• Al Futtaim UAE Careers | Interior Designer | IKEA

    Al Futtaim UAE Careers | Interior Designer | IKEA

    Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    You are responsible for creating relevant, functional, aesthetic and commercial home furnishing solutions that contribute to positioning the IKEA Brand in the local market as the leader in life at home.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Use home furnishing competence to create home furnishing solutions in room settings, homes, vignettes and sales support areas that reflect the IKEA identity.

    • Actively contribute in the gathering of insights from home visit interviews and translating this knowledge into locally relevant, functional, aesthetic and commercial home furnishing solutions that exceed customer expectations and reflect home furnishing the IKEA way.

    • Contribute to the creation of a Showroom matrix that reflects a wide variety of styles, living situations and price levels to create a good tempo with distinct visual impressions.

    • Secure high quality, simplicity, efficiency and cost consciousness when planning and implementing all range presentation solutions using global tools and best practices.

    • Stay up to date and knowledgeable about home furnishing, retailing and trends in order to contribute in workshops to generate creative ideas.

    • Contribute to the content of the department action plan with initiatives that will grow the business and support long-term profitability and execute the agreed plans together with the Com&In team and other functions.

    • Respect routines and responsibilities, work together with Com&In team and other functions, act quickly to exploit commercial opportunities and understand the impact of your actions on the financial results.

    • Keep visitors in mind when working on the shop floor, ensure disruption is minimised and stay aware of the importance of safety and the visual impact for visitors at all times.

    Job Requirements

    • You have the ability to generate new ideas and concepts. You have a passion for home furnishing, retailing, design and how people live at home.

    • You are able to draw, visualise and present ideas.

    • You have the ability to work in a fast retail environment.

    • You are enthusiastic about assignments and working with others in a team.

    • What's more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation:

    • Live and share the IKEA values every day

    • Education: Degree in Interior Design or Architecture

    • Experience of working with interior design in a retail environment.

    • Retail and home furnishing experience

    • Visual competence with a keen eye for aesthetics.

    • Good attention to detail.

    • Practical hands-on approach to work.

    • Good communication skills in English.

    • Computer proficient with knowledge and experience of using relevant software (e.g. AutoCad, Sketch up).

    • Understand life at home in the local market.

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Al Futtaim

    Employment Type: Full-time Job

    Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A