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senior accessories designer

DEPARTMENT
GLOBAL HQ,DESIGN
LOCATION
AMSTERDAM,NETHERLANDS
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Design the Tommy Hilfiger Accessories line that is relevant and commercially successful, showing a clear understanding of the Tommy Hilfiger brand identity and vision. Design and develop a cohesive collection that can meet the various needs of the Global market. The team collaborate with the wider accessories design team, product development and merchandising teams to create the collection.

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  • Development and execution of design stories working to the seasonal calendar (4 collections per year)
  • Extensive fabric knowledge including leather and non-leather (PU) materials and general production techniques
  • Research seasonal/trend concepts, materials, hardware and colour stories. Collate into mood boards to present back to Design Director, VP and team
  • Translating market trends and corporate briefs into the accessories aesthetic for the Tommy Hilfiger DNA
  • Industry knowledge of market margins
  • Prepare technical sketches for divisional presentations and sales presentations and create sample requests to the highest detail to handover at factories and vendors
  • Work effectively to meet deadlines for the Divisional Calendar
  • Collaborating with TH Womenswear and TH Collection divisions on the Tommy Now runway collections
  • Designing capsule collections with brand ambassadors (for example GigixTommyNow & Zandaya X Tommy collection)
  • Confidence working from concept, prototype to final accessory (ownership of the product journey)
  • Inspirational and market research trips (Globally)
  • Submitting design specification through PLM system as well as providing necessary content for other systems

All applicants must apply with a relevant and up to date portfolio.

  • Previous experience in Women’s Accessories design, minimum of 5-7 years’ experience
  • Ability to work in creative environment, to handle pressure, to work on multiple tasks under tight deadlines yet able to provide high quality work result
  • Extensive knowledge designing with Illustrator, Photoshop, Keynote and PLM
  • Strong hand sketching skills with understanding of scale and perspective
  • Team player, yet able to work independently when needed
  • Embrace the hands on, active, problem solving, open minded, dynamic, fun and fast pace environment
  • Flexible to travel
  • Not a 9 to 5 mentality, especially at peak design time
  • Fluent in English, excellent communication written and verbal

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  • All the bells and whistles: reimbursed commuting expenses, 25 days annual leave, discount on your mandatory Dutch Health Insurance, and competitive pension plan
  • Work at our beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with a gym and a People’s Place café, located by the water in the heart of Amsterdam
  • We foster a culture of development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • A relocation package (if applicable) and help with finding your feet before and during your move to the Netherlands
  • To top it all off, you will be working in an organization that encourages an entrepreneurial mindset, embraces curiosity and seek employees that are driven, solution oriented and value a collaborative culture