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Bring your talent to IKEA global - We are looking for a Shop Design Specialist/Visual Merchandiser

Malmö, Skåne län - Informaciones sobre la localización de la oferta Diseño de Interiores y Visual Merchandising Jornada completa

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Your ideas matter. Your eye for detail matters. Your voice matters. As a member of the Home Furnishing & Retail Design team, you will contribute to the creation and presentation of global retail solutions. These solutions include interior design, events, space design, and experience design. You create exciting layouts and visuals that inspire and drive visitors. More importantly, you are comfortable taking the creative lead on topics and bringing bold ideas! Bring your knowledge. Bring your ideas. Bring your talent. The whole world is waiting. We are creating solutions for a new retail reality and a new era, and are constantly exploring more topics. You will heavily contribute to ideas about life-at-home solutions.

Are you passionate about home furnishing, visual merchandising and retail space planning? Do you find it motivating to contribute to a fast-paced, future-oriented retailing organisation? Then go ahead and have a closer look at this opportunity!

To succeed in this role, you have been working with visual merchandising and interior management/design on different levels and consider yourself as an expert in this area. You have previous experience from a retail environment, from home furnishing or different retailers. Moreover, you have proven advanced training in different planning and drawing tools such as AutoCAD, SketchUp and Revit. It is a requirement that you have been working both with the planning and execution of visual merchandising. You demonstrate strong project management skills and can create inspirational presentations. In addition, you are fluent in English, both verbal and in writing.

You do also have knowledge about:
• Trends that influence home furnishing, retail design and communication.
• Methods for presenting the range, display techniques and store layout.
• The IKEA visual and verbal identity in order to facilitate the creation of commercial environment with a distinct brand impression.

You have excellent communication- and collaboration skills and can easily inspire, engage and build trust with a wide range of stakeholders. You get motivated to drive initiatives, respond actively to change and perform high standards in a fast-paced and agile environment. You enjoy working on a detailed and analytical level but can also bring a more holistic view. Furthermore, you are a self-starter who takes ownership and always has the customer’s needs top of mind. You demonstrate strong leadership skills and inspire the people around you. Most importantly, you are a true role model of the IKEA culture and values.


The shop design team creates retail spaces and home furnishing solutions. This team is a part of Retail Solution which also includes interior and graphic design. As a Shop Design Specialist, your main task is to design the retail spaces and store layout. You are responsible for creating innovative range presentation solutions that contribute to a growing IKEA business and inspire our customers to purchase and discover new solutions for their life at home. You will be a great contributor to the customer experience in our stores and positioning IKEA as a leading company in home furnishing trends.

You will also collaborate and support our 30 markets in creating a visually stimulating and engaging shopping experience and work cross functional within Ingka Group and other IKEA businesses. Supporting the development of our business plan and ensure that all initiatives are supporting long-term profitability.

It is a permanent role, located in Malmö at our office in Hyllie, “Hubhult”. Please note that we have two open vacancies.


Being able to offer IKEA products to as many people as possible is a challenge we love. To ensure the long-term growth and development of the IKEA business we use a franchise system. The IKEA franchise system is based on a structure with Inter IKEA Systems B.V. as the owner of the IKEA Concept and worldwide IKEA franchisor, and the Ingka Group as the largest franchisee. The shared vision, values and long-term ambitions are reflected in the plans developed by the franchisor and franchisee within the framework of the franchise relationship. Together, we continue to develop the IKEA brand.

This role is a part of IKEA Retail (within Ingka Group) and more specific Market Support (Home Furnishing & Retail). The mission for Market Support is to enable extraordinary growth by supporting the markets in a new era of meeting the customer. Market Support empower the markets to realize a simple, unique, and seamless meeting and provide our markets with economy of scale and exceptional quality in common solutions for all. Market Support organize for efficiency and effectiveness.


If you have questions about the recruitment process or any other practicalities, please connect with recruiter Caroline Årzén, Please send in your application together with a CV, motivation letter and briefly tell us why you are right for this role. We will continuously review applications, hence encouraging you to apply as soon as possible, but no later than the 8th of November.

Also, ensure to include your portfolio in your application, or a link to your portfolio, as we would love to see examples of your previous work!

And if you have time, what better way to introduce yourself than with a 1-2 minutes video! We would love to hear directly from you and tell us who you are.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!