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Senior Designer - Manager, High Jewelry

Employer
Tiffany & Co.
Location
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Function
Marketing
Level
Senior Manager
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Senior Designer - Manager, High Jewelry is responsible for the creation of product through innovation based on aesthetic, Tiffany & Co.'s rich heritage and the codes and values of the house. The designer should exhibit knowledge of the company's history and possess curiosity and a strong passion for creation, resulting in a contemporary aesthetic that maintains brand integrity. Working with the Chief Artistic Officer-Jewelry and High Jewelry and Director & Sr Director of High Jewelry, the designer will conduct historical research, ideate, design and present projects that meet business needs established by the Category Management department. The high jewelry designer will be responsible for monitoring the technical development of his or her projects, working in conjunction with workshops, model makers and CAD professionals to ensure design intent is conveyed, properly understood and met in finished goods.

Key Accountabilities:

Design, Research & Presentation
• Create superior digital or gouache renderings for one of a kind high jewelry and custom pieces.
• Create meaningful presentations to support the brand's artistic vision.
• Work in tandem with Advanced Design team to ensure 3D models meet design intent.
• Partner with Advanced Design, Product Development and suppliers to ensure that the finished product properly reflects the integrity and intent of the Chief Artistic Officer-Jewelry and High Jewelry.
• Provide research and development idea inspirations to Design Director and Chief Artistic Officer based on their directives and anticipated needs of the business.
• Demonstrate and apply knowledge of style concepts in jewelry and additional art forms as they relate to Tiffany design.

Project Management, Leadership & Operations
• Manage design process from concept development to design hand off to meet the critical deadlines as established by the corporate timeline.
• Partner across categories to support and ensure cohesive design in brand vision.
• Evaluate and communicate independent non-biased feedback of strengths and weaknesses of design concepts to senior management team.
• Manage all aspects of design deliverables to achieve timeline goals. Proactively manage and maintain accurate usage of design systems and numbers project.
• Create and implement plans to achieve results. Identify opportunities for improvement and creation of efficiencies within area of responsibility and overall department.

Communication
• Collaborate with cross-functional partners to ensure design vision is production viable, technically functional and produced to achieve aesthetic direction of the collection.
• Proactively set up and encourage communication amongst design team to ensure alignment and cohesive execution.
• Manage and maintain the archiving, organization and communication of electronic design documents.
• Demonstrate and foster support for the goals of the department and company.

Required Qualifications:

Communication
• Collaborate with cross-functional partners to ensure design vision is production viable, technically functional and produced to achieve aesthetic direction of the collection.
• Proactively set up and encourage communication amongst design team to ensure alignment and cohesive execution.
• Manage and maintain the archiving, organization and communication of electronic design documents.
• Demonstrate and foster support for the goals of the department and company.

he hiring range for this position ranges from $129,625 - $183,000 annually. The rate of pay offered will be dependent upon candidates' relevant skills and experience.

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