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Designer - Beauty

Apply now Job no: 503248
Work type: Permanent Part Time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Design - Merchandise

About Kmart

With more than 235 stores and employing over 34,000 people, Kmart is proud to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest and most successful retailers.

Serving the needs of Australian and New Zealand families is at the core of who we are as a business, that’s why we are driven to be the place customers rely on for low prices and making every day living brighter.


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?

A huge part of Kmart’s success is attributed to our amazing team of Designers who are responsible for creating such in-demand, on-trend products. Operating as a design led retailer, we harness global trends and create designs and products unique to Kmart! Our products are in huge demand and have an incredible social media following – it’s a great time to be part of the Kmart design team!

Kmart are looking to grow our Private Label Beauty business and are looking to add a creative designer with experience working in Beauty (or a closely related industry) to our Design team.  You will be an experienced, commercially focused designer with a passion for beauty products.  This is a 4-day per week role.

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

  • gaining inspiration from 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 specifications are met;
  • understanding the production limitations and cost restrictions but able to enhance and add value within budget.

About You

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 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.

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, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

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

Please upload along with your CV, a copy of your Portfolio. which showcases your packaging design skills.

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





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