Senior Designer, Denim - Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger (PVH)
New York, NY, USA
Posted 2 months ago
Full time

The Senior Designer, Denim is responsible for establishing and executing all design strategies for Mens, Womens and Kids denim for our NA Retail channel. 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 Retail.


  • Reporting to SVP of Men’s/Boys and VP of Women’s/Girls
  • Working on fabric R+D alongside PD team, aligning/comping EU fabric trends within cost parameters, with a focus on sustainability (from a fabric + LID wash standpoint)
  • Working closely with PD team on seasonal allocation, fabric direction, wash development, wash comments across the multi gender denim assortment
  • Managing wash comments from proto to bulk approval, multiple seasons at once
  • Help to build wash range across mens/womens/kids, aligning and leveraging fabric, seasonally
  • Managing Denim category big picture, from product to marketing, collaborating with merchant and graphic teams
  • Manage all aspects of design from sketch, to tech pack creation, spec hand-off and maintaining PLM systems
  • Organize and maintain design development including wash library, trims, fabric worksheets, line list, etc.
  • Attend garment fittings and assist technical designers
  • Work with trim department to develop, review and approve all trims aligning with EU trends when needed
  • Revise and update information in tech packs and communicate changes/updates to PD for seamless factory communication
  • Work cross-functionally with merchant teams, communicating and problem solving from a fabric, trim and wash standpoint
  • Identify seasonal fashion direction, conduct competitive market research, across genders
  • Portion of design work entails operational approach, executing re-engineered EU designs for the NA market in our Company Stores
  • Create seasonal presentation boards highlighting fabric, wash and silhouette direction
  • Developing artwork with the CAD team as needed.
  • Working with International and European teams on global denim directives


  • BA, Fashion Design
  • 7+ years of experience of denim design, wash/fabric expertise
  • Strong experience with denim, a must
  • Strong product development experience
  • Experience in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop CS, MS Excel, and MS Office Suite
  • 3D design experience, a plus
  • Experience working with overseas factories, agents and fabric/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
  • Flexibility with respect to timelines and deliverables
  • Ability to travel, if needed



The Company will not sponsor applicants to this position for work visas or any other work permits

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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