Company... We are Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances! Do you want to be part of developing great products? Products that will take IKEA into the future where we even stronger can position ourselves as a leader in life at home?...
We are Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances!
Do you want to be part of developing great products? Products that will take IKEA into the future where we even stronger can position ourselves as a leader in life at home?
Do you love innovation, are curious and like to challenge the existing?
Then we are looking for you!
We are now searching for a new colleague to join us in Business Area Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances. As a Product Design Developer, you play a key role in our quest to improve everyday activities connected to kitchen, bathroom and laundry. We are a team of around 150 passionate co-workers who together strive to meet the ever-changing functional and emotional needs of modern living and to be truly relevant for our customers.
Do you think this is triggering, do you want to join our team? Apply today!
We are looking for you who have a great eye for aesthetics, deep insights into the needs and dreams of our customers in their life at home and know how to lead design process through an entrepreneurial approach.
As a Product Design Developer at IKEA of Sweden you bring product ideas to life through attention to all dimensions of the IKEA Democratic Design process – form, function, sustainability, low price and quality.
As a Product Design Developer you will be part of engaging the full capabilities of the value chain to deliver democratic design products with unique IKEA identity and commerciality to create a better everyday life for the many people. You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in innovation and design, engineering, sourcing, supply marketing and communication and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing offer through a holistic and customer centric approach according to the IKEA Democratic Design principles and the IKEA identity.
As a Product Design Developer for Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances, you are responsible for:
• Design development of better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design being the specialist in form and function always starting with the price tag
• Content of the product development project with both vision and action
• Securing IKEA unique identity and Democratic Design in each and every product
• Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights into actions on product level
• Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain
• To when applicable use existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colors and materials to design for lowest price
• To feed in to development of platforms, shared solutions, standard colors and materials
• Identify and enable stories of the product design development to be used in communication
• To contribute in creating a high performing project team
• To contribute to creating the Range and Product plan
In order to be successful you need to work closely with your team members and be capable of visualizing ideas and concepts in a simple, clear and inspirational way to bring people on board in the product development process.
You will work in close collaboration with other project teams within the business area.
A Product Design Developer is someone who has a genuine interest in developing products; someone who has the ability to see things from a customer’s perspective and conceptualize things that don’t exist. In order to be successful in the job as a Product Design Developer, we expect you to have a university degree in a design discipline or product development or equivalent knowledge and several years of experience in working with product development.
A Product Design Developer is someone who is innovative, curious and likes to challenge the existing. Someone with the ability to work with conceptual ideas, who is able to turn these into final solutions and to lead the content of the project from start to end.
You are curious person with an eye for design and get motivated by finding new ways of working. You are energetic, driven and determined, enjoy working closely with people and have great communication skills.
IKEA of Sweden has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduce 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.
IKEA of Sweden is a truly global and continuously developing environment with co-workers from all over the world. Our corporate language is English, so you need to be fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. The position is placed in Älmhult.
If you have any questions about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Rasika Carlsson +46 70-962 44 34.
Please send us your application in English today!
We look forward to receiving your application, at the latest 12/3 2020.
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