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Commercial Fashion Designer, Sculptural Metal

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Commercial Fashion Designer, Sculptural Metal, Alexandria, VA, must possess a bachelor’s degree in
applied sculpture, fine arts, or related field, plus 1 year of experience as a Sculptural Designer

1. CONDUCT RESEARCH USING VARIOUS ART AND ARCHITECTURAL JOURNALS AND DATABASES TO LEARN ABOUT VARIOUS ARTISTS, ART AND ARCHITECTURAL PERIODS WHICH INSPIRE THE DESIGN OF EACH UNIQUE SCULPTURE.

2. PREPARE SKETCHES OF IDEAS, DETAILED DRAWINGS, ILLUSTRATIONS, ARTWORK, USING PENS, PAINTS AND BRUSHES OR COMPUTER DESIGN.

3. MODIFY AND REFINE DESIGNS TO MEET CUSTOMER NEEDS, PRODUCTION LIMITATIONS OR CHANGES IN DESIGN TRENDS.

4. EVALUATE FEASIBILITY OF DESIGN IDEAS, BASED ON FACTORS SUCH AS APPEARANCE, ARTISTIC QUALITY, SAFETY, FUNCTION, BUDGET, PRODUCTION COSTS/METHODS, AND MARKET CHARACTERISTICS.

5. INVESTIGATE PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS SUCH AS THE PRODUCTS HANDLING QUALITIES, ITS MARKET APPEAL, HOW EFFICIENTLY IT CAN BE
PRODUCED, AND MAINTAINED.

6. CONFER WITH SALES DEPARTMENT OR WITH CUSTOMERS TO ESTABLISH AND EVALUATE DESIGN CONCEPTS FOR SCULPTURAL METAL PIECES.

7. RESEARCH PRODUCTIONS COSTS, PRODUCTION MATERIALS, AND PROVIDE COST ESTIMATES AND ITEMIZED PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS.

8. SCULPT AND COORDINATE THE FABRICATION OF MODELS OR SAMPLES FROM SKETCHES.

9. FABRICATE MODELS OR SAMPLES IN WAX, PLASTIC, METAL OR OTHER MATERIALS, USING HAND OR POWER TOOLS.

10. PARTICIPATE IN NEW PRODUCT PLANNING OR MARKET RESEARCH, INCLUDING STUDYING THE POTENTIAL NEED FOR NEW STYLES OF SCULPTED PIECES.

11. MANUFACTURE ONE OF A KIND WEARABLE SCULPTURES USING TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES (DRAWINGS, METALS, WAXES, CARVING AND CASTING), AND COMPUTER SOFTWARE SUCH AS ARTCAM, JEWELSMITH AND 3D PRINTING.

12. COORDINATE THE LOOK OF PRODUCT LINES.

13. DESIGN GRAPHIC MATERIAL FOR USE AS ILLUSTRATION OR ADVERTISING ON MANUFACTURED MATERIALS AND PACKAGING OR CONTAINERS.


Salary: $49,650

Hours: Mon-Tues & Thurs-Sat 9am-5:30pm,

Send resumes to Dejan Jovanovic, Jovanovich, Inc. DBA Dejan Studio Jewelry

105 N. Union Street, Suite 15, Alexandria, VA. 22314