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Interior Designer, IKEA Damansara

Petaling Jaya, Selangor - 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

To create relevant, functional, aesthetic and commercial home furnishing solutions that contribute to positioning the IKEA brand in the local market as the leader in life at home.

  • You use home furnishing competence to create home furnishing solutions in room settings, homes, vignettes and sales support areas that reflect the IKEA identity.
  • You 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
  • You 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.
  • You secure high quality, simplicity, efficiency and cost consciousness when planning and implementing all range presentation solutions using global tools and best practices.
  • You 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 respect routines and responsibilities, work together with Com&In team and other functions, act quickly to exploit commercial opportunities and understand the impact of your actions on the financial results.
  • You keep visitors in mind when working on the shop floor, ensure disruption is minimised and stay aware of the importance of safety and the visual impact for visitors at all times.

Qualification
  • You have at least 1-2 years experience of working with interior design in a retail environment and home furnishing
  • You are passionate for future-oriented retailing, home furnishing, people’s life at home and the IKEA product range.
  • Ability to generate, draw, visualise and present new ideas and concepts.
  • You understand interior design and trends that influence home furnishing.
  • You are able to work individual and team, good attention to detail.
  • Confident in approaching and communicating clearly with different people in various situations.
  • Have a flexible and hands-on approach to responsibilities as well as the ability to meet set deadlines. 
  • Computer proficiency with knowledge and experience of using design software (eg. Autocad, Sketchup, Revit, etc)

More Information

Important Note:
You are invited to the Life at Home journey with IKEA. Click here to begin your journey. Kindly note that your job application will be processed when you complete the assignment. 

Please apply by 31 October 2021.