Design Coordinator – Home

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From humble beginnings in downtown Bendigo to supporting Australian communities far and wide- Myer has always been a special place, transcending beyond just a place to work.

Myer is a place for finding life-long friendships, a safe space with a big heart. Here, you’re encouraged to be yourself, share your ideas and are entrusted to deliver your very best. Some might even say it feels like being “right at home”.

Join Myer as a Design Coordinator on a 12-month contract and play a pivotal role in executing the Myer Exclusive Brands product strategy, specifically for our Homewares team!

  • Full time 12-month limited tenure opportunity
  • An exciting opportunity to further develop your design career within a progressive and transforming business within the Homewares Department
  • Hybrid working model, partly working remotely as well as our Support Office in Docklands

About the Role:

  • Working closely with the Category Buyer, you will be responsible for influencing and designing product from concept through to production in line with brand DNA and emerging trends
  • Assist the Category Buyer in the ranging and development of commercial seasonal product and brand initiatives including trend concepts & colour palettes
  • Work to deliver our brand vision through the creation of original artwork through the use of CAD & illustration along with accurate design packs with specifications
  • Prepare technical specifications of your print designs that are suitable for production including briefing the placement, size, colouration, and type of printing methodology
  • You will work with the product development team to ensure approvals of your artwork are correct, reflecting the trend and delivering on the brands DNA
  • Focus on forecasting for each season covering key trends, colours and shapes you will be an integral part of the design process at Myer

About You:

  • Tertiary education in textiles with a focus on design or equivalent industry experience related to the design role
  • You will have flexible handwriting with the ability to reflect different trends and graphics along with an understanding of costing garments
  • Ability to demonstrate a high skill level in drawing and illustration with a high proficiency working in CAD design using Adobe CC, including Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Previous experience or exposure to a Merchandise Buying Office will be highly regarded.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, working closely with the product development and buying teams
  • Design and a high expertise in Microsoft applications
  • Able to communicate clearly and have a flexible and adaptable mindset
  • Ability to interpret Homewares trends and present commercially viable recommendations
  • Capability in presenting and articulating ideas, trends and insights, and accepting constructive feedback and alternate perspectives
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work to deadlines and manage multiple priorities

Benefits to You:

  • Generous Team Member discounts on all Myer products
  • Work flexibly from home and our Support Office based in Docklands
  • A supportive leadership team
  • Volunteer, parental and lifestyle leave available
  • Service Recognition and Inspirational People Awards
  • Ongoing training and development for your career progression
  • The opportunity to be a part of and contribute to the Myer growth strategy

Here, you’re not only an employee. You’re a valued Team Member with real dreams that we want to help you chase, no matter how big or small. At Myer, we’re all about making your work life meaningful. We want you to experience life’s special moments fully, which is why we take pride in offering balance and flexible options to get you to where you want to be.

Wherever you are and wherever you’re going, we’ll meet you there and get you to your destination. With your enthusiasm and our support, we’re fully committed to helping you thrive and flourish. The future lies in your hands.

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