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Is your power to design beautiful solutions that will improve the everyday life at home?
Do you want to make a big impact and reach people all over the world with design?
Then we might have the challenge for you. We are looking for designers to join us right in the middle of the most influential small town in the world, Älmhult - Sweden!
Älmhult is the home of IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our vision and ambition. Design has been at the core of IKEA product development from the early years, and we are proud of our Swedish heritage, where function and beauty work in harmony in every product. Today at IKEA we are on an exciting journey to offer desirable and affordable design, create better products and better homes for many more customers around the world as we continue our expansion, meet new needs and challenges. To support us on this journey, continue strengthening our design identity and build the design competence, we are opening multiple positions for designers strengthening our team in Älmhult.
As an in-house Designer at IKEA, you will design products applying Democratic Design principles, meaning that all products should be beautiful, functional and affordable with built-in quality and sustainability. You always put our customers in focus and always try to find more creative and innovative solutions that meet the changing needs in people’s everyday life at home. You believe that design is a teamwork and you develop better products while working together across different disciplines and you take pride in working close with our suppliers and designing on the factory floor. You are going to be part of a team of 18 in-house Designers based in Älmhult who, together with our freelance design community and colleagues across IKEA, work with product development for the IKEA product range. A few of these colleagues are Designers who are stationed at the IKEA Development Centre in Shanghai, China.
The position is placed in Älmhult and might require some long-distance travelling.
If you are having questions regarding the role, please reach out to our Hiring Manager Eva Lilja Löwenhielm +46 701 489 873 and regarding the process contact Recruitment Specialist Maria Fröberg Larsson +46 (0)766 190 996. We look forward to receiving your application, written in English, at the latest March 28th.
Please submit a portfolio of your work either as a link or as a PDF, so that we can get to know your work. Applications with a portfolio are more likely to be considered.