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WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN INTERIOR ARCHITECT TO JOIN OUR IKEA INDIA TEAM IN GURGAON
PURPOSE OF JOB:
Ensures all interior related components of the design meet the conceptual and commercial requirements of the meeting place. Supports in the coordination of all interior disciplines, ID specifications and material selections
? Knowledge of interior materials and specification ? IKEA visual identity-Knowledge of the IKEA visual and verbal identity (tone of voice) in order to facilitate the creation of commercial environment with a distinct brand impression. ? Consumer shopping behavior-Knowledge of how consumer acts, feels and behaves in a retail environment to apply the insights in the shopping experience design in all touch points. ? English proficient, written and oral.
? Motivated by solving problems ? Motivated by team collaboration ? Motivated by overcoming hurdles ? Share and live the IKEA culture and values
? Detail focus-Performs work with care, accuracy, and attention to detail. ? Quality focus-Strives to meet quality standards and produce quality work products. ? Team work-Collaborates with others (incl. virtual) to achieve goals. ? Positive attitude-Displays a positive disposition towards work. ? Logical and analytical thinker - ability to analyze large amounts of information quickly with a view to arriving at well considered solutions and conclusions.
? Develop the business and deliver results ? Lead and develop people ? Inspire and clarify ? Create togetherness ? Find better ways ? Enable change
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
? University degree in Architecture ? Minimum 5-10 years full cycle experience with Shopping centre development and/or management in the international real estate investor/developer ? Minimum 5-10 years of Experience in developing large retail led mixed use projects, with a thorough understanding of design process and design management ? Work experience with International Architects and consultants (Developer and design firms a plus) ? Experience and knowledge in external Architectural design and interior and design ? Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketch up, Photoshop, Microsoft office packages
? Responsible for safeguarding the Meeting Place concept by ensuring it is translated into the Architectural narrative, captured in the commercial brief and monitored in the delivery of the design of the project . ? Coordinate all ID related aspects in association with the Architect where there is an Architectural overlap, and with all disciplines and associated consultants including signage ? Ensure quality control and production of all ID associated drawing packages from consultants ? Secure strong integration and interface between SC and IKEA from the ID perspective ? Check associated Ingka Centres guidelines/Manuals are incorporated into the project as necessary ? Leasing support: Provide drawings and sketches related to leasing requirements as necessary ? Special assignments given by Design Manager (Sketches, drawings) on ID development required ? Site mock ups and site inspection to ensure all interior design aspects are correctly implemented and applied by all associated consultants/ contractors ? Support TC Manager to review tenants design and ensure tenants design follows the shop front handbook ? Develop key design initiatives and studies as part of the development of the Design competence and knowledge hub, collate and share all design function related project learnings globally
TOGETHER AS A TEAM
To generate revenue and growth of new and current Meeting Places while also collaborating with IKEA Retail, the Ingka Group and external contractors with the goal of delivering the needs of customers and local communities within the locations they operate