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Graphic Design Specialist-Service Office

Kuwait City, Al Asimah - Explore location Interior Design & Visual Merchandising Full Time

Job description

Company description

A Smile, Common Sense, Passion for home furnishing, and Leadership; that's what we need in IKEA Al-Homaizi Kuwait - a company that believes in developing business through our Co-Workers.

Our energy comes from creating a better everyday life for the many people.

We simply recruit based on Values, Competence, Potential for growth, and Diversity.


Job description

A day in your life with us:

  • Actively support the GC leader in implementing the country business plan and the country Com&In plan to support the optimization of sales and our long-term growth.
  • Support the stores to ensure the uniqueness of the IKEA Brand identity in range presentation and store communication in order to distance us from the competition.
  • Using store communication to strength the connection between life at home, the needs of people living in our market and the solutions we show in all store media.
  • Working with the IKEA Concept, strategic messages and the IKEA copy. Create and communicate to the stores graphic solutions that support the commercial priorities and facilitate the mechanical sales system.
  • Develop solutions that present and communicate the IKEA product range in a way that reflects its width and depth and strengthens our low-price profile on all levels.
  • Work closely with the Com&In activity specialist and other SO colleagues to ensure the country commercial calendar messages are communicated in a clear, consistent and inspiring way, supporting commercial priorities and reflecting seasonality.
  • Working with SO Com&In colleagues and the commercial team to plan and implement new stores and rebuilds to secure that the IKEA Concept reflects our local market needs.
  • Work with the store graphic communications leaders to develop and implement store communication to meet and exceed visitor's expectations on the IKEA shopping and buying experience, strengthen the uniqueness of the IKEA product range, graphic identity and tone of voice.
  • Supporting the stores to ensure the implementation of store communication using the layout to create optimal visual impact, a good overview and support our commercial priorities.
  • Working with SO Com&In colleagues to ensure that all we communicate to the stores is consistent, understandable and cost-effective for them to implement.​​

Qualification

Your knowledge, skills, and experience include:

  • Significant experience, not less than 5 years of working as a Graphic Design specialist /manager in a large retail or home furnishing organization.
  • A deep passion, curiosity, and understanding of home furnishing, people’s everyday life at home, graphic design, retailing and communication.
  • Acting as an inspiring and motivating professional who is confident in communicating and coaching, with the ability to explain concepts and visual interpretation verbally.
  • Continually seeking new opportunities to make improvements in the way we work.
  • Ability to adjust the style of communication to get the message across to the receiver.
  • Education and experience gained in graphic communication design, media and typography.
  • Creative and commercial visual competence, including a keen eye for aesthetics.
  • Proven customer-focused mindset.
  • Clear communication and coaching skills, i.e. the ability to explain concepts verbally and visual interpretation.
  • Working with setting and implementing action plans over a number of years, set expectations, provide clear direction and follow up goals.
  • Proven ability to prioritise and organise work and the work of others in order to make the most efficient use of time available and meet agreed goals and deadlines.
  • Communicate confidently and clearly in English.
  • Experienced in problem solving.
  • Computer proficient with knowledge and experience of using graphic design software (Adobe Creative Suite) and production tools.


More Information

A few more details for you
This position is full-time and is located in Kuwait. Some travel may be required. 

Please send your  CV  and tell us why you would be a good fit for this role.