Communication Designer

Museums Victoria seeks an experienced and talented Communication Designer. You will contribute to creation and delivery of outstanding museum projects such as exhibitions, publications, education materials, websites, corporate communications and marketing collateral.
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG3.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/9169
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $74,159 - $79,790
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MV9169 Communication Designer .pdf (PDF, 126KB)

Contact: Trevor Streader
(03) 8341 7207

Position Details

Communication Designer

  • Further your career! Work on projects across Museums Victoria.
  • Work within a supportive and friendly team environment.
  • Based at Museums Victoria's award winning design studio located within Melbourne Museum.


Museums Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at five distinct venues:  Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building.

To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit


This position is accountable for providing high quality design services that will contribute significantly to the delivery of outstanding museum projects, programs and communications setting the highest standards of innovative creativity and design excellence.

Notable skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience and ability in communication design, demonstrated via highly developed conceptual, spatial, typographic and creative skills, applied to a broad range of media.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the role of design and interpretive programs in a museum or similar setting.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with experience in participating in multi-disciplinary team environments.
  • Demonstrated project management, administrative and organisational skills and the ability to manage competing deadlines, prioritise work and provide consistent attention to detail.
  • Highly developed skills in operating computer-based communication design programs and an ability to adapt to technological change with ease.
  • Experience in liaising and engaging with external suppliers.


This is a full-time ongoing position. The salary on offer is $74,159 (base of grade) + 9.5% superannuation.


To view the position description, search ‘employment' at; for more information about this position, please contact Trevor Streader on (03) 8341 7207.

To apply, please send your Covering Letter, Resume, a statement addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria and attach samples of relevant project work in a PDF file (maximum file size 10 Mb) by selecting APPLY NOW.

Applications Close: Sunday, 27th May 2018

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