Jewelry Design

Career opportunities after FIDM

FIDM Graduates have created their own unique high-end jewelry designs and worked for companies such as Jewelry Design industry favorite Tarina Tarantino, Tiffany & Co., Robbins Brothers, LA Gem and Jewelry, LF Stores, Zoe Chicco Jewelry, Mannin, and Jewels by Joseph.

Jewelry Designer

Create fabulous jewelry. Turn your inspiration into wearable, marketable designs, whether fashion accessory or fine gems. Work for a jewelry firm or create your own brand. Must be passionate, self-motivated, and a leader.

Design Assistant

Get started in jewelry design. Assist the Designer in the creative design process by researching trends and sourcing materials. Be versatile, organized, detail-oriented, and a team player.

Metalsmith

Be creative with metals. Translate designs into wearable jewelry by forming and manipulating metals and using finishing techniques. Combine know-how in a variety of metalsmithing skills with a keen eye for detail.

Wax Model Maker

Turn design ideas into original models for jewelry. Create the three-dimensional models which are sculpted in wax by hand or by computer program. Must have technical skills and knowledge of the jewelry process.

Production Manager

Be a vital member of the Jewelry Manufacturing Team. Work closely with Model Makers, CAsters, Jewelers, Setters, and Clients to coordinate production. Excellent opportunity for someone who has strong organizational and communication skills.

Independent Studio Artist

Be your own boss! Create unique jewelry from concept to completion for your own collection or custom designed jewelry for clients.