Associate Fashion Designer

Adecco Staffing is assisting Chico's FAS, Inc. in recruiting for an Associate Fashion Designer in Fort Myers, FL.  This position is long term temporary opportunity for the right candidate. Full relocation provided for the duration of the assignment including housing, rental car and flights.


The Associate Designer will create and develop product for assigned categories and assist the Design and Development Teams to execute the Seasonal Concept direction, line plan style needs, margin requirements, and completion of product. Communicate to vendors and other departments under the direction of the Sr. Designer.


  • Assist Sr. Designer/Designer in creating the product collections at the beginning of each season
  • Prepare development creative packages under direction of the Sr. Designer and/or Designer
  • Prepare SRFs for development tech packets
  • Assist in the preparation of seasonal product review meetings
  • Create new artwork for novelty embellished items within the collections
  • Create new silhouettes for categories within the collections
  • Support development team by preparing necessary visual tools (i.e. sketches, doll boards, presentation boards, fabric swatches, color standards, etc)


  • 4-Year College Degree Preferred
  • 3+ years' in the apparel design industry, preferably contemporary market
  • Outstanding sketching and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional taste level desired for Brands
  • Experience in business/design with solid understanding of fabrics, finishes, details, trims, fit and construction
  • Excellent silhouette and trend forecasting ability
  • Strong sense and passion for print, pattern and details that make the brand and product unique
  • Affinity for working in a team environment
  • Computer skills a must - Illustrator & Photoshop, Microsoft Office; FlexPLM experience preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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