Assistant Artist, CAD (Chico's)

Job Details

Job Ref:
Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services
CAD Design
Employment Type:
Full Time
11215 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL

With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.

Position Objective

This position works closely with CAD team, assisting with the general needs of the Studio. Understand and learn the processes within the area.

Functional Responsibilities

• Support the Creative Design and CAD Studio team through assigned responsibilities and tasks.

• Assist team in maintaining organization of the retail sample racks, print and pattern library.

• Assist with logging in purchased art and samples by season.

• Managing multiple tasks at once including trend related tasks, data and photo entry, organizational and clerical tasks, and special creative projects.

• Assist in special projects in creating new ideas for mini bodies and prints.

• Assist in the research for trends on internet or through magazines. Scan in swipes and prepare them for CAD Artist and Designers.

• Scan in print and pattern once it is purchased and scan in hand painted art by CAD Artist.

• Update purchased samples and purchased print and pattern book with color print-outs.

• Will be trained on future software in CAD for recolor and print layouts.


• Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred
Required Qualifications

• Experience on Photoshop/Illustrator

• Team player who is highly detail oriented, self-motivated, and a creative problem solver

• Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications

• 1-2 years’ experience in CAD Development/Design

• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator programs, and literate in Microsoft office and NedGraphics

This position may be found in multiple brands. Some duties may vary from brand to brand.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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About Chico’s FAS

Chico's FAS, Inc., through its retail brands – Chico's, White House Black Market, and Soma, is a leading women's omni-channel specialty retailer of private branded, sophisticated, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing items. Under the Chico’s, White House Black Market, and Soma names, the company employs nearly 20,000 Associates, and operates over 1,400 stores and retail outlets throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as an online presence for each of our brands.