Senior Designer - Menswear

Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Mulgrave, VIC, AU

Company: kmartaustr

Brighter Futures Start here

 

As Australia’s biggest and most loved retailer, we’ve been brightening up everyday life for families for over 50 years. At our stores, distribution centres, and offices in Australia and New Zealand. All around the globe. Our diverse and inclusive 47,000 strong team come together for a common cause. Giving families easy access to our on-trend products and incredibly low prices – it’s the heart of everything we do.

As a leader in the retail market, we’re optimistic about our future and yours. We’re relentless in our pursuit for results, but changing at a rapid rate, giving you challenging work that you’ll be proud of. We celebrate your uniqueness and individuality. Because at Kmart it’s not just what you do, it’s who you are that makes every day living brighter.

 

About the Role:

 

As a collaborative & driven senior designer, you will work hand-in-hand with our wonderful Buying team to create fantastic product that brings memorable moments into our customers lives.

 

As a senior designer working for Kmart you will identify, interpret and implement global market trends to grow sales through great looking everyday product.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Trend forecasting
  • Ranging
  • Product Development
  • Leadership – constantly strive to improve product, process and culture

 

To be successful in this role:

 

We're looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual who will bring a curious mind-set and a passion for all things retail! You love delivering product, customers are always front of mind and building and managing relationships with a variety of key stakeholders is one of your strengths.

 

We'd also love you to have:

  • Previous experience in a product development role (mens wovens experience highly desirable but not essential)
  • Strong ability to forecast and implement a commercial and broad appeal trend
  • High proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Ability to create accurate technical specification drawings
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident & articulate presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail

 

Benefits we’ll offer you:

 

  • A dynamic learning and support program
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working through our Flex Where, Flex When, Flex Well policy
  • A discount card for Kmart, Target, Officeworks and Bunnings, plus other benefits
  • An inclusive, fun recognition program
  • A bonus program (where eligible)
  • Development opportunities across Kmart Group (comprised of Kmart, Target and Catch) as well as the broader Wesfarmers Group.
  • Wesfarmers Share Plan access (where eligible)

 

We’re here to make everyday living brighter

 

From humble beginnings in Burwood East, Victoria, in 1969, we’re now an essential part of 300 communities, and proud of it! From bedding to apparel to kitchenware and beyond. We’re designing and creating the products people reach for every day. In-store, online, or Click & Collect – getting the products we love into the hands of happy customers is what we aim to do best. From the remote outback to coastal towns and big cities, and everywhere in-between. We’re progressive in our pursuit to create seamless customer journeys for satisfied shoppers.
 

A place you can belong

 

At Kmart, we celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed. We believe that all team members should feel valued, respected and safe irrespective of your gender, ethnicity, indigeneity, religious beliefs, education, age, disability, family responsibilities, sexual orientation and gender identity and we encourage applications from all candidates.

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to do well when applying or working at Kmart, therefore we encourage you to share any feedback by emailing diversity@kmart.com.au if you would like any adjustments.

If you would like to explore a career with Kmart and this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!
 

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. As part of our recruitment process, we will be conducting Pre-Employment Checks with our successful candidates – this will include a police check.  Talent Acquisition will provide further updates to candidates as they progress through our recruitment process.
 

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