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Designer - Mens Activewear

Apply now Job no: 502316
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Design - Merchandise

At Kmart, families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items. Our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all of our customers, every time, everywhere they shop with us.  

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times. For Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With another 40 new stores opening across Australia and New Zealand, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers, who are at the heart of everything we do. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!  

The role!

Due to an internal movement we are now seeking to recruit a Mens Activewear Designer. This portfolio will suit a designer who is passionate about designing and creating on trend, commercial ranges to encapsulate our customers’ needs. A background in Apparel Design is a must, activewear advantageous.  To be successful in this role you will be able to interpret high level trends for a great commercial outcome, have great awareness of the global market and sound fabric and construction knowledge.

This role will require you to work closely with the merchant teams and understand trade results to make informed decisions to influence your internal stakeholders.


…are a highly experienced designer who has a broad range of experience ideally across both Menswear and Activewear. You will be capable of design at all levels including graphics and have a strong background with trend analysis and product development. Essential to the role will be your ability to engage stakeholders and influence.

Your success in this role will be measured by the success of your portfolio, high level of stakeholder engagement and cohesive handwriting across the Kmart floor.  In addition, a strong working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator CS and Adobe Photoshop CS will give you the ideal background to excel in this position. 

Why you will love Kmart!

You will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of Kmart and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced and progressive, with no two days the same!

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

So if you have the required experience and our culture sounds like the right fit for you – don’t miss this great opportunity to join Australia’s most profitable retailer.

Phone screening and interviews will occur prior to the closing date of this advertisement. Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies. Agencies - Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by a Recruitment team member.

To apply please upload your current resume and FOLIO / EXAMPLES of your work or include your website details and complete the online application form.


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