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Are you looking to play an important role on a winning team? Are you looking for more than “just a job,” but a place where you can truly thrive and have your daily contributions make a real difference in someone’s life? At Varsity Brands we’re a growing company where you can lend your skills and talents in support of a greater mission. In return, you get to work with great people on challenging assignments that will accelerate your professional growth.

HERFF JONES, CAD Designer – Warwick, RI

Your Opportunity: The Herff Jones team is looking for a CAD Designer to join our team in Warwick, RI.

Recent College Grads encouraged to apply!!! We provide on the job training for those that studied CAD design in school! 

As a 3D CAD Designer, you will be responsible design a flat 3D dimensional design in our CAD program using th supplied 2D artwork from our graphic design department.

What we want you to accomplish:

  • Responsible for building 3D computer models referencing 2D vector art.
  • Design solid models for 3D printing

Core Activities:

  • Responsible for interpreting art drawings into a 3-dimensional computer models and producing tool paths for the CNC machining.
  • Produces a numeric tool path part program that us used to control a computer numeric controlled engraver (CNC)
  • Obtain and review die requisitions.
  • Responsible for creating a tool that meets the design specifications while capturing the original art design.
  • Evaluates supplied artwork and samples
  • Forwards finished production molds and die requests to appropriate department.

Success Indicators:

  • Proficiency with Rhino CAD design software preferred.
  • Ability to adhere to close tolerances and attention to detail is required.
  • Proficiency in Windows PC including Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with 2D Adobe Illustrator preferred.
  • Jewelry experience preferred.
  • Ability to adhere to close tolerances and attention to detail
  • Ability to establish priorities and work independently.

Education / Certifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Jewelry/Metalsmithing, Graphic Design preferred.


Herff Jones is the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students. Herff Jones' products include class rings and jewelry, caps and gowns, yearbooks, diplomas, frames, announcements and Greek accessories as well as motivation and recognition programs. Since 1920, our team has worked alongside students, faculty and staff on campuses nationwide to help build a stronger community and celebrate student milestones. Our continued success relies on hiring extraordinary talent, with a passion for making a difference and eagerness to roll up the sleeves, to help us write the story of our next 100 years.

Varsity Brands companies are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

Any employment agency, person or entity that submits a résumé into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's résumé will become the property of Herff Jones. Herff Jones will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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