First listed on: 19 February 2024

Graphic Designer


VPS 2.2: $66,063 per annum + 11% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 years
Closing date for application: 5pm on 05 March 2024

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Graphic Designer to assist with creative graphic concepts and solutions that enhance the visitor experience across exhibitions and special projects.


Under guidance, you will work collaboratively to support the Design team in all stages of graphic design for exhibitions, programs, events, and commercial projects. You will undertake and support the development of engaging and ambitious graphic design ideas that enhance the visitor experience. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Articulating, presenting, and discussing design ideas confidently in meetings and presentations including suggesting alternative approaches and ensuring effective liaison with NGV staff at all levels.
  • Assisting with the coordination of the production of exhibition environmental graphics, labels, didactic texts, way finding signage, illustrative and information graphic material, and other visual communications.
  • Maintaining, reviewing and updating way finding and other related signage, as required. Ensuring gallery spaces and public spaces are monitored for appropriate signage on a consistent basis.
  • Liaising with external contractors on all aspects of exhibition graphic design, production, coordination, scheduling, installation, project, and risk management to ensure outcomes are timely and delivered within budget.

To be successful, you will have an approved degree or diploma in Graphic Design or allied field, coupled with experience in a design environment. You will have proven ability to conceptualise, design, plan and produce displays and the production of associated graphic material within a museum or similar environment. You can maintain accurate project records, organise and coordinate project meetings, regularly plan and track progress on work tasks, take an organised, methodical approach to work and address priority tasks first. 

You can clearly explain information and listen to feedback, speak clearly and concisely and use a polite and considerate manner when dealing with others and prepare basic letters, emails and reports using clear, concise and grammatically correct language. 

Experience in the field of wayfinding, branding and product design and skills with current digital design practices are highly beneficial. Knowledge of technical and other relevant innovations relating to graphic production and knowledge of visual arts practice and/or art history would be an advantage.


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, and resume to or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on 05 March 2024. 

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