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Fashion Designer

Posted 8 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Hunkemöller's recruiting a creative & hands-on Fashion Lover as Designer to join our Nightwear department at our international HQ in Hilversum!

Join Hunkemöller as a Fashion Designer, where fashion meets empowerment.

At Hunkemöller, we pride ourselves on our commitment to crafting unique and aspirational narratives through our exceptional products. Situated within our in-house design studio, our team of experts collaborates tirelessly to bring the magic of fashion to life, season after season, day after day.

We are dedicated to creating heartfelt and inspiring collections that resonate with women worldwide. Our designers are the driving force behind our success, leveraging their expertise to curate seasonal concepts that embody style, fit, fabric, trends, and quality. From ideation to execution, every step of the design process is infused with creativity, passion, and attention to detail.

Joining our team means becoming a part of the frontline of fashion, where your work will inspire women everywhere to look and feel their best authentic selves. At Hunkemöller, we believe that fashion is not just about clothing; it's about empowerment, confidence, and self-expression. If you're ready to make a difference in the world of fashion and empower women through design, we invite you to join us on this journey.

What You Will Work On:

  • Design and develop Nightwear & Accessories collections that resonate with our target audience.
  • Collaborate closely with designers, buyers, merchandisers, and technical teams to ensure alignment with brand strategy and market demands.
  • Design ranges that align with the option plan, budget, and store presentation guidelines.
  • Generate creative and commercial concepts that reflect current trends, the Hunkemöller DNA, and market preferences.
  • Craft a consumer and brand-right narrative through product design, color, and materials based on close-to-market trends and opportunities.

What You Bring:

  • At least 2-3 years of design experience.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Fashion Design.
  • A deep connection and understanding of the Hunkemöller DNA, characterized by a feminine, modern, and commercial handwriting.
  • Strong aesthetic sensibility with an ability to identify and interpret fashion trends.
  • Proficiency in textiles, fabrics, and materials.
  • Experience and proficiency in allover print design and placement prints.
  • Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
  • Experience in 3D programs like Clo3D or Browzwear is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize creative fashion concepts and collections with a distinct point of view for Womens Nightwear in the European Market.
  • Experience in designing accessories (e.g., footwear, beauty accessories) is advantageous.
  • Solid technical garment construction knowledge with a keen attention to quality and detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively articulate design concepts and visions.
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to convey ideas convincingly during meetings and presentations.
  • Knowledge of the fashion industry and collection development process.
  • Proficient in design skills such as drawing/sketching, ideation, color theory, and visual presentation development.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with evolving priorities and timelines.
  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written, as our headquarters operate in an international and English-speaking environment.

Hunkemöller strives to be a much loved social & inclusive brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2024, which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

Together Tomorrow – Join a Retailer that's on the move to be better for our planet, better for people, better together! From diversity & inclusion, reducing waste, to product care and how we work with our suppliers, our Together Tomorrow initiative reflects what we do and helps drive change across our business. Ready to help us achieving our ambitious goals? Where ever you'll start working with us, if in Stores or our HQs, you can contribute!

Hunkemöller’s mission is to be a much loved, social and inclusive brand - powered by our people. We have over 900 stores in 19 countries and we are growing. Our plans to expand both in Europe and beyond provide exceptional opportunities for those with a passion for retail. Indeed, passion is one our six values: fun, inclusive, passionate, sexy, in-touch and inspiring.
We offer a lot of nice entry level positions for (S)heroes

Active in 19 countries
360 employees
30% men - 70% women
Average age is 32 years