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 Denim, accessories, and footwear.
In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings.
Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, has more than 17,000 associates worldwide and an extensive distribution network in over 115 countries and 1,600 retail stores.
Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.5 billion in 2015.
Position Description and Key Responsibilities :
Reporting into the Senior Product Designer Tommy Sport, this role will be responsible for the design of Womens Tommy Sport.
This role will have 1 shared report.
Key Responsibilities :
Implement the seasonal Direction of the Category according to market trends as well as overall Design Direction and ensure consistency though products and ranges across Mens
Conceptualize and design ranges in the specific Category and manage the creation process of the line range.
Manage, set goals, monitor progress, offer help and critique work for the Design team. where applicable.
Steer and coach team members and their creative processes and drive development of direct reports, where applicable
Ensure the correct execution of Corporate Identity guidelines and against legal restrictions within the team
Create professional level presentations of ideas; from loose sketch to detailed renderings to digital presentation
Ensure an efficient process and communication flow between design, merchandising and development (within x- functional team) for all issues regarding the products designed by the team
Ensure proper handover of product design to the product development department and development sources. Main duty is to submit all relevant information needed for the development process such as original design, colour indication, execution information, and design parts sizes
Work directly with suppliers and buying offices to ensure clarity of product development and through to final samples, in collaboration with in-
house product development team
Key Relationships : Merchandising
Desired Skills and Job Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
In depth knowledge of fashion and sport product and fashion design
Innovative and collaborative designer
Excellent communication skills
High level of initiative and maturity
Problem solving attitude & can-do personality
Knowledge and use of Adobe Creative Suite a must
Good organizational and time management skills
Fluent in English (spoken and written)
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor degree (B.A.) from college or university in design or equivalent combination of education and experience
3+ years experience in a similar role