David Yurman

  • CAD Designer

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 6 months ago(11/7/2018 12:54 PM)
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  • Overview

    This CAD Designer must have experience and knowledge in all product related to DY.

    Responsible for execution of designs as well as ensuring the functional and aesthetic objectives


    • Create high quality complex models in a short timeframe with minimal to no supervision.
    • Work independently from start to finish on a project regardless of its complexity of form, engineering or level of direction given. Understands team processes and aesthetics fluently.
    • Collaborate with jewelers, setters and product development teams on all technical aspects of creation of the finished piece. Knowledge and ability to create stone settings and mechanisms with no supervision.
    • Provide input on timelines to completion; translate design concept into a physical piece within established project time frame.
    • Provide input and suggestions on building techniques, knowledgeable of production techniques and how to build and split models for various production processes.
    • Offer feedback on technical obstacles at initial design evaluation, participate in brainstorming sessions during review meetings. Provide suggestions on production and assembly techniques best suited for project.
    • Make acceptable aesthetic compromises to meet functionality needs.
    • Provide guidance to fellow CAD Designers and able to manage the workflow of others.
    • Communicates cross-functionally to ensure appropriate departments are aware of pertinent information relating to each individual CAD as well as collections as a whole


    • Minimum 5 years of CAD experience specific to jewelry.
    • Computer Skills: Proficient in Rhino 3DM CAD software.
    • Experience with organic modeling/sculpting software such as 3D-Coat, Z-Brush, Freeform, and Art Cam are a plus
    • Experience with Solidscape 3D printing machines and CNC machining are helpful.
    • Knowledge of complex jewelry construction as well as precious metal properties.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.  Standard office equipment.
    • Must be proficient in creating solid, workable polysurface files.
    • Ability to read and interpret design rendering and engineering documents.
    • Must have good communication skills. Ability to communicate issues clearly in a team environment.
    • Must have working knowledge of mechanisms such as hinges and clasps.
    • Four year BA or BS degree in Engineering or Industrial Design with a background in jewelry design preferred or the equivalent in Jewelry Industry work experience.


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