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Designer - Womenswear (Seasonal - Knitwear & Jackets)

Apply now Job no: 503639
Work type: Fixed Term Full 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.

Culture

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?

We currently have an exciting role for a highly experienced Seasonal Womenswear Designer to join our design team. This role will see you responsible for the end to end design and creation of Seasonal Knitwear and Jackets.  A critical design role for Kmart, your passion for design and your ability to partner with our Buyers to ensure continued success in the department is essential. This is  primarily a 6 month fixed term contract and we will consider working remotely as a real possibility.

This opportunity will see you work collaboratively with the merchandise teams whilst at the same time researching and developing apparel product from concept to final sign off, managing the production of artwork for overseas manufacturers and working closely with a buying team throughout the seasonal cycle.

About You

This opportunity will see you work collaboratively with the merchandise teams whilst at the same time researching and developing apparel product from concept to final sign off, managing the production of artwork for overseas manufacturers and working closely with a buying team throughout the seasonal cycle.

Your success in this role will be measured by your ability to ensure speed to market and product differentiation from competitors. You will have already made a strong impact in previous roles and your sound background in graphic design, garment construction, technical drawings, fabric knowledge, textile yardages and placements will be integral to your success.

Strong working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator CS and Adobe Photoshop CS will give you the ideal background to excel in this position. You will also have the ability to build effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders whilst driving results through strong negotiation and your comprehensive understanding of market trends.

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.

Kmart are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – this means we are committed to responding to every applicant

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