Product Design Developer - CEDO

Product Design Developer - CEDO


Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to 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 promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.

Do you have a passion for home furnishings and creating a great offer? Are you inspired by people’s real life at home? Are you motivated by reaching more of the many people through a desirable and affordable range offer? Are you interested in leading product development, change and improvements keeping the consumer and the business in focus? 

Right now we are looking for a Product Design Developer for our Business Area (BA) Cooking, Eating, Decoration and Home Organisation (CEDO). 

We are passionate to inspire the many people to cook, eat, decorate, personalize and get organized at home, and all with small means. In BA CEDO we believe that those special moments in life happen all around us all the time, no matter where we are. Our range supports the many people to embrace the moods and bring in the seasons. We celebrate true moments, and our range is truly making life better for the many people. Everywhere and anytime. 

Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and we are now looking for someone who shares our positive attitude and values. 

As a Product Design Developer, you play a key role in our quest to improve everyday activities and needs connected to cooking and eating.

Do you want to join our fantastic team?

We are looking for you who love delivering, coordinating and answering to current and future trends; needs, colours, materials etc. You who have deep insights into the needs and dreams of consumers and their life at home and know how to lead design processes with 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. You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in design, sourcing & supply, engineering, marketing & communication and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing product through a holistic and customer centric approach.

As a Product Design Developer for BA CEDO Cooking and Eating you are responsible for:
•    Leading the 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
•    The 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 and into actions on a product level
•    Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain, from consumer to supplier
•    When applicable, utilising existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials to design for the lowest price possible
•    Identifying and enabling stories of the product design development to be used in communication
•    Contributing in creating a high performing project team through trustful relationships
•    Contributing in 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 as well as across others.

Does this sound like something you would love to be part of? 
We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role.I

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the Range & Product Design Manager Sonja Hahne,

if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist +46766113408. The last day to send in your application is 31 of March 2021.

We welcome your application!


  • Arbetsplats: IKEA of Sweden AB
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 17 mars 2021
  • Ansök senast: 16 april 2021

Liknande jobb

12 november 2021

Sr. UX Designer, Customer Care

Sr. UX Designer, Customer Care

11 november 2021

11 november 2021

Senior UX-designer

Senior UX-designer

11 november 2021