PVH Corp. Sr. Designer, Mens - Temporary -Tommy Hilfiger in New York, New York
The Senior Designer, Men’s Woven Shirts and Bottoms will produce creative ideas for the design team that follow the season’s direction or inspire a new direction thru shopping the market, magazine research, and knowing past season successes and failures.
Complete all aspects of design packages for each new garment, and manage post hand-off issues from Merchandising, Production, and overseas factories
Identify seasonal fashion direction, merchandise trends and consumer needs - Research competitive market
Brings vision and creative options to the table and works with direction from design manager to execution
Create seasonal presentation boards, highlighting fabric, color, and pattern direction
Present and communicate seasonal designs to all Cross Functional partners
Utilize selling info, as well as trend and marketing reports, to best support design ideas
Oversee /create all 3D and Visulon assets for each season
Prepare initial tech pack with detail sketches
Input and maintain technical packages and sketches in PLM data base
Organize and maintain design development including artwork, trims, fabric worksheets, initial development, finalized tech pack, line list, etc.
Research and develop innovative trims each season
Work with trim department to develop, review and approve all trims
Manage and update all design information in tech packs, Visulon, as well as communicate changes/updates to PD/factories
Submit and approve artwork/strike-offs, wash panels, etc.
Attend physical and 3D garment fittings and assist technical designers
Manage and adhere to Time and Action Calendar
Communicate & update supervisors w/ all milestone completion.
If applicable, effectively manage a direct report, provide thorough guidance and direction, as well as properly developing this person skills for future growth opportunities.
5+ years experience with men's wear with 1-2 years experience in a senior design role (or compatible position)
BA in Fashion Design
Strong experience with woven fabric and garment construction, a must
Strong experience and knowledge of Bottoms wash development and execution
Strong sense of color, print, and pattern as applied to woven bases
Strong understanding of fit and pant and short garment construction
Experience in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop CS, MS Excel, and MS Office Suite
PLM, 3D design experience & Vision are a plus
Experience working with overseas factories, agents, and fabric and trim vendors
Advanced fabrication and technique application knowledge
Vertical experience a plus
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Ability to work cross-functionally, building strong relationships between various departments
Strong eye for trends and current knowledge on industry news/developments
Ability to work longer hours, if needed, due to timelines and deliverables
Ability to travel, if needed, both domestically and internationally
Able to time manage responsibilities and be able to address tasks without direction, as needed
Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects with adherence to deadlines
Detail-oriented and resourceful traits necessary
Must be able to find best solutions and developing methods to improve efficiency
Must be flexible to adapt to changing trends of business and projects
Ability to work in fluid environment with changing priorities required
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