【Requirements】 - A design-based education. - Visual competence with a keen eye for aesthetics. - Customer-focused mindset. - Ability to generate new ideas and concepts. - A passion for home furnishing, retailing, design and how people live at home. - Ability to draw, visualise and present an idea. - Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment. - Enthusiastic about assignments and working with others in a team. - Good attention to detail. - Practical hands-on approach to work. - Basic communication skills in English. - Computer proficient with knowledge and experience of using relevant software (e.g. AutoCad). - Work permission in Japan
- Understand the IKEA mechanical sales system. - Understand life at home in the local market. - Knowledge about the IKEA Concept.
- Use visual merchandising competence to strengthen the uniqueness of the IKEA identity in range presentation solutions in the store by working with store layout, range presentation and vitality. - Actively contribute to the department action plan with initiatives that will grow the business and support longterm profitability and execute the agreed plans in close co-operation with other functions. - Use the knowledge of people's needs and dreams in the local market to plan and implement relevant, inspiring, affordable and commercial range presentation solutions that reflect a wide variety of styles, price levels, meet the many individual tastes and exceed our visitor's expectations. - Keep visitors in mind when working on the shop floor, minimise disruption and remain aware at all times of the importance of safety and the visual impact for visitors. - Respect routines and responsibilities, work together with the Com&In team and other functions, act quickly to exploit commercial opportunities and understand the impact of actions on the financial results. - Secure high quality, simplicity, efficiency and cost consciousness in planning and implementing all range presentation solutions by applying national directions and using global tools, proven solutions and best practices. - Actively contribute to gathering insights about store layout and range presentation and translating this knowledge into relevant and inspiring store solutions that will support a convenient shopping experience and reflect the local needs of life at home. - Stay up to date with knowledgeable about home furnishing, retailing and trends in order to generate creative directions that inspire and surprise visitors with a strong visual impression.
To create inspiring store solutions for an easy and convenient shopping experience and increasing vitality by translating deep knowledge about consumer buying behaviour, store layout, range presentation and local market knowledge thereby contributing to positioning the IKEA Brand in the local market as the home furnishing specialist and the IKEA store as an up-to date and innovative destination that always offers something new.
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We strive to have a diverse and inclusive work environment where co-workers feel valued for their uniqueness, recognized for their diverse talents, and where they can be themselves. IKEA Japan would like to explore together. If you have a passion for this position, please don’t hesitate to apply!
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