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The Senior Designer, Womens CnS is responsible for establishing and executing all design strategies for women's cut & sew knits. The Senior Designer is also responsible for ensuring the product line is brought to market in a timely and profitable manner, while also developing growth business and product strategy for Company Store businesses which includes, Sportswear/Sport/Tommy Jeans/UW & Lounge.
* Create and drive product strategy, lead design team in execution of the product lines * Dissect and manage SKU plan, consider price points and apply 'good, better, best' strategy, select appropriate model & fabric for both business * Look at past sales successes for repeat or new version development * Meet costing goals; consider margin goals and target price points * Research textiles & new technology for knits, as well as develop new trending silhouettes * Partner with managers and design team to create global brand adherence * Consider commercial needs for all designs * Partner with graphics to create Sport/Sportswear/UW & Lounge product marketing * Continue to develop direct report through training and mentoring. In addition, develop their understanding of the calendar to ensure that all deadlines are met in a timely manner * Lead Knit product presentation to cross functional partners * Collaborate with Design Manager/VP Design on seasonal design direction and execution of color * Travel for inspiration and innovation * Represent design in Sales and Merchandising meetings and be the liaison between Merchandising & Production & Product Development * Execute fittings with leadership of VP/Director and ensure comments on execution are made * Work closely with design managers, to collaborate regularly with woven team, regarding fabric, color, inspiration, trim, and print development * Sketch out all new seasonal designs & their construction pages, as well as create all seasonal presentation boards * Assist Design Manager on concept prints and color needs for core product
* BA in Fashion Design * 7+ years of experience with womens wear with 1-2 years of experience in a senior design role (or compatible position) * Strong experience with women's cut & sew, a must * Strong product development experience * Experience in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop CS, MS Excel, and MS Office Suite * 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 abreast on current industry news/developments * Ability to work longer hours, if needed, due to timelines and deliverables * Ability to travel, if needed, both domestically and internationally; valid passport, recommended * 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
PVH Corp. or its subsidiary (\"PVH\") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH
Associated topics: design, designer, esthetic, esthetician, fashion, fashion design, stylist
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