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Retail Graphic Designer

  • 15 Mar 2023 11:37 AM
    Message # 13131946
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Retail Graphic Designer

    Organisation / Entity: Art Gallery of NSW
    Job category:
    • Sales and Marketing | Retail
    Job location:
    • Sydney Region / Sydney City
    Job reference number: 00009HDK
    Work type: Full-Time
    Number of positions: 1
    Total remuneration package: Total salary package valued up to $110,842 per annum including salary range $89,707 to $98,982 employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
    Contact: Rebecca Allport
    Contact email:
    Closing date: 24/03/2023 - 11:59 PM

    • Full-time, on-going
    • Sydney CBD – The Domain
    • Clerk Grade 5-6
    • Total Remuneration Package up to $110,842
    • Salary range ($89,707 to $98,982)


    Established in 1871, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is located in Sydney’s The Domain adjacent to the Royal Botanic Garden and near the Central Business District, the Gallery acknowledges the original custodians of this land – the Gadigal people of the Eora nation.

    The Gallery attracts around 1 million visitors annually and runs Australia’s largest education program with over 90,000 student and teacher visits per year.

    With our expanded campus recent opening the Gallery has a new state-of-the-art building located next to our existing and much-loved building. Providing us with close to double the exhibition space, the expanded Gallery enables us to share more art with more people and provide more family, learning and educational programming for all our audiences.

    To help us achieve our ambition, we are seeking diverse, collaborative, supportive and brilliant individuals to work alongside our existing talent and build on our rich history to create an even more inspiring Gallery for the future.

    For more information about the Gallery and our future, please visit our website


    Our commitment to diversity

    We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and flexible, workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.


    About the Role 

    Provides specialist creative design solutions for Gallery retail briefs ranging from: merchandise, packaging, artist limited-editions, and point-of-sale (POS) materials, and preparation of product specifications, final files for sampling and production, Gallery Shop graphics and signage, image preparation, and digital designs for online retailing and marketing.

    For more information about the role please view the role description and information for applicants or call the nominated contact person listed in the advertisement.

    What technical / soft skills you require

    1. Tertiary qualifications in Design fields with significant practical experience in a discipline of design, ideally retail product design and development.
    2. Ability to create effective visual communication pieces from creative concept stage through to finished product.
    3. Skills in creative design for retail products, packaging, signage, and 3D display.
    4. Skills in creative design for exhibition, environmental, animation, print and digital design and production experience.
    5. Proven experience in time management and overseeing manufacturers and suppliers, related production works in the execution of retail products, packaging, signage, and 3D displays.
    6. Strong written and oral communication skills, negotiation, and client service skills for working with the various internal and external clients, manufacturers, and suppliers.
    7. Experience in the use of design programs and applications such as Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, and other relevant design and office programs.


    Targeted questions

    1. Provide details of your role in the design development of two recent retail, merchandise, and/or artist limited-edition collections, including packaging, marketing campaigns, publications, exhibition packages, or mid-size identity projects (maximum of 300 words).
    2. The role requires that you communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders both internally and externally to get a production completed. Give an example of an occasion when you have had to manage and resolve the differing expectations of multiple stakeholders for merchandise and/or artist limited-edition collections, including packaging, (300-word limit).

    Applicants are asked to submit either a folio of work as a URL link or PDF which demonstrate overall design skills.


    Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a design exercise in merchandise and packaging concepts.


    Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013, therefore you may be contacted to participate.


    The successful applicant will be required to undertake a National Police Records Check, refer to link;




    If you require further details about this role, please contact Rebecca Allport, Head of Retail via email at


    Applications must be lodged electronically via the website. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted.


    Closing date for applications

    24 March 2023 we strongly recommend submitting by 4pm as there is no support available after 5pm. Late submissions may not be accepted due to technical issues if you have attempted submission after 4pm on the final close day.

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