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Web Designer

VPS 3.1: $60,551 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on the 08 July 2015.

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Web Designer who under the direction of the Senior Web Designer and working within a team will be responsible for day-to-day web design and production.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
To be successful you will have an approved degree or diploma in Multimedia, Visual Arts, Graphic Design or related disciplines, coupled with experience as a web designer and developer as evidenced with a strong portfolio.  You will also have experience with contemporary web design workflows and tools e.g. Photoshop/Sketch, Coda, Invision, and knowledge of up-to-date design practices e.g. responsive layouts, interface motion design, ‘web app’ design principles, and design/UX research.  An in-depth knowledge of front-end development including HTML/CSS/jQuery and techniques such as preprocessing and CSS3 animation is also essential.  Knowledge and experience in WordPress theme development would be advantageous,

ABOUT THE POSITION:
You will assist the Senior Web Designer with the daily operations of web design, the delivery of online projects, products and services. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to the delivery of online projects and achieving outputs, ensuring liaison with other web designers and relevant departments such as curatorial, marketing, education and public programs staff.
  • Working with the Web team to design web-based applications, both for the public website and for internal use within the gallery.
  • Collaborating with the team to gather and manage content, and to manage copyright and other rights issues.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities, resume and .PDF portfolio or a link to an online portfolio of work to jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by July 8, 2015.

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Exhibition Designer

VPS 3.2 $68,333 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on the 8 July, 2015

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a talented and creative designer to join the NGV Design Studio team.  This is an opportunity for a designer that shares a passion for design, is inspired by art and will contribute to creating immersive, inspirational and thought provoking experiences in such areas as exhibition, commercial, hospitality and retail design.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
This position is responsible for developing creative design concepts and solutions for permanent and temporary exhibitions, programs, events and commercial projects.  This includes the preparation of concepts, design development, specifications and documentation drawings for build and tendering purposes, arranging quotes, procurement of approved services and project administration. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking environmental graphic design for permanent and temporary exhibitions, programs, events & commercial projects including retail. Dispatch for production environmental graphics including labels, didactic texts, title wall graphics, directional/way finding signage, illustrative and information graphic material and all other visual communications to accompany exhibits.
  • Undertaking and supporting the Exhibition Design team in CAD documentation for exhibitions and displays for construction purposes including design and production of environmental graphics.
  • Ensuring the Manager, Exhibition Design and Senior Exhibition Designers are informed and approve each stage of design development and authorise procurement and other production requirements.

To be successful you will have a degree in Interior Design, Architecture or allied field, coupled with experience in a design environment, preferably controlling design projects.  You will also be able to lead the design process of a project, from conceptual visualisation through to final CAD documentation drawings and specifications for build and tendering purposes, production of documents for graphics and project administration.

You can produce project plans where objectives are clearly defined and action steps for achieving them are clearly specified, ensuring project objectives are met by anticipating and managing potential and emerging issues.  You actively seek all relevant information for problem-solving, analysing issues from different perspectives, drawing from the information available and identifying and proposing workable solutions to problems. You can confidently convey ideas and information in a clear and interesting way, seeing things from others’ points of view, while expressing your own views in a constructive and diplomatic way.  You can also adapt presentations to suit the audience, ensuring that written communications contain the necessary information to achieve its purposes.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities, resume and a .PDF portfolio to jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by July 8, 2015.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format ›

The National Gallery of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity in the workplace. As such, the National Gallery of Victoria encourages applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and it is our policy to consider reasonable adjustments for qualified applicants with disabilities.

To submit an application, please send:

  • covering letter
  • statement addressing the key selection criteria in the role statement
  • your curriculum vitae (CV)

E-mail
jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au

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Human Resources Manager
National Gallery of Victoria
PO Box 7259
Melbourne VIC 3004