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Designer - Personal Care and Cosmetics

Apply now Job no: 502460
Work type: Fixed Term 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 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!  

Kmart is currently looking for a creative designer for a Maternity leave position for 12 months.  You will have prior experience designing packaging for our cosmetics and personal care product as well as creating beautiful designs for candle range and assist in events such as Christmas and Easter.  You will be an experienced, commercially focused designer with a passion for beauty products, gifting and special events.

This exciting opportunity will see you work collaboratively with the merchandise teams whilst:

  • gaining inspiration from fashion, interiors and international markets to design unique commercial products from concept to final sign off;
  • understanding the customer and creating designs that inspire and connect;
  • remaining diverse in your handwriting style and working to tight deadlines;
  • producing on-time artwork ready to submit to local and overseas manufacturers;
  • influencing and leading the buying team to ensure on trend and all product specifications are met;
  • understanding the production limitations and cost restrictions but able to enhance and add value within budget.

Your success in this role will be measured by your ability to ensure speed to market and product differentiation from competitors to fit with our market, along with your:

  • creative thinking in 2D and 3D;
  • understanding of beauty, packaging and printing processes;
  • a broad versatile approach to on-trend design and execution;
  • solid experience with Adobe Creative Suite and in particular, Adobe Illustrator.
  • fantastic stakeholder engagement and management skills; and
  • strong understanding of core principles around packaging and brand.

This is an ideal opportunity to join our fast paced and highly successful design team in a role that allows you to actively contribute to the Kmart strategy whilst developing your career with Australia's most profitable retailer.

At Kmart, we recognise the value in promoting a flexible work environment and are happy to consider applicants seeking a variety of arrangements. If flexibility is important to you please outline your individual requirements on the Flexible Work Arrangements section on the application form.

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!

So if this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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