Senior Art Director

Brand: Soma Intimates
Category: Fashion Marketing
Corporate, Fort Myers, FL

Employment Type: Full Time Regular

Position Objective
This position will collaborate with Creative leaders in the development of engaging collateral and 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 product design, merchandising, visual, brand styling, merchandise coordination, PR and marketing partners to develop creative 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.
  • May conceptualize, lead, develop and executes photography and video assets that that meets brand objectives and maintains brand integrity in all channels.
  • May conceptualizes, plan and direct photo shoots, including pre and post-production. Including but not limited to: partnering with producer to identify talent and vendors.
  • In partnership with Creative leader translates marketing objectives into clear creative strategies.
  • Partners with marketing services team to oversee retouching for all channels
  • Partners with copy team to ensure copy and art are aligned to deliver product and brand stories.
  • Ensures brands individuality and standards in all marketing channels.
  • Evaluates customer data to drive decisions in partnership with customer analytics and marketing.
  • Partners with project managers to establish and maintain PLC deliverables and deadlines.
  • Adheres to the production schedule while helping to manage team's priorities and time.
  • Stays current on fashion, style, design, popular culture and social trends in the competitive landscape.
  • Shares best practices with design team members to foster outstanding design skills, and creative best practices.
  • 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.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required; preferably in a Graphic or Fine Arts field
  • 7+ years of Art Direction experience; Fashion and Style experience
  • Vertical retail Omni experience a plus
  • Portfolio of highly creative work.
  • MAC proficiency including Adobe Suites and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in directing still photography and video shoots from concept to execution; both in studio & on location
  • Knowledge of current on figure and still life photographers
  • Excellent presentation and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Strong time management, interpersonal skills and the ability to multi task
  • Experience in managing multiple complex creative projects with demonstrated ability to adapt to changing business needs
  • Experience in working within established budgets and tight deadlines
  • An excellent sense of style, design, trend
  • Positive team player with ability to collaborate with multi levels
  • Attuned to fashion and industry talent


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As a Fashion Marketer, you can grow your career in a variety of ways at Chico's FAS, Inc. Because we have three brands and hundreds of boutiques across the U.S. and Canada, we are able to leverage talent across the enterprise and throughout North America.

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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 Fashion Marketing Jobs in Corporate at Chico's.

At Chico's, there is no such thing as a typical career path, and we encourage everyone in a Fashion Marketing role to take advantage of the many opportunities that exist. Apply online today for Fashion Marketing Jobs in Corporate 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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