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tommy sport w designer

DEPARTMENT
GLOBAL HQ,DESIGN
LOCATION
AMSTERDAM,NETHERLANDS
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Position Description and Key Responsibilities:

Reporting into the Design Lead, Tommy Sport, this role will be responsible for the design of Womens Tommy Sport, reporting to the Design Manager. This role will have no direct reports.

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 Womens
  • Conceptualize and design ranges in the specific Category and manage the creation process of the line range.
  • 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, color 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
  • Travel to global market on inspiration and development trips

Key Relationships:

  • Merchandising
  • Development
  • Team members
  • Cross-divisional Design Partners
  • External partners

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
  • Team player
  • 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