CAD Designer III - PVH Corp.

POSITION SUMMARY: The CAD Designer III will be responsible for working with woven designers to create woven yarn dyes and prints in Kaledo textile software for presentation boards.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:

  • Match seasonal color palette in Kaledo system.
  • Work with Wovens Designers to create original yarn dye patterns or duplicate existing patterns, in order to simulate various fabric constructions (i.e. plan, twill, dobby)
  • Create prints in full repeat either from original artwork, fabric swatches, or photograph.
  • Create mini-bodies incorporating pattern work to scale into the Illustrator sketch.
  • Work with designers to create mini-pages by program in Kaledo or Illustrator including sketch of model, segment of actual pattern or colorway, and accurate style #, colorway name, and garment details.
  • Assist design team in creating impactful concept boards and design presentation boards
  • Ensure accuracy of all CAD work by utilizing correct fabric constructions and clear annotation with regard to repeat and color placement for mill to duplicate.
  • Support designers creating fabric development sheets.
  • Label and organize CAD work within the system by season and program for easy reference.
  • Support design team in creating 3D rendering images by exporting patterns and prints.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Experience: 3 to 5 years' design experience.

Education: Bachelor's degree

Skills:
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong Knowledge of Kaledo textile software and Illustrator/Photoshop
  • Excellent color sensibility to match standards to textile software.
  • Full knowledge of fabric constructions for wovens.
  • Print technique knowledge desirable
  • Woven garment construction knowledge desirable
  • Strong prioritization and organization skills
  • Attention to accuracy/detail
With a history going back over 135 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 36,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and nearly $9 billion in annual revenues. We own the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner's, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric True & Co . intimates brand, and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.
* The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.


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