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Graphic Designer - Kids Apparel

Apply now Job no: 502427
Work type: Fixed Term Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Design - Merchandise

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!  

An exciting 6 month Fixed term contract has become available at Kmart for an experienced apparel graphic designer.

This role will see you creating graphics for kids sleepwear, innerwear and accessories and you will be responsible for the following :

  • assist researching and developing product from concept to final sign off by our buyers 
  • production of artwork for overseas manufacturers
  • creation of yardage prints, print placements and repeat patterns
  • assisting our designers to ensure accountabilities in trend and forecasting are met
  • interpreting briefs given on product requirements
  • working closely with buying teams and designers throughout the season

Your success in this role will be measured by your ability to ensure speed to market and product differentiation from competitors. You will have skills in:

  • Apparel graphic design;
  • Textile yardages and placements;
  • Garment drawing;
  • Creating repeat patterns;
  • Adobe Illustrator CS and Adobe Photoshop CS

This is an ideal opportunity to continue your apparel graphic design career within an experienced and fast paced team at one of Australia's leading retailers. Based at our Head Office in Mulgrave, this role will see you quickly become a crucial part of the team, so we are seeking a well-qualified candidate who has strong technical experience and is capable of jumping in and hitting the ground running in this fast pace environment.

You will work in an environment that supports your innovative flair and you will see your designs and artwork enjoyed by thousands of Kmart customers. Highly collaborative and creative, you have a structured approach, are incredibly well organised with strong time management skills, deadline driven and process orientated. Given we are a Design led model, your knowledge and opinions will be valued, so you will require the ability to communicate effectively and build great working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

At Kmart we are all about being IRRESISTIBLE! We pride ourselves on being a values led organisation and believe that integrity, boldness, team work & customer service drive our success. Our culture is fun, positive, honest and professional. We treat each other equally, with respect and we like to keep things simple. We operate at a fast pace, are highly results focussed and we all work collaboratively to ensure the continued success of our business and that we met our customers expectations every day!

We have a lot to offer our team members including great development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmer's Group, free parking and benefits program.

So if you have the required experience and our culture sounds like the right fit for you – don't miss this great opportunity to really make your mark. Please click "Apply" to complete an application form and upload your current RESUME and your current FOLIO (essential).

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 Kmart recruitment team member.

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