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Senior Concept Designer/Planner- 12 month FTC

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Store Development

About Kmart Group

Wesfarmers Limited have structured its department store businesses to enable Kmart and Target to maximise and share opportunities where appropriate whilst separately maintaining and growing these iconic Australian brands. 


You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same! 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.

What we’re looking for?

Reporting in to the Store Design Manager, we are looking for Senior Concept Designer/Planner to  bring the brand to life through a holistic retail environment. Ability to see the big picture through retail design, all graphic applications and store presentation to create compelling customer journey. Working with immediate and broader team of Project Managers, local architects and shopfitters and global supply teams, you will be responsible for the following;

  • Design and develop new store formats, equipment and merchandise solutions
  • Support store design manager to drive testing and execution of design concepts, Trials, store initiatives.
  • Delivery of store concepts and design initiatives that deliver creative excellence and drive agreed sales growth
  • Ensure design solutions demonstrate new innovations, maintain brief and are on strategy
  • See the big picture through retail design, all graphic applications and store presentation to create compelling customer journey
  • Liaise with key stakeholders and teams to ensure that agreed deliverables and timelines are effectively managed and processes are followed

About You

To be successful in securing this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • A passion for good design, with the ability to think strategically and practically about design solutions
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience interior design, commercial/retail design
  • Degree or equivalent experience in 3D interior design or architecture
  • Substantial prior experience in interior design / commercial design within an international retailer or highly successful Australian retailer
  • Ability to think commercially in relation to maximizing sales and to deliver projects within agreed budgets.
  • Retail store design and planning including conceptual design, schematic design and design development
  • Working knowledge of shop fitting equipment, joinery and architectural details
  • Ability to hand sketch and communicate design ideas and direction quickly to wide range of stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and AutoCAD or equivalent 3D software architectural program TEAM
  • Flexibility to focus on multiple projects in various stages of development


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, inclusion in company bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart,Target and Officeworks.

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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