Careers

CAREERS


PRODUCTION JEWELER

We are hiring a full time bench jeweler to make our Catbird jewelry line.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong bench jeweler skills - soldering, polishing, assembly

  • Attention to details a must

  • Efficient time management and ability to multitask

  • Laser welder or arc welder, stamping and engraving experience are all a plus

  • Must have excellent communication skills since you will be working as part of a team.

  • We are a growing company that produces a large amount of jewelry, you must be willing to embrace repetition as a challenge or mantra.

  • Position is five days a week in our jewelry studio in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Please email your resume and images of your work to catbirdhiring@gmail.com and tell us about yourself - DO NOT just send a résumé. Make sure to write "JEWELER" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.


Wet Room Assistant

We are looking for a full-time Wet Room Assistant in our Studio. Catbird’s Wet Room Assistant isprimarily responsible for processing Catbird jewelry through disc finishers at a level consistent with Catbird’s time and high quality standards. This person is also responsible for keeping jewelry processing on a schedule and communicating to coworkers, despruing and hand-finishing, maintaining disc finishers, and monitoring mass finishing consumable inventory. The right candidate is adept at creating material processes and looking for ways to improve them, is comfortable with repetition, observant and has excellent organizational and time management skills.

Familiarity with these tools, programs, and skills is required:

  • Rotary or vibratory tumblers or disc finishers

  • Flex shaft or dremel

  • Experience in jewelry or metal production

Familiarity with these tools, programs, and skills is recommended:

  • Tool maintenance

  • Excel or Google Sheets

Please email your resume to catbirdhiring@gmail.com and tell us about yourself - DO NOT just send a résumé. Make sure to write "Wet Room Assistant" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.


QUALITY CONTROL ASSISTANT

Catbird is looking for a detail oriented person to join our Quality Control Team as a full time Quality Control Assistant!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Visually inspecting all jewelry produced in house to meet specifications and established standards

  • Collect and input quality information, including data entry and photo documentation

  • Communicate quality concerns and product information with QC Coordinator, Jewelers, Work Planner, Trainers and Merchandising

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Must be extremely detail oriented, organized, and comfortable giving feedback

  • Comfortable in a fast paced environment and works with a sense of urgency to provide our customers with beautiful, sparkling jewelry that will bring them joy now through forever

  • Jewelry or Quality Control experience a plus

  • Knowledge of general jewelry terminology and fabrication preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to manage sensitive information with discretion

  • Knowledge of G Suite

Please email resume and tell us about yourself - do not just send a resume. Make sure to write "QC Assistant" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.


Junior Graphic Designer & Photo Editor

We are looking for a graphic design and photo editor to join our Art Department. We are an in-house design team that is heavily focused in art direction and photography. Our team is responsible for bringing merchandise to life through product and campaign shoots that affect all brand touch points -- social, e-commerce, packaging, print, events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be one of the first to see all new jewelry! Work closely with Merchandise team and in-house photographer to ensure all product photography is on-schedule and on-brand, ready to launch

  • Work with PR team team on special projects, campaign photoshoots and lookbooks

  • Review, retouch and upload digital photography product images for website

  • Heavy focus on creating web-ready images for e-commerce product listings of our beautiful jewelry

  • Experience retouching metals and stones are a plus!

  • Perform quality assurance on all images, ensuring consistency across products

  • Maintain and organize our extensive photo library

  • Address photo requests for print and external marketing

  • Interpret and develop Catbird’s branding through design deliverables

  • The role will work collaboratively to concept and design compelling marketing campaigns and associated content across multiple channels and platforms

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Has a strong interest in art direction and photography

  • 1+ year in the graphic design or photo editor field

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

  • Working understanding of Adobe Bridge or CaptureOne preferred

  • Basic photography and retouching skills preferred. And highly motivated to learn and develop those skills.

  • Experience in e-commerce and email marketing platforms a plus

  • Must be self-motivated, extremely organized, and detail-oriented

Please email and tell us about yourself - do not just send a resume. Also, include your portfolio. Make sure to write "Photo Editor" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.


SALES ASSOCIATE - PART TIME & FULL TIME

We are looking for a full time and part time Sales Associates for one to five days per week, including weekends.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • all aspects of customer service

  • assisting managers to receive, price, display, clean, and maintain inventory throughout the store

  • restocking merchandise on the floor

  • retail experience required

  • jewelry experience a plus

Looking for someone who understands that customer service is the MOST important thing. Someone who is nice, friendly, easy to get along with and has a good measure of common sense.  

Please email a cover letter with some information about yourself as well as a resumé and availability. Please put "Part Time (or Full Time) Sales Associate" in the subject line.



If you are interested in joining our team but don't see a position listed that you are suited for please email us! Please include a resumé and tell us a lot about yourself. 

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