Team & Culture

Meet the Team

KIM, FOUNDER + CEO 
Where are you from? 
Anchorage, AK 
Favorite piece of Fresh Tangerine Jewelry?
Arc Necklace
If you could have dinner with anyone alive or dead, who would it be?
Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon. We would be eating tacos together and drinking margaritas made from JT’s tequila.
KIA, BUSINESS OPERATIONS MANAGER
Where are you from? 
Seattle, WA
Favorite piece of Fresh Tangerine Jewelry? 
Geode Hoops
If you had a magic power, what would it be and why?
Teleportation because I could go anywhere in the world in the blink of an eye.
LAURA, OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
Where are you from?  
Winchester, UK
Favorite piece of Fresh Tangerine Jewelry?  
Bastille Ring
What is your favorite word and why?
Probably faff. I am a master in the art of faffing. It's sort of like procrastinating but also not. One of those great untranslatable words and one I didn't know was British slang until I moved here! 
ZOE, SENIOR PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE
Where are you from?  
Los Altos, CA
Favorite piece of Fresh Tangerine Jewelry?  
Krikos Ring
What animal would be cutest if scaled down to the size of a cat? 
Elephant. 100% a tiny elephant.
LILLIE, OPERATIONS ASSISTANT 
Where are you from? 
Whidbey Island, WA
Favorite piece of FT jewelry? 
Ellipse Earrings
What hobby would you get into if time and money weren't an issue?
I would learn to make miniatures and dioramas!
 
CAUCHY, CCO: CHIEF CUTENESS OFFICER
Where are you from? 
Gig Harbor, WA 
Favorite piece of Fresh Tangerine Jewelry? 
Friendship Bracelet 
What is your favorite guilty pleasure TV show? 
Gilmore Girls
LUCKY, CSO: Chief Security Officer
Where are you from?  
Los Angeles, CA
Favorite piece of Fresh Tangerine Jewelry? 
Hammered Stacking Ring
What is your go-to brunch order? 
Biscuits and gravy.

Process

We believe that the how is just as important as the what.

We are more than a jewelry brand. Our company culture and the way we do business is just as important to us as the products we offer. We are constantly striving to do better and create the best experience possible for everyone who is a part of Fresh Tangerine. We truly value feedback from our customers and employees and that feedback has helped shape us into the brand we are today. We use our core values and character pillars to help shape the way we interact and engage with those around us.

Our Core Values

Always Be Kind
We aim to treat everyone with kindness and an open mind. Our goal is to cultivate a diverse community of people from all different backgrounds because each individual has a unique story that deserves to be heard.

Inspire and Be Inspired
We live by the phrase “collaboration not competition.” There’s room for everyone to follow their passion, and we want to use our own story to encourage others to take the leap.

Keep Learning and Growing
We believe that every mistake is a learning experience and an opportunity to grow. We’re always asking ourselves “what’s not working” and “what will we do differently next time.” We’re inspired by change and aren’t afraid to take risks in order to move forward.

Create Meaningful Connections
We believe every interaction is an opportunity to connect with someone and to create a unique and positive experience. We love meeting new people, hearing their stories and using our spaces as a gathering place where everyone is welcome.

Work Hard & Have Fun in the Process
We love what we do, and there’s always a lot to do. We try to find joy in whatever it is we’re doing, even if that means finding a playlist to motivate us or giving ourselves a reward after. Work doesn’t always have to feel like work.

Be Accountable
We work to foster an environment where people can take ownership of themselves and their work, using problem solving and critical thinking skills to make decisions and take thoughtful and intentional risks.