Bench Jeweler, Berkeley CA
We are looking for a full-time production jeweler in our Berkeley studio to join our tight knit group of talented metal smiths. This role requires proficiency in all aspects of jewelry production including parts assembly, soldering, forging, and finishing. This is a production position where repetitive fabrication is required. You will be bench tested for this position, and must demonstrate a strong knowledge of metal smithing to be considered.
Requirements for this candidate:
•1+ years professional experience in jewelry production and/or metal-smithing.
•Minute soldering skills; ability to work with 24 & 26 gauge sheet and wire with an oxy-acetylene torch
•Ability to planish and forge using hammer and anvil
•Strong ability to manipulate hand tools including the use of a flex shaft, files, saws and pliers.
•Strong attention to detail.
•Reliability (attendance, timeliness, follow-through)
•Ability/desire to act as a team player.
•Demonstrated initiative and ownership of work product and space.
The ideal candidate will have:
•Experience as a production bench jeweler or a strong drive to learn repetitive tasks and master a trade.
•A strong value system including, but not limited to, honesty, quality and trust
•A desire to work in a tight-knit environment.
•A passion for the arts.
•An interest in growing personally and professionally within a dynamic organization.
Exceptional benefits package is available for full-time employees.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send a resume, cover letter and portfolio (if applicable) to firstname.lastname@example.org. For consideration, please include resume and cover letter in text of the email or attach as PDF files.