Hot Job: Jewelry Designer for Tiffany

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The position: Manager/Senior Designer for Tiffany & Co. (Stock Quote: TIF)

Location: New York, N.Y.

Job duties: Serve as designer for product development projects. Prepare artwork in compliance with design standards and project timeline. Review samples and prototypes to resolve manufacturing and design issues. Assist with creation of designs during the exploration phase of new concept development. Develop designs for specific strategic initiatives. Assign projects and monitor and ensure timely completion of designs. Meet with director on a regular basis to review all designs and report all status updates and issues. Prepare presentations for consideration by merchandising management.

The company: Tiffany & Co. is one of the most famous jewelry companies in the world. They are known for their diamond rings, handcrafted unique jewelry items and their famous distinctive blue box.

Requirements: Must have BFA or master's degree and 10 years of professional experience in the design industry. Requires highly developed design skills and expertise in the Tiffany style aesthetic. Must display proven ability to lead others, be self-motivated and proactive and have excellent presentation skills. Candidate must be organized, multi-task oriented and attentive to details. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Proficiency in Excel, Word, Photoshop and Illustrator a must.

Extra perks: The company offers a full benefits package, plus paid time off. Employees also get shares of Tiffany stock when the company meets certain profit goals, and the company provides gifts of Tiffany merchandise to celebrate employee milestones such as birthdays and weddings. There are also discounts on Tiffany purchases and tuition reimbursement. Tiffany also boasts about its many opportunities for professional movement by employees — whether that means progressing to a higher position in the department, making a lateral move to a different department that better suits the employee's talents or relocating to another store or office.

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