Associate Designer, Calvin Klein Jeans Accessories

Calvin Klein (PVH)
New York, NY, USA
Posted 3 days ago
Full time


The Associate Designer supports the design team during all stages of the design process and across all men’s categories: bags, small leather goods, belts and soft accessories.  Their primary focus will be on bags, small leather goods and trims but will support with all categories as needed. The ideal candidate is highly creative, energetic, proactive and able to multi-task.  They must have strong organizational and communication skills and thrive in a collaborative fast-paced environment.


  • Assist design team with concept, shape, material, and color research
  • Execute sketches and specs to communicate designs to factories
  • Design bags, small leather goods and trims under the direction of the Designer II
  • Support design and development of all men’s accessory categories
  • Keep files organized on the share drive
  • Keep sample and material closets organized in the office
  • Assist in keeping linesheets updated for all categories
  • Participate and take notes in departmental and cross-departmental meetings as appropriate
  • Assist in preparing showrooms for in-person meetings by cleaning spaces and building presentation boards
  • Assist in preparing virtual presentations by working on CADS and color ups and building digital boards in Miro
  • Communicate with product development teams in NY and Asia to ensure samples are executed properly and arrive on time
  • Own PLM input for slgs and assist with maintaining PLM for other categories
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging trends via retailing, web sites, trend services and editorials.
  • Support all designers as needed



Experience:2-5 years of Accessories Design or related experience

Education:Bachelor’s Degree in related field


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative attitude
  • Hand sketching ability
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Energetic and proactive
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Organized with excellent note-taking and follow-up
  • Eager to learn


Internal:Design, Product Development, Merchandising

External:Material vendors





DECISION MAKING:May be asked to do research or to source materials and trims that align with design vision

RESOURCEFULNESS/CREATIVITY:Should possess an awareness of trends, be highly creative and have a youthful design eye

ENVIRONMENT:Team-oriented creative environment. Ability to be flexible with hours and adapt to a process-driven deadline-focused calendar.

Pay Range: $65,000 - $90,000
PVH currently provides base salary ranges for all positions-on job advertisements-in the United States based on local requirements. These ranges are based on what PVH reasonably believes that it will pay an associate for their base salary for said position at the time of the posting. Individual compensation will ultimately be determined based on a variety of relevant factors including but-not limited to qualifications, geographic location and other relevant skills. PVH is committed to providing a market-competitive total rewards package to eligible associates, which includes diverse and robust health and insurance benefits to meet the varied needs of our associates and an above-market 401(k) contribution to help our associates save for retirement. We also offer career growth opportunities, empowering our associates to design their future at PVH.

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

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