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
As a Senior Sports designer working in the Menswear Division you will be part of the Sports design team for designing and executing seasonal collections for the product category Sports. You will work closely with the junior designer in the team, the developers from the development team, merchandise team, and the Design Director and Senior 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 Directors. Among other you will be responsible for:
Researching trends and performing market research that works into the Tommy Hilfiger Sports Menswear brand strategy
Translating Sports trends into a commercial collection
Working to the Divisional Calendar to meet deadlines
Have a good eye for placement graphics which represent the Tommy DNA.
Steer and coach team members and their creative processes and drive development of direct reports, where applicable
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
Manage, set goals, monitor progress, offer help and critique work for the Design team. where applicable.
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 innovations 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 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 process.
Pre-paring overviews of the collection each season for merchandising Director and Team of Menswear and Creative Director.
Developing and understanding of fabrics and innovation based on the Menswear price range
Acting quickly to developing trends and filter this into special designed product for Retail/Wholesale.
The Ideal Candidate
8-10 years of experience in Fashion Design with 7 years full experience in Menswear Sportswear design
With at least 3 years managing a team
In depth knowledge of fashion and sport product and fashion design
Graduated at a degree level or equivalent
Excellent computer skills (Illustrator/Photoshop) 3D experience is an advantage
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
High productivity is demanded
Travel to Europe/ Far East for supplier visits
To be successful in this position you need to have a good understanding of the latest Sport trends and the ability to translate them into a commercial product. It is important that you are able to work independently as well as in a team and that you also enjoy working in a busy, changeable environment. To be able to work well with other teams you need to have strong communicational skills.
What You Can Expect From Us
A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with our very own People's Place Gym and People's Place Cafe's
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 smart work program that empowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule
A chance to unwind with weekly social activities
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