UAE National_Graphic Designer

at Al Futtaim Private Company LLC
Published April 28, 2022
Location IKEA Service Office | Festival PLAZA, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  
Salary Unit Month

Description

You are responsible to contribute to positioning the IKEA store as the “Leader in life at home” in our market in order to maximize sales and long-term profitability; securing the effective implementation of global solutions using knowledge of people’s life at home and consumer buying behaviour in the market and my graphic and digital communication design skills to adapt these to meet our regional needs.

The main responsibilities are:

- To ensure we communicate and visualize the uniqueness of the IKEA Brand, inside and outside the IKEA store to strengthen the IKEA brand and distance us from the competition by: communicating the IKEA Concept, our Swedish roots and unique services enabling the IKEA mechanical sales system, which is a prerequisite to fulfill the IKEA Business idea/promise of the store and for customers to buy supporting sales steering to commercial priorities.
- Develop and implementing efficient and effective store communication, supporting self-choice and the mechanical sales system.
- Create, produce and implement all store communication of the assigned project during the commercial planning and commercial buildup of a new store, as well as in any other projects.
- Reflecting the IKEA brand identity and creating visual impact in all commercial, sales support and co-worker areas.

Key Specific Accountabilities:

Graphic Design

Create inspired and qualitative graphic design that showcases the IKEA visual and verbal identity for different channels
Use expertise in integrating graphic design solutions in commercial contexts, in order to add value and help create a visually stimulating and convenient experience for consumers
Create market specific communication solutions for all channels (including e.g. social media posts, promotion material, POS material etc.) supporting Business Calendar or based on a brief from local functions such as Communications, Marketing, Sales or Sustainability
Secure communication needs are met in the customer experience by providing relevant content, in appealing and easy to understand formats
Secure and plan for an efficient production and implementation of graphic design solutions
Actively cooperate with all key stakeholders within commercial and beyond to secure integration, common focus and to maximize impact for example Digital, web team and marketing team.
Contribute to the integrated multichannel executions order to contribute to the business goals
Measure performance of output in own areas to maximize efficiency and effectiveness, and to ensure performance excellence throughout the year
Be an active player in driving an open and sharing climate, be a role model of the IKEA values and contribute to the transformation of IKEA
To working closely with the Com&In regional activity leader, regional marketing department colleagues and other SO colleagues to ensure the country business calendar messages are communicated in a clear, consistent and inspiring way, supporting commercial priorities and reflecting seasonality.

Store Support (New Stores)

Work with the store graphic communications leaders to develop and implement store communication to meet and exceed visitor's expectations on the IKEA shopping and buying experience, strengthen the uniqueness of the IKEA product range, graphic identity and tone of voice.
Ensure that graphic and digital communication:

- Is prioritized and placed correctly
- Consistent and understandable
- Clear and uncluttered
- Supports self/choice and the mechanical sales system.

Education

Degree in Graphic Design, media and Typography

Experience

3 - 5 years’ experience

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