You nurture a deep passion, curiosity, energy and understanding of home furnishing and people’s everyday lives at home. You ideally have previous leadership experience working in an environment that brings products to life through range presentation and graphic design. As a leader you enjoy taking responsibility and acting as an inspiring and motivating role model with a commercial mindset and are confident in communicating, influencing and coaching others. You have a strong desire to continually seek out opportunities that improve the way we work. You incorporate creative and commercial visual competence with a keen eye and appreciation of aesthetics in graphic design and possess extensive experience of using graphic design software and production tools including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop as well a general knowledge of After Effects and Premiere Pro. Having a formal tertial qualification in design is highly regarded but not essential.
As Graphic Communication Leader, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: • Contributing to positioning the IKEA store as the first choice for home furnishing in your local market. • Taking a leading role in overseeing the complete range of customer store communication. • Applying your extensive knowledge and understanding of people’s life a home and their buying behaviour to improve graphic communication inside and outside the IKEA store to facilitate the buying process. • Ensuring IKEA graphic communication is clear, consistent, understandable, uncluttered and correctly placed. • Using your leadership abilities and graphic design skills, the IKEA Concept and IKEA visual and copy identity to create and implement graphic solutions that support commercial priorities and our visual uniqueness. • Lead the graphic communication team, interior designers, visual merchandisers and other business partners in presenting the unique IKEA product range in store media (physical and digital) and display techniques to distance us from the competition.
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
The graphic communication team is responsible for ensuring all graphic communication in and outside the IKEA store complies with IKEA visual and copy identity standards. The team have the exciting challenge of presenting the uniqueness of the IKEA Brand and distance the IKEA store from the competition. The graphic communication team develop and implement efficient and effective store communication that supports and enhances the customer journey.