Outerwear Designer

PVH Corp

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
<p><b>About PVH Corp.</b></p><p>PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world.</p><p>We power brands that drive fashion forward for good.</p><p>Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warners, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric intimates brand. True&Co. 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. Thats the Power of PVH.<br /></p><p><b>About Calvin Klein</b></p><p>Calvin Kleinis a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and powered bybold, progressive ideals. TheCalvin Kleinbrands CK Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein Jeans,Calvin Klein UnderwearandCalvin Klein Performance provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups. TheCalvin Kleinbrands are also licensed for a range of products, including fragrance, women's apparel, footwear, eyewear, watches and jewelry in various regions. Global retail sales of products sold under theCalvin Kleinbrands were approximately $9.4 billion inFull Price Retail CK Merchandising Manager2019.</p><p>The tiered-brand strategy was established forCalvin Kleinto provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image. Each of theCalvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe thatCalvin Kleinis well positioned over the next few years to establish itself as the worlds favorite brand. With the North Star of "Defying the boundaries of self-expression" guiding its design, marketing and consumer engagement initiatives, we believe that Calvin Klein will convert its investments into ongoing commercial success<br /><br /><b>The Position</b></p><p>The Outerwear Designer is part of the Calvin Klein Jeans and is responsible for designing and executing seasonal collections for Outerwear.</p><p>The Designer has a strong understanding of the product they are responsible for and works closely with the Design Manager and Product Developer handling that same category. The Designer will also partner with other members of the Design Team to create a cohesive collection that is aligned across product groups with clear story telling reflecting seasonal concept ideas.</p><p></p><p>The Designer has a strong understanding of outerwear constructions and a high level of fabric knowledge, with experience across all outerwear product including down and padded styles, parkas, windbreakers, technical jackets, PU/ Leather, sherpa and wool. The Designer needs to have a good understanding of trends, shapes and fabrications and how these can be interpreted into brand right product.</p><p></p><p>The key objective is to ensure creative commercial product is designed and developed for the Jeans division, in line with the Calvin Klein brand identity.</p><p></p><p><b>Key Responsibilities:</b></p><p></p><ul><li>Researching and identifying trends that work within the Calvin Klein Jeans brand strategy, translating these into product in line with the seasonal concept direction</li><li>Translate Outerwear trends into commercial collections together with the Design Manager</li><li>Focus on updates to commercial core product whilst also adding newness, novelty and innovation</li><li>Strong understanding of Outerwear product is a must, with a keen eye for details and attention to the functionality of the product</li><li>High level fabric knowledge of Outerwear qualities, plus a strong technical understanding of outerwear fits and constructions.</li><li>Working to the Divisional Calendar to meet deadlines</li><li>Be able to work to a commercial Range Plan each season, collaborating with the Merchandising team on best seller management, Essential product and seasonal newness</li><li>Preparing all sketches (2D & 3D) for divisional digital presentations and to focus on the follow up of each style</li><li>Prepare all selected and confirmed styles to be digitalized, with garment worksheets and PLM completed to a high standard for sending to joint venture and buying offices globally</li><li>Working closely and communicating daily on challenges and changes that arise during the development of styles. Partner with the Product Developer to ensure a smooth work flow each season</li><li>Understanding and sourcing qualities, washes, trims and details that fit in the Calvin Klein Jeans aesthetic</li><li>Work closely with the Design Team to align design aesthetics, seasonal details and creative big ideas</li><li>Work closely with Tech and Product Development teams on garment fittings, based on block systems and new seasonal complex styles. Ensure all styles are to the highest possible standard and help find solutions to any problems that may come up during the fitting process</li><li>Responsible to follow up on selected sourcing and fabrics each season with the Product Developer. Supports and partners with the Product Developer to execute each style, making sure that the Calvin Klein Jeans DNA is seen in every garment</li><li>Work well in a team environment, utilizing strong communication skills.</li></ul><p></p><p><b>The Ideal Candidate:</b></p><p></p><ul><li>4 years+ experience as a womenswear fashion designer with at least 3 years of outerwear experience.</li><li>University/college degree in Fashion Design.</li><li>Adobe skills are a must and a strong interest or willing to learn 3D design<span>(Browzwear/Lotta/CLO).</span></li><li>High level of attention to detail needed for branded product.</li><li>Good understanding of constructions and materials.</li><li>Creative with fresh new ideas, with ability to be creative within commercial restraints.</li><li>Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.</li><li>A fast and organized designer to cope with the fast pace environments.</li><li>Excellent communication skills, fluency in written and spoken English are a must.</li><li>Creates partnership and able to work within a diverse team.</li></ul><p></p><p><b>What You Can Expect from Us:</b></p><ul><li>Acompanyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University</li><li>An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality</li><li>Amonthly Covid home- office budget</li><li>Asmart work programthatempowers ourassociates to workfrom home in the Netherlands, withina flexible schedule</li><li>Abeautifulstate-of-the-artCampus awaiting you upon our return to the office</li></ul><p><br />Please include a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!</p><p><br /><i>PVH Europe and our</i><i>brands,</i><i>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 be