Graphic Designer Group Leader | IKEA | Mall of Arabia (6th of Oct), Egypt

Al-Futtaim Cairo

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More than 5 years
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Full Time
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About the Job

Key Specific Accountabilities


  • Set goals for communication in the store with Com&In manager according to business calendar
  • Be the custodian to sustainability, customer guidance and ways to shop in the store
  • Plan, implement and follow up all projects in the store based on work briefs developed by Com& In team
  • Deliver high quality graphic solutions throughout the store
  • Ensure that all graphic communication supports the IKEA visual Identity, IKEA trademark and IKEA pricing as described in the IKEA manuals
  • Maintain a high level of know how regarding the software and hardware used to produce all graphic communication
  • Ensure adequate supply of tools and material with environmental awareness


  • Get involved in other projects relating to activities that are carried out in the store.This may include rebuilding business area, based on feedback from range relating to changed priorities, or poor performance of the area.
  • Assist Visual Merchandisers and the Interior Designers as and when required, in projects or activities that are planned for the store

People Management & Development

  • Create plan and goal to have high competency among the team and build a strong team that Is based on teamwork
  • Ensure that all graphic designers have receive the necessary training in safety and security aspects related to the use of this equipment so they are able to follow the rules and regulations and prevent accidents.
  • Make sure all graphic designers have been properly trained including development programs to secure the store performance and succession needs.
  • Be involved in the recruitment of the graphic designers; ensure the vacancies are filled as soon as they arise and the right candidates are hired in the vacant positions
  • Ensure positive results in the employee survey and taking action in the areas where the satisfaction is low
  • Train one GD to become successor
Job Requirements
  • Live and share the IKEA values every day
  • Degree / Diploma in applied arts, Graphic Design, Visual Arts & Fine Arts
  • 5+ years' experience as a Graphic Designer, ideally in publishing, advertising, marketing or branding companies
  • Must have skills in using sign making equipment and preferably experience in working with MAC graphic software such as Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
  • Visual identity and composition
  • Budget knowledge
  • Ability to come up with smart solutions
  • Basic marketing knowledge and marketing trends
  • Material handling
  • Sustainable mindset
  • Organized and multi-tasker
  • Strong leadership skills
About this Company

Al-Futtaim’s family business traces its origins back to the 1930s on the banks of the Dubai Creek, a trailblazer for innovative trading concepts designed to enrich lifestyles.

Today, Al-Futtaim is present in 29 countries, represents over 200 companies spanning the... (More)

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