JOB BOARD

Looking for the right talent? Looking for a job? This is a space for jewellery industry members and jewellery students/jewellery job seekers to find each other. 

Dana’s Goldsmithing is seeking a Jewellery Designer

Dana's Goldsmithing, one of Canada’s leading independent Jewellery brands that focuses on Custom Jewellery Design, is looking for a Jewellery Designer! This individual has education, experience, and proven talent in jewellery design. This talented individual will have a combination of excellent sketching and CAD modelling skills. The ability to conduct private consultations with custom design clients is a plus. Most importantly, they can integrate seamlessly into an amazing team who are committed to making every interaction with our clients personal. This is a rare opportunity to join a progressive organization that is growing rapidly and leading the way in custom jewellery design and redesign.

Qualifications:

 Minimum 3 years custom jewellery design experience

 Excellent scaled, hand drawing skills is required, and candidate must submit portfolio examples prior to interview process

 CAD modelling expertise preferably using Matrix Gemvision Software

 The ability to conduct private consultations with custom design clients is an asset

 Successful completion of an accredited jewellery arts program

 Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

 Organized with attention to detail

 Dedicated to continuous learning of the craft.

Full-time and Part-time positions available *Please email resumes to dana@danas.ca

Salary negotiable based on experience.



GOLDSMITH WANTED!

Troy Shoppe Jewellers in Calgary, Alberta, celebrating our 40th year in business is looking for a talented goldsmith. Our current goldsmith of 33 years is wanting to retire! Previous experience and training are a must as we maintain a high degree of quality control. Your experience can be on the job or a certificate of completion.

We require a detail orientated goldsmith capable of everything from basic repairs to custom making and finishing all forms of jewellery. Being able to set gemstones and diamonds is an absolute necessity.

We pay well and offer a health package after 30 days. We are in a freestanding secure location with plenty of parking.

The applicant should be self-directed as we offer a great degree of independence and freedom. In other words, nobody will stand over your shoulder shouting at you! Maintaining an understanding of scheduling job completion is beneficial. We also are willing to aid in extra training if needed. Our fully stocked workshop is fluid enough to be changed to help the goldsmith work better. We do not cast on premises (no venting at present).

This is a full-time permanent position. However, we would consider a contract arrangement within our store if the applicant would prefer. We will also help with a moving allowance if required.

Our store is busy with repairs and custom jobs so you will not be bored with just mundane work!

The position is available immediately.

Please apply via:

Fax: 403-293-7346

Email: david@troyshoppejewellers.com



  • PROFESSIONALISM, INTEGRITY & CARE

    Raffi Jewellers is a family run company and home to the most prestigious luxury brands in the world. Whether commemorating a special event, expressing love or admiration, or building a personal collection, our guests come to us for the perfect piece. We love being in the business of creating cherished memories and forging lifelong relationships with our guests. We are honoured to play a small role in your special occasions. And we vow to do everything we can to help elevate special moments to the exceptional.

    Raffi Jewellers is looking for a full-time Goldsmith at our Flagship Boutique in Cambridge to take-on a dynamic and rewarding career in luxury jewellery and watches. Training and professional development are especially important at Raffi Jewellers and we look forward to watching each team member embrace new roles and blossom in their careers.

    Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Repair jewellery by replacing broken clasps, altering ring sizes or resetting stones
  • Record completed work, ensure system is updated and that client bag is stored in the correct location
  • Compute the costs of labour and material for new pieces
  • Prepare estimated (or support the preparation of estimated) for repairs
  • Coordinate the drop off/ delivery of repairs from other stores/manufacturers
  • Change batteries or other on-demand client service requests
  • Shape metal to hold the gems when making individual pieces
  • Create jewellery from gold, silver and precious gemstones on specific direction
  • Solder pieces together and insert stones
  • Clean and polish jewellery as needed
  • Create custom orders at the request of the CEO
  • Follow security policies
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  • Requirements:

  • Post-graduate degree in Goldsmithing
  • 5-10 years experience repairing and manufacturing jewellery

  • Environment:

  • Fast-paced work environment
  • Luxury brand retail
  • Career focused
  • Clean, well-ventilated workshop

  • Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Company paid benefits package after six months of full-time employment
  • Professional development encouraged
  • Training assistance program
  • On-site parking

  • Applicants can apply by email at careers@raffiandco.com


  • Raffi welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

P.T. Diamonds Inc. a family owned and operated diamond wholesaler is currently seeking a customer service and business development candidate. The successful candidate should: 

  • have high level of discretion and honesty, with experience in handling highly sensitive material 
  • be well organized with the ability to work independently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment 
  • multi-task, prioritize workload and have solid decision making skills. 

Experience in diamond and jewellery industry is a plus. 

Please send your resume to ptdiamondsgemlab@gmail.com 


 As part of George Brown College’s ongoing efforts to deliver industry-leading, applied education, the School of Fashion and Jewellery Studies is pleased to announce that students in the one-year Gemmology program will be made available to help out employers during this academic year.

The program:

With students being asked to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours during the year, we would appreciate your participation in providing volunteer opportunities with your event/company.  All we ask is that you fill out a brief evaluation of the student’s performance once their hours are complete.

Work-Integrated-Learning, also known as Field Education, is an integral and defining characteristic of a George Brown education, which has proven to be successful for both industry and students. With the introduction of this new applied learning opportunity, we hope to continue this tradition of win-win scenarios for our partners.

If you are interested in participating in our program, or if you have any questions, please feel free to connect with us.  We would love to send you eager, motivated students, who are looking to make a difference.

Click here for additional details on the program.

Jewellery Studies, George Brown College

Field Program Contact:

Michelle Walc

Field Education Coordinator / School of Fashion & Jewellery Studies

 mwalc@georgebrown.ca/ 416-415-5000 x6469


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The CJA is the national trade association for the Canadian jewellery industry, comprised  of retailers, suppliers, appraisers, designers and providers of goods and services.

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