PVH Corp. Director Global Concepts & Color - Calvin Klein in New York, New York
The Director, Global Concepts & Color is responsible for color, print, and concept creation and development for all Calvin Klein product categories, regions, and licensed partners in line with company/brand directives. They work closely with the EVP Global Design on global brand creative direction as well as the category leads.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Looks ahead and gathers insights to drive purpose-driven storytelling and translates this into product ideas, with an emphasis on how the entire look comes together across underwear, apparel and accessories.
Creates global color palettes that work for all categories, regions, and licenses. Works closely with regional insights and input.
Creates global product stories and narratives in collaboration with the product category design leads.
Partners with Marketing team and Retail Design to ensure stories and color direction come to life all the way through to the customer.
Partners with Sustainability and Innovation team on a consistent direction across the brand.
Prepares design presentations and experiences for Global Design kickoffs and summits.
Ensures timely development of concepts by adhering to time and action calendar.
Researches the market and trend services to keep designs trend correct
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
8 - 10 years of Concepts and Color Design experience
Prior experience working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, and global brand environment
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field
Excellent time management and interpersonal skills.
Possesses high fashion aesthetics.
Previous experience working with global brands.
Highly collaborative with ability to influence.
Expert in styling to sell in ideas.
Excellent color matching skills
Proficient in Photoshop, illustrator, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat or other related technical experience
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS:
Internal : Works across the Global Concept team, all Product Category Design
leads, in-house Licensing Design team, Marketing, Communications, Retail Design,
Merchandising, Packaging Design, Sustainable Business Transformation, Fashion
External: Vendors (Trend Forecasting, Color and Print Studios, Artists, etc.)
Indirect: Freelancers or temporary associates as needed
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A
DECISION MAKING: Daily decisions regarding color and concept creation for the global concept direction. These decisions affect the overall quality and outcome of the product. Collaborate with Sr Design Director, Global Concepts and EVP Global Design on design and direction of the product needed.
RESOURCEFULNESS/CREATIVITY: Ability to design and handle multiple seasons at one time. Maintain consistent high quality of product from season to season. Willing to make changes as needed to meet changing business needs. Must be very organized and detailed to effectively follow up on creation of color and concept and implementation. Highly creative in design to provide newness while still able to respond to business needs.
ENVIRONMENT: Fast-paced, deadline-driven, highly collaborative environment.
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