CAD Artist (White House Black Market)

Job Ref#: 9502
Brand: Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services
Category: Product Development
Job Type: Full-time
Location:
11215 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL


Employment Type: Full-time


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 is responsible for creating and developing print and pattern packages. Support the seasonal mood and direction of the product while simultaneously reinforcing and elevating the brand image. Stay abreast of all seasonal trends and color forecasts to achieve trend appropriate prints.


FunctionalResponsibilities

  • Develops all print and pattern development on CAD system which includes working from original art, vintage art, creating art and color combinations related to seasonal color palette and direction.
  • Maintains an acute awareness of fashion trends and direction as it relates to print, pattern and fabrics, and how it relates to silhouette.
  • Works with individual designers to create and develop pattern work specific to their areas in keeping with the approved seasonal mood and direction.
  • Executes assignments while maintaining adherence to T&A calendar
  • Executes key creative elements required for pattern packages to go to vendors which include artwork, pattern repeat, color separations, embellishment detail and direction, and fabric and finishing information.
  • Communicates on a daily basis with Cross functional team members as it relates to the T&A and the design and execution of the product.
  • Completes special projects as needed (i.e., special request based on business, new developments, etc.).
  • Provides support and back-up to CAD team as needed.


Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ Experience in creating print and pattern CAD Development/Design, that defines a brand
  • Complete knowledge of bulk production requirements and restrictions
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, creative problem solver
  • Management and leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Highly proficient Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator programs and literate in Microsoft Office. 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

In 1983, we started as a small Sanibel Island gallery filled with artfully stylish pieces. Decades later, our assortment includes clothing, jewelry and accessories—in over 500 Chico’s boutiques and 100 outlets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and at chicos.com.

Though we’ve evolved, our distinct point of view remains: Create carefully curated collections with quality, comfort and versatility as the focal point — essentials punctuated by memorable pieces, pops of color, artful prints and globally-inspired finds.

Our collections invite our spirited customer to discover something chic and unique every day.

About WHBM

White House Black Market was founded by women, for women over 35 years ago. Now there are over 300 boutiques and over 50 outlets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, plus 24/7 shopping at whbm.com

We built our brand on the foundation of fashion’s most iconic contrast—White + Black. That natural contradiction inspires everything we do, and perfectly reflects our customer. She is strong yet subtle, modern yet timeless, hard-working yet easy-going.

We empower her to fully embrace her complexity—giving her looks that are feminine yet strong, sensual yet sophisticated, attractive yet approachable. Because we believe that no woman is any one thing.

About SOMA

For women by women since 2004. Our customer is our inspiration. She works hard at everything she does, so we’re working hard to create beautiful bra solutions for her, for all of us.

It’s not about the runway, it’s about the real way. We are embodying the journey of women supporting women. We are here to listen to her, tell her story and design product that supports her needs.

Visit us in 250+ boutiques or online anytime at soma.com

About Chico's FAS

Founded by women, led by women. With our service and products, we strive to create a world where women never have to compromise, providing solutions to give them confidence and joy. Our portfolio consists of three brands: Chico’s, WHBM and Soma—specialty retailers of women’s apparel, intimates, accessories and related products—found in over 1,000 boutiques throughout the United States and online.

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