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IKEA Tampines - Store Interior Designer

Singapore - Explore location Interior Design & Visual Merchandising Full Time

Job description

Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.

Job description

Reporting to the Interior Design Manager, you will support the Communication & Interior Design (Com&In) Department in creating inspiring store solutions for an easy and convenient shopping experience and providing effective range presentation and store communication within the Store to inspire our visitors based on local consumers demographic and needs.

Your assignment

  • Use home furnishing competence to create home furnishing solutions in room settings, homes, vignettes and sales support areas that reflect the IKEA identity.
  • Actively contribute in the gathering of insights from home visit interviews and translating this knowledge into locally relevant, functional, aesthetic and commercial home furnishing solutions that exceed customer expectations and reflect home furnishing the IKEA way.
  • Contribute to the creation of a Showroom matrix that reflects a wide variety of styles, living situations and price levels to create a good tempo with distinct visual impressions.
  • Stay up to date and knowledgeable about home furnishing, retailing and trends in order to contribute in workshops to generate creative ideas.
  • Contribute to the content of the department action plan with initiatives that will grow the business and support long-term profitability and execute the agreed plans together with the Com&In team and other functions.

  • You are creative with a keen eye for aesthetics and well-versed in relevant software (e.g. Auto-CAD).
  • You have experience working in a design-orientated role (interior and graphic design, visual merchandising and store planning) with a focus on customer’s needs and dreams.
  • You have passion and knowledge of home furnishing retail, able to express the brand identity and ensure effective range presentation.
  • You have strong leadership capabilities and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • You have interest to progress to a leadership role in future.

More Information

Please apply by 31 October 2021