Product Design Developer - CEDO Home Organization

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

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.

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 BA CEDO Home Organization

We are passionate to inspire the many people to cook, eat, decorate, personalize and get organized at home, and all with small means. In BA CEDO we believe that those special moments in life happen all around us all the time, no matter where we are. Our range supports the many people to embrace the moods and bring in the seasons. We celebrate true moments, and our range is truly making life better for the many people. Everywhere and anytime. 

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 connected to Home Organization.

Do you want to join our fantastic team?

Job Description

We are looking for you who love delivering, coordinating and answering 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. 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 CEDO Home Organization you could work in a fast pace environment with many projects without losing focus or energy. You have a sense for shape, colours and patterns and a commercial eye. You are a true team player that can inspire and clarify for others- with a can do-attitude and adjust to changing preconditions. 
We would like you to be a collaborator that can build on other competences and set preconditions.

You have a strong interest to drive the PDD role and Project Management skills. You will be working in a variety of materials for example paper, plastic, metal or textile and you also have a strong interest for material innovation, Life at Home and user experience.When applicable, utilising existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials to design for the lowest price possible.

Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights and into actions on a product level. 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. Contributing in creating the Range and Product plan.

Qualifications

As a a Product Design Developer you have a genuine interest in people, their life at home and developing products; someone who can see things from a customer’s perspective and conceptualize things that don’t exist. 

In order to be successful in the job as a Product Design Developer, we expect you to have a university degree in a design discipline or product development or equivalent knowledge and several years of experience in working with product development.

A Product Design Developer is someone who is innovative, curious and likes to challenge the existing. Someone with the ability to work with conceptual ideas, who can turn these into final solutions and to lead the content of the project from start to end.
You have an eye for design and get motivated by finding new ways of working. You are energetic, driven and determined, enjoy working closely with people, at a fast pace and have great communication skills.

Additional Information

Please note that we have a preferred candidate for this position.

 

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