersey design team for designing and executing seasonal collections. You will work closely with a Sr. designer in the team, the developers from the development team, merchandise team, and the Design Director for the planning and development of the collection each season. You will design and execute seasonal range plans for review by the Design Director and Senior Design Director. Among other you will be responsible for:
Researching trends and performing market research that works into the Tommy Hilfiger Menswear brand strategy
Translating trends into a commercial collection together with the Sr. Designer
Working to the Divisional Calendar to meet deadlines
Have a good eye for placement graphics which represent the Tommy DNA.
Making sure that the Tommy D.N.A. is seen in each garment.
Preparing all design sheets for divisional presentations and to focus on following up of each style
Preparing all selected and confirmed styles to be computerized and design sheets completed to a high standard for sending to buying offices globally.
Following up on selected fabrics and washes each season with product developer and communicating to buying offices any design related communication for Retail special needs.
Working closely and communicate daily on issues and changes that arise from the development of designs selected. You will also partner with the product developer to ensure a smooth work flow each season when executing each style
Working closely with Tech Department and development for the executing of garment fittings.
To make sure all styles are to the highest standard, help find solutions to any problems that may come up in the fitting and development process.
Preparing overviews of the collection each season for the Design and Senior Design Director
Developing and understanding of fabrics and washes based on the Menswear price range
Acting quickly to develope trends and filter this into a special designed product for Retail/Wholesale.
4-5 years of experience in men's Fashion Design with at least 2 years pure jersey
Excellent computer skills (Illustrator/Photoshop) & hand drawn skills
Fluent in English both written and verbal as English is the working language of the company
Ability to translate trends into a commercial collection with a contemporary handwriting
Is able to work in a hectic environment and has a hands on mentality
What You Can Expect From Us:
A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality
A monthly Covid home- office budget
A smart work program that empowers our associates to work from home in the Netherlands, within a flexible schedule
A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus awaiting you upon our return to the office
Please include an up to date Mens Sportwear portfolio and motivational letter with your application. We would love to see your aesthetic as well how you commercially design to understand why this is THE role for you!
PVH Europe and our brands, TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.