Creative Director, Soma

Brand: Soma Intimates
Category: Creative
Corporate, Fort Myers, FL

Employment Type: Full Time Regular

It's our 35th Anniversary and we keep getting better with age!

Doing what you love in a place you love with people you trust? Yes. At Chico's FAS you can have it all. A career in fashion retail where you will feel inspired and encouraged to be your best and be yourself every day. A place where values and guiding principles are more than just a sign on the wall. An environment that cultivates and champions career growth. We care about each other, our customers and our community. Headquartered in Southwest Florida, Chico's FAS is a family of Three Amazing Brands, surrounded by beautiful sunny beaches. Ready to join us? Read on.

Position Objective

This position will be responsible for developing engaging content that tells a brand and product story that elicits an emotional response from our current and future customers. This position will work closely with the cross functional partners to deliver content that supports the brands business objectives. This position will be instrumental in building and maintaining brand creative integrity through all Omni channels.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Manages the creative process from concept to completion. Works closely with Creative leader to drive concepting, shoot execution and asset management.
  • Conceptualizes plans and directs photo shoots, including pre and post-production. Including but not limited to: partnering with producer on casting, photographers, locations, talent.
  • Leads and directs shoot crew consisting of photographers, videographers, models, digital techs, stylists, hair and makeup, and assistants.
  • Conceptualizes, leads, develops and executes photography and video assets that that meets brand objectives and maintains brand integrity in all channels.
  • Translates marketing objectives into clear creative strategies.
  • Leads and directs the creative team in the production of all marketing collateral for all channels.
  • Adheres to demands of production schedule while helping to manage team's priorities and time.
  • Ensures copy and art are aligned to deliver the brand story.
  • Keeps up to date on current trends, fashion, popular culture/social media and competitive landscape.
  • Edits images and lead image retouching in partnership with cross functional leaders
  • Uses customer data to inform decisions partner in partnership with customer analytics and marketing.
  • May oversee profitability, deliverables, timelines and budgets.
  • Partners with photo shoot producer on casting, photographers, location, and talent.
  • Partners with project managers to establish and maintain product life cycles deliverables and deadlines.
  • Ensures brands individuality and standards in all marketing channel. Values individuality and the diverse talents of their team. Leads the team by communicating expectations, providing guidance, delivering feedback, and empowering the team to be their best.


  • BA/BS degree required; preferably in Fine Arts, Graphic Arts or a related
  • 8+ years of Art Direction/Creative Direction experience; Fashion and Style experience
  • Vertical retail Omni experience a plus; An intimate understanding of fashion, graphic design, copy, and web best practices/guidelines
  • Experience in directing still and video shoots both in studio & on location
  • An excellent eye for retail/fashion color management
  • MAC proficiency including Adobe Suites
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Experience managing a creative team
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complicated problems quickly


From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, Chico's has corporate job opportunities in Fort Myers, FL for talented professionals to join our team of retail associates who share our commitment to excellence.

Creative Jobs in Corporate at Chico's can include:

Sr. Director, Creative - Team members in this creative job will partner with marketing, Digital Commerce, Social, Visual to support the objectives of the brand by following through with the creative design and production of marketing projects based on established schedules.

With hundreds of boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S. and Canada, 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. Apply online today for Creative jobs at Chico's.

About Chico's
For 30 years, we've helped millions of women look as great as they feel. Our chic prints, artisan jackets, and wrinkle-free Travelers collection have built quite a following at our stores, but we hear it's our combination of great style, one-of-a-kind details, and warm, personal service that has captured the hearts of women nationwide.

How do we do it? It's all about you. Honestly. Every time we pick up a pencil to sketch a new design, we think about you: where you're going, what you're doing, what will flatter your body and make you feel fabulous.

Even as Chico's has grown, our values—beautiful apparel, exceptional service and deep appreciation for our customers—still remain at the heart of who we are today.
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