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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.
Business Area Tesec consists of Textiles and Collections. We offer our customers vitality and newness, making sure we offer solutions that are relevant in time and price. We work with democratic design to enable innovation and healthy and sustainable solutions.
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) Tesec (Textiles & Collections)
In BA Tesec we are a group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”.
We develop safe, affordable quality products for a beautiful, relaxing and functional life at home. 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, delivering to important IKEA topics, divided into Seasonal & Curious collections.
Do you want to join our fantastic team?
We are looking for you who love delivering, coordinating and reacting 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 to create a better everyday life for the many people. 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 Tesec 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 development team
• Contributing in creating the Range and Product plan, mainly for seasonal collections
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.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the Range & Product Design Manager, Ina Tidbeck Sjöblom firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.