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3D Artist

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Marketing & Communication Full Time

Job description

Company description

What if you could inspire to make everyday life just a little bit better? 

The answer is simple: You can. This is what motivates us at IKEA. We’re constantly searching to find new ways to be better. We use insights from real life at home all over the world, learning about the needs and dreams of people. We use our home furnishing knowledge to help inspire people with ideas and solutions that will help them live the life they want. 

At IKEA Marketing & Communications, we’re people-centric, have a passion for making great stuff, and we aim to be the best communication partner for the whole of IKEA. We work closely and together with our colleagues across IKEA, creating state-of-the-art communication at the lowest price. Located in Älmhult, Sweden, we’re a melting pot of many different nationalities and cultures. Because in order to make things better for the many, we want to involve people from all parts of the world. Nonetheless, we never forget our Swedish heritage that forms the backbone of who we are today. 

We’re on the lookout for passionate doers, idea makers, creative thinkers - people who want to find answers to everyday problems in people’s lives, for society and the planet. 

Do you also believe in celebrating the everyday life? Do you want to be part of making it happen from idea to paper or pixel? Then keep on reading.  

Job description

As an Artist in our 3D Artist Competence team, you will combine 3D, creativity and technology to produce high quality content such as images and animations while exploring new ways to minimize production time and costs. You will be working on a broad scope of projects and in various project teams, delivering high quality 3D communication that will inspire and engage the end-consumer and enhance the IKEA offer. 

Examples of responsibilities in this role could be:  

  • Deliver high quality 3D content in time, but also consciously balance quality, time and cost.  
  • Understand the project requirements, conceptualizing creative ideas and support in the development of storyboards and concepts.  
  • Build architecture, populate, and fine-tune the scene, prop, set the light and image composition 
  • Keep up to date with trends within the industry, as well as new tools, techniques, and software.  
  • Work proactively to build good relationships within project teams and collaborate effectively with other competences as for example Interior Designers, Art Directors and Producers across the production workflow.  
  • Find new opportunities enabled by 3D.


Our 3D Artists are people with an eye for details and passion for action, speed, processes, and creativity!  

You'll need: 

  • 5+ years working experience in architectural visualization, 3D, or relevant area. 
  • Strong in animation 
  • Fluent in 3ds Max and V-Ray 
  • Solid understanding of game engines (Unreal, Unity), and real-time assets 
  • Strong in Marvelous Designer, Forest Pack, Phoenix or similar 
  • Strong in compositing using Photoshop, Nuke and/or After Effects 
  • Excellent creativity and artistic skills. An eye for light, composition and realism.  
  • Ability to adopt and adapt rapidly to new or changing technology. 
  • The ability to work well in a team, communicate and be proactive.  
  • Willingness to give and take feedback. 
  • Be organized, structured and have the ability to self-manage. 
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken 

More Information

This is a place where you can focus on doing what you love. There are no dress codes or closed offices. No day is ever the same. All ideas are welcome. Everyone tries to pitch in when needed, and failures are seen as a way of learning. When you enter our building, we want you to feel that you can inspire billions of people all over the world.  

Are you ready to make the world a little better, together? We want to hear from you! 

This ad was published in the 3rd of May and will be open for approximal three weeks. The recruitment is an ongoing process and we might close it earlier so apply as soon as possible 

Please apply this role in English with a link to your portfolio, and showreel if applicable.