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The Jewelry Designer for Samuels Jewelers is responsible for partnering with key stakeholders in the development of new collections and innovative designs. The Jewelry Designer is also responsible for coordinating with factories on production.
 

Essential Job Functions And Responsibilities

  • Works under the guidance of the Merchandising team in US Corporate Office to Develop new collections & innovative designs
  • Liaison between US design projects, creative design and factory implementation
  • Partners with factories to maintain quality standards, expectations and FTC guidelines
  • Controls and confirms master molds prior to producing samples

jewelry-designer

 

Skills/Requirements

  • Experience: 5 to 10 plus years’ related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Education: Bachelor of Art / Commercial Art with Majors in Jewelry Design, Metal Work and Jewelry
  • Gemological Institute Of America (GIA) Certification, GG Preferred
  • Professional Skills: Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Adept with Photoshop / Illustrator / Rhino / Matrix software suites
  • Previous experience managing and creating jewelry designs
  • Up to date on the latest trends and styles
  • Experience in global sourcing and product development within the jewelry industry
  • Experience with Project Management, including the manufacturing & production cycle
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work effectively with other Associates, Departments and Stores
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to interact with a professional demeanor with staff, general public, and customers
  • Ability to work collaboratively with factories on design and with their product development teams
  • Effective prioritization and time management skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines under pressure
  • Technical Skills: Comprehensive CAD/CAM skills for Jewelry Design
  • Thorough knowledge/understanding of diamond & color as it relates to production, specifically associated with cut, symmetry and relative to design

Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Samuels Jewelers is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified associates without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in the application or interview process should notify the Human Resource Specialist.
 

Requirements

  • Experience: 5 to 10 plus years’ related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

 
Industry : Luxury Goods & Jewelry
Employment type : Full-time
Experience : Entry level
Job function : Design
 

Meet Gitanjali Gems Ltd

Luxury Goods & Jewelry · 1001-5000 employees · Founded 1964 · Public Company

Company

Founded as a single company cutting and polishing diamonds for the jewellery trade at Surat, Gujarat, in 1966, the Gitanjali Group became, many times over, a pioneer among major diamond and jewellery houses.

First major diamond and jewellery house to be launched and run by modern entrepreneurs rather than dynastic jewellers. An authorised DTC Sightholder and loyal customer – and a modern multinational business run on innovative insights. At the forefront of the global breakthrough in diamond jewellery design and production brought about by India’s ability to cut diamonds considered unworkable for jewellery till then. Has the distinction of producing the world’s smallest heart shaped diamond (0.03 carat), and developing some 25 patented facet patterns.

Opened up distribution via superstores, department stores and other retail outlets at MRP,supported by international certifications of scientifically tested purity and authenticity, across India and in the world’s jewellery capitals. Even markets branded jewellery directly by mail order catalogue.
Business model now integrates all operations, from rough diamond sourcing, cutting, polishing and distribution, and jewellery manufacture, to jewellery branding and retail, as well as global lifestyle brands, in India and abroad.

Offers jewellery in diverse styles: traditional, international classic, and casual. For consumers of all age groups, tastes and budgets. With a growing hamper of brands, some already global, and each targeted to specific consumer and market segments. Having won over 50 awards from the Ministry of Commerce, India for outstanding exports of diamond and jewellery, is today a $1 billion multinational group, and a publicly listed entity.

Operations span the globe, all the way from USA, UK, Belgium, Italy and the Middle East to Thailand, South East Asia China, and Japan.

 

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