UX Writer|IKEA Home smart
- Älmhult, Sweden
IKEA Home Smart is a new Business Area within IKEA Range, where we create smart products, connected devices, and develop the range for our many customers across the world. We integrate with the rich talent in our physical product development, and provide a digital ecosystem for seamless interconnectivity.
In the UX Team, we are looking for people who are passionate about creating innovative solutions, and great user experiences. The team comprises energetic, and friendly people, who are bound by a spirit of teamwork and cooperation, and unified under the common goal of delivering great results for the users in a dynamic environment. We have a high entrepreneurial drive, always stretching boundaries, challenging what already exists and always striving to develop better products and digital solutions. We love the diversity of human nature, and we hope that you do too. Are you ready to join us?
Do you believe that words should be designed just as carefully as pixels in digital interfaces? Then, read on!
We are looking for a UX Writer that appreciates Design Thinking that will write and rewrite copy for our digital interfaces until all is perfect in - especially our ever-growing IKEA Home Smart App. You will have control over all user-facing words through our products. This will occasionally include user manuals that complement our connected smart products. Most of the work will be aligning closely with UX Designers, Engineers, Legal and Business. As our first UX Writer, you will build on the IKEA Tone of Voice and will have a chance to shape our style guides, impact our Design System and create amazing workflows that make your everyday life easier in each sprint. Inclusivity is one of the main tenets of what we do and the copy you write will support a very wide range of people in the world. That’s why we are looking for individuals that recognize their own biases and understand the ethical challenges of communicating with millions.
Your work will be:
- Writing Microcopy for Instructions, Notifications, and CTAs through the whole app
- Make sure that this language aligns with IKEA Tone of Voice and technical terms
- Tirelessly improve copy through data and insight
- Improve ways of working through systematic improvements
You are a UX Writer with an excellent, native level command of English. You write for retention rather than attention! You know what it takes to work parallel to designers, writing copy for digital products and web experiences. You have experience from conducting research, facilitating workshops, understanding best UX practices, and understanding the role of copy in digital interfaces. Furthermore, you have solid knowledge in digital solutions and digital interfaces for the IoT Industry/Market. You are familiar with UI Design tools such as Figma, XD or Sketch. You need to have a relentless drive to make complex technology understandable to everyone with concise but kind language, as well as being comfortable with uncertainty and loose requirements. The environment we are working in is dynamic and passionate and we are sharing a deep interest about life at home and customer needs. We hope that you can share this with us, at the same as you come with high entrepreneurial drive and a strong will to find new ways together.
Please submit a portfolio of your work either as a link or as a PDF, so that we can get to know your work. Applications with a portfolio are more likely to be considered.
The position is placed in Älmhult, Sweden. If you are having questions regarding the process contact Recruitment Specialist Maria Fröberg Larsson [email protected] Due to summer vacation we are slow to reply. Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English.
Last day for application is August 22nd. Please note that we are working with continuous selection in this process and may close the ad sooner than stated.
GROWING TOGETHER IKEA of Sweden is a vibrant culture where ideas are heard, where there is opportunity to learn new skills and where the goal always is "to create a better everyday life for the many people". We give down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles. We offer this position in a fast paced, truly global environment with an endless supply of challenges and development opportunities.