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Jewelry Designer Resume Sample


Jewelry Designer Resume Sample

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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Hands-on, enthusiastic, and creative designer, offering solid academic foundation and thorough familiarity of jewelry design techniques and process. Equipped with knowledge of semi-precious and precious stones, metal properties/metal plating, glass/crystal, wood, enameling, resin, epoxy, and acrylic techniques. Accustomed of model and mold making process, with expertise in jewelry construction and manipulation methods. Armed with proven success in managing the aesthetic production and process. Adept at developing themes and ideas of appropriate brand designs from conception to completion. Proficient in identifying and translating high-level trends relevant with business needs. Strategic thinker and effective communicator, capable of handling multiple projects and tasks simultaneously while administering workload with multiple deadlines.

KEY STRENGTHS

Artistry and Innovative Approach: Exemplify profound expertise in producing creative, unique and eye-catching designs to meet client needs and specifications.

Fashion Expertise: Leverage strong fashion and color sense as well as extensive background in fashion retail.

Leadership and Management Capabilities: Effectively demonstrate ability in supervising, directing, and guiding individuals and groups in completing tasks and attaining and surpassing set goals.

Communication and Professionalism: Interpret knowledge and ideas clearly; display capability in exchanging information effectively, while exhibiting consistent demeanor in all situations.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising Management, (magna cum laude), 2008
Fashion Institute of Technology, ABC University | New York, NY

Associate of Applied Science in Jewelry Design, (magna cum laude), 2006
Fashion Institute of Technology, ABC University | New York, NY

Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Design, (magna cum laude), 2005
Fashion Institute of Technology, ABC University | New York, NY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Banana Republic | New York, NY
Jewelry Designer, 2009-Present

Apply resourcefulness and best management practices in supervising design associate in all aspects of product design process, including materials, market research, mood board creation, sketching, technical design, communications with overseas and domestic partners, and sample review and approval. Establish and cultivate mutual partnerships with domestic vendors by providing creative direction for product lines each season. Collaborate with Senior Design Director, Merchandising, and Product Development in developing sales concepts and competitive information; as well as ensuring product consistency with market trends and business strategies. Provide high-quality service to cross-functional partners and team members in designing and presenting seasonal concepts and products. Spearhead timely completion of all projects through compliance and management of design calendar. Implement initial document used to present seasonal concepts to cross-functional teams that led in changes in the execution of seasonal design presentations. Set and enforced standard compliance in distributing technical packages overseas to successfully receive back executed product.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Conceptualized and adopted innovative ideas in designing well-received product for seasonal design presentations which led in formulation of best seller list for each season.
  • Leveraged strong management capabilities in overseeing daily functions of Design Department in the absence of department head; guaranteed accurate and efficient execution of process, procedures, timelines, and deadlines, maximizing entire business process workflow.
  • Served as key innovator for successful set-up and presentation of season’s collection through design and artistic skills.
  • Leveraged strong management skills in managing and coordinating overall conceptualization and development phase of product lines.
  • Utilized innovative skills in designing and developing customer-appropriate branded collections for upcoming seasons in relation to market demands, company image, and business strategy.
  • Broadened skills and knowledge of Associate Designer in developing brand-appropriate product along with various design styles and CAD training resulting in efficiency and productivity of the overall process.

Coach Inc. | New York, NY
Full-Time In-House Jewelry Designer (Freelance), 2008-2009

Forecasted, identified, and developed domestic and international customer-appropriate branded collections for upcoming seasons through comprehensive trend research. Executed technical, print, and color design consultation and presentation; exemplified versatility and multitasking skills in performing diverse tasks, such as problem resolution design, computer support, product development, and design packages preparation for production.

Noir | New York, NY
Private Label Designer, 2006-2008

Handled fulfillment requests needed by celebrity and magazine stylish for events and editorial spreads. Managed sample completion and maintenance of a comprehensive record of all incoming samples in adherence to design process. Rendered exemplary support in supervising a team of sample makers; and implemented an efficient system for inspiration samples.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Conducted extensive trend research in the design, development, and completion of trend right product for private label clients, such as Armani Exchange, Bebe, Moschino and Home Shopping Network in partnership with the owner and Creative Director, sales team, buyers, and company account managers.
  • Played a lead role in the innovative design of companies’ own branded collection and special design projects for clients such as Alice + Olivia, Sex and the City branded merchandise and W Magazine.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

COMPANY ABC | BALTIMORE, MD
Teller Supervisor and Lead Teller, 2000-2003

Leveraged team lead expertise, responsible in coordinating all areas of customer relations, negotiable items, and currency management. Handled a wide variety of transactions such as staff training, regulatory policies and procedures, branch operational support and service functions as well as problem resolution. Effectively led and trained new hired employees in working at central branch and other locations. Ensured efficient and effective teller line operations; assumed full accountability in overseeing teller’s cash levels. Applied multifaceted approaches in performing various duties such as balancing main vault, ordering money, administering outgoing and incoming money. Meticulously managed the cash distribution, documentation and verification for commercial customers. Guaranteed overall compliance with security/fraud prevention procedures and proper implementation of internal controls in managing the banking process/operations.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Jewelry Designers Professionals’ Network

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat)
Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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