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tailored design internship

DEPARTMENT
GLOBAL HQ,DESIGN
LOCATION
AMSTERDAM,NETHERLANDS
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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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Will be assisting the design team reporting to the Design Director
  • Sketching in illustrator
  • Making overviews
  • Work in PLM
  • Learning about how we build and work on a collection
  • Assisting in making concept boards/ mood board

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understanding of the new PLM system and data input
  • Illustrator sketching to reach a standard required to communicate effectively a design concept to retail/ sales/ merchandising
  • Learning how to execute a clear detailed technical sketch for vendors
  • Concise research of trends relevant to Brand identity
  • Develop basic understanding of fabrics/qualities
  • Understanding and cooperating with the general needs of the mentor in an effective and efficient way

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Communication/Language: Fluent in English, speaking and writing
  • Computer/IT:  Illustrator/Photoshop. Must be able to adapt to new IT systems, such as PLM
  • It is a requirement that the candidate is still enrolled in a university or school program – design (HBO/WO)
  • The candidate must be eligible to work in the EU
  • Start date: January 2019. Duration is 6 months
  • It is a requirement that the candidate is still enrolled in a university or school program
  • The candidate must be eligible to work in the EU

It is required that a project and/or portfolio be submitted with application of the role.