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Front-end Developer (Dashboarding & Data Visualization) |IKEA Consumer and Market Insights | Core Business Franchise

Delft, South Holland - Explore location Business & Consumer Insights & Analytics Full Time

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You see things a little differently. So do we! We believe that what you value is more important than what your CV says. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

Who we are

The world is changing and the IKEA business is changing with it. For IKEA though, one thing will always remain the same ─ our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.

We will strengthen and develop our competences in order to meet the needs and dreams of the many people around the world. And to be accessible and relevant, wherever and whenever they wish to meet IKEA.

About IKEA Consumer & Market Insights (ICMI)

ICMI has the assignment to contribute to IKEA people making well founded decisions based on actionable and timely insights. ICMI delivers Consumer Insights, Strategy & Market Insights, and Brand & Range Insights. Each of these three areas develops and/or operates insight products to IKEA people across our value chain. As a Front End Engineer, you will be part of the Front-end Development chapter in ICMI.

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About the role:

As a Front End Engineer you will be part of a product team within ICMI, leading the creation, development, and maintenance of Visual Analytics solutions such as dashboards and data visualizations that enable stakeholders from the IKEA value chain to steer the organization based upon actionable insights. You conduct regular analysis on user adoption of the product and provide input towards the team for feature requests. Together with the product team you will implement the desired features. In the product team you will work together with colleagues with complimentary skills (e.g. data scientist, data engineers, etc.) to efficiently deliver to the product roadmap. 


You will:

  • Determine the structure and design of the front-end parts (e.g. dashboards and data visualizations) of the assigned insight product.
  • Develop, test and maintain the visual and interactive components of the assigned insight product.
  • Enhance the user experience and user interfaces, incl. user needs and data, implementing relevant degree of user experience in collaboration with relevant roles within the product team and across IKEA.
  • Conduct user and customer analysis, draw conclusions for increased adoption and better business success.
  • Ensure design is optimised for different devices and interfaces.
  • Build reusable code and components that are optimized for speed, scalability and future use in line with the chosen media.
  • Maintain visual consistency throughout the design.
  • Ensure application and consistency with relevant digital frameworks, principles, guidelines and standards.
  • Document and make the relevant know-how available.


  • Solid experience in data visualisation, design, development and implementation of front-end parts (e.g. dashboards and web frontends).
  • Applied experience in Visual Analytics Platforms like Tableau, PowerBI or Qlik (QlikSense preferred)
  • Expertise in user experience, usability and visual communication, using technology as an enabler.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design.
  • Experience using relevant coding languages, incl. knowledge in markup languages or advanced analytics visualisation methods.
  • Experience in creating data models and understanding of data modelling methodologies.
  • Extensive understanding of code versioning tools.
  • Knowledge of DevOps and agile ways of working.
  • Experience in agile and/or traditional project methodologies.
  • Experience working as integrated part of a Product Team.


  • Life-long learner and problem solver through new and improved ways of working with a strong focus on, and understanding of, users.
  • Able to work closely within a team and with colleagues possessing complimentary skills with a ‘can do’ attitude and excellent communication skills.
  • Solve problems proactively and navigate past road blocks and obstacles.
  • Identify and act on opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Analyse, draw conclusions and act with holistic business and user understanding.
  • Use visual interfaces as enabler for decision making.

Required/relevant work experience or educational background:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education (preferred Master’s degree)
  • Previous experience working as a data analyst or a front-end engineer in a data analytics team
  • As Inter IKEA Systems is an international company with a global scope, fluency in the English language is a must.


  • Passion for retail and the possibilities that digital brings.
  • Gets energy from working in the heart of the future of retail.
  • Interest in digital products and the value they can bring.
  • Motivated to work in an environment of constant change.
  • Leads by and shares the IKEA culture and values.

More Information

This is a full time position (40h/week). Travelling may be required based on business needs. Please send your application – CV and motivation letter – by May 30th 2021. Please note that we are continuously interviewing candidates.