Visual Merchandiser Coworker ( FT 38-40 hrs/wk)
Ikea
Vancouver, BC
Visual Merchandiser (Full-time 38-40 hrs/wk)
IKEA COQUITLAM

Your Mission:
To inspire and surprise visitors by presenting and communicating the IKEA home furnishing offer with strong visual impressions that exceed visitors’ expectations.

Your Goals:
Use visual merchandising competence to strengthen the uniqueness of the IKEA identity through range presentation solutions in the store by working with store layout, range presentation and vitality.
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.
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.

You Have:
2-3 years hands-on visual merchandising or interior design experience.
A passion for home furnishings, design and life at home.
Knowledge of sales, merchandizing and customer behaviour in a retail environment.
Strong organizational, multi-tasking and communication skills.
Experience with basic hand /power tools and the ability to lift 50 lbs (23 kg).
Computer literacy including Auto CAD and Microsoft Office programs.
College Diploma in Interior Design or other visual degree/diploma & experience.
Ability to be mobile to work away on projects and/or relocation, will be considered an asset

Your Workplace:
Operating Area: 300,000+ square feet
High physical activity: bending, stretching, lifting, climbing and high ladder work.
Working with others in a team
Fast-paced retail environment.
Occasional domestic and international travel