View Full Version : Ekornes is hiring a Design Manager in Sykkylven (Norway)

04-15-2022, 04:43 AM
The Scandinavian design is a heritage we are proud to live up to and we aim to improve everyday living.Ekornes is offering a unique opportunity by looking for the company’s new Design Manager who will lead the development and creation of smart and stylish solutions to exquisite quality. We know it is possible to create locally and sell worldwide. We also know it is possible to build on traditions yet remain innovative.

The new Ekornes® Design Manager will have the overall responsibility for:

Design of furniture across all brands /categories: Stressless®, IMG and Svane®
Influence the development and product creation of existing and new models
Develop Visual design guidelines and design briefs
Create and inspire a strong team, with responsibility for 2-4 inhouse designers and cooperation with external design teams

The right candidate has a minimum of 5 years of design-experience, preferably in furniture-related products, experience with material use, soft components, forms, and textiles. Relevant experience from physical products is a must, with understanding of the total product lifecycle from trend, design, production, market and sales. Experience from both high-end and mass-market design-products is an advantage. Preferably you have been working with an international market and have had leadership experience. You should have a strong visual and aesthetic competence with the ability to visualize and communicate aesthetical and functional product benefits. A relevant education within the design field and international experience are two strong criteria of selection. The position will be reporting to SVP Commercial Nordic Ole Bastian Emdal and will be located in Sykkylven, Norway.

We offer a challenging and exciting top management position in an international work environment. You will lead and be part for a team with a flat structure and high flexibility where you will be able to focus on sustainable development, and innovative and beautiful designs.

Apply here: https://ex.cndarine.com/campaign/url/forward/5c12d25afb29