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Do you want to go virtual, contribute in building our future, and bring value to thousands of users? At Ipsos Simstore you will be part of a thriving business in an industry where every decision matters

Who are we and what do we do?

We are Ipsos Simstore, a small entrepreneurial company with 70 employees part of Ipsos – one of the worlds’ largest market research companies! We are experts in understanding and anticipating consumer and buying behavior in all purchasing situations.

It all began in 2003, with the development of Simstore – a unique software for conducting virtual shopper research. Since then the company has grown and today we are a global supplier for basically all FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) customers. How cool is that! … But what does it actually mean?

We all buy Fast-Moving Consumer Goods, either it’s in-store or online. Disregarding what we’re buying, there is always a decision making process influenced by all sorts of variables. One variable is the impact of marketing activities, which is of high importance when it comes to point of purchase. This is what Simstore is all about. It unlocks these processes, predicts the impact of marketing activities and helps companies become data driven. We were, and still are, proud to be pioneers within this area!

Careers


Insight Analyst (view full vacancy)


Are you looking for an exciting and stimulating job, where you are a part of research projects for some of the world’s most powerful FMCG brands? Are you, just like us, passionate about understanding consumer behaviour and curious to uncover the complexity of everyday decision making? Do you want to be included in an international team that never settles for the insights and methods of yesterday, in a culture that encourages new ideas and initiatives from all parts of the organisation?

In 2003 as one of the first agencies in the world we began the development of Simstore, our software for conducting virtual shopper research. With Simstore we can replicate any store environment to test our clients’ new package designs, product innovations, shelf or store organisation, before they go to market. By collecting real behavioral data from our virtual shopping exercises, we provide an effective solution to obtain a more in depth understanding of how shoppers reason and behave.

Our main focus at Ipsos Simstore is guided by our vision of re thinking research to deliver breakthrough insights, in a culture where curiosity thrives and technology meets creativity. To further expand Simstore across the globe through the world wide Ipsos network we are now looking for additional Insight Analysts.

What you will do

As Insight Analyst you will be part of Simstore ´ s Research Science team based in Stockholm, a diverse team in terms of both nationality but also professional and
educational background, working in a high performing yet fun and friendly atmosphere, which we look forward to welcoming you in.

You will support Insight Consultants in executing research projects for our clients. You will be involved in the entire work flow in close collaboration with colleagues and clients (e g project set up, questionnaire construction, data analysis, report and final recommendations). Typical projects include evaluation of new packaging designs and new product innovations, but also shopper decision tree studies and shelf layout evaluations.

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Front-end developer – digital shopper research (view full vacancy)


Ipsos Simstore is looking for a Junior front-end developer to join our team in Stockholm. You are ambitious, motivated, creative, and have a passion for developing your programming skills.

In 2003 – as one of the first agencies in the world – we began the development of Simstore, our software for conducting virtual shopper research. Simstore is a unique cloud-based solution that enables effective analysis of shoppers’ behaviour for various market research purposes.

Our international virtual shopper research team comprises professionals with expertise in the areas of psychology, brand management, statistics and research methodology, shopper marketing, graphical visualization and category management. We never settle for the insights and methods of yesterday. Instead, our team is committed to find out more about the factors underlying everyday decisions to gain a clearer understanding of the complexity of decision-making.

Not all research projects are built around our virtual store environment Simstore. We also offer a broad range of customized quantitative research solutions – and we need you to join us.

What we offer:

An interesting and challenging position in an international company with a high-performance culture that encourages new ideas and initiative.

As part of the global Ipsos organisation, you will have access to some of the most sophisticated and well-designed research methods, technologies and perspectives in the industry. You will also have access to our large network of experts all over the world.

We work with many of the largest and most successful companies both nationally and internationally.

Your profile

  • Basic programming knowledge (HTML, JavaScript, CSS) and experience with different frameworks (jQuery, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Git, Grunt, React, NodeJS, Perl etc.)
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and text editing programs
  • Be able to explain technical issues to a non-technical person
  • Eager to research and learn in a self-directed way (always improving)
  • Curious, proactive and creative
  • Positive and easygoing team player


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Senior backend developer at Ipsos Simstore (view full vacancy)


Do you want to go virtual, contribute in building our future, and bring value to thousands of users? At Ipsos NORM you will be part of a thriving business in an industry where every decision matters.

Who are we and what do we do?

We are Ipsos Simstore, a small entrepreneurial company with 70 employees part of Ipsos – one of the worlds’ largest market research companies! We are experts in understanding and anticipating consumer and buying behavior in all purchasing situations.

It all began in 2003, with the development of Simstore – a unique software for conducting virtual shopper research. Since then the company has grown and today we are a global supplier for basically all FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) customers. How cool is that! … But what does it actually mean?

We all buy Fast-Moving Consumer Goods, either it’s in-store or online. Disregarding what we’re buying, there is always a decision-making process influenced by all sorts of variables. One variable is the impact of marketing activities, which is of high importance when it comes to point of purchase. This is what Simstore is all about. It unlocks these processes, predicts the impact of marketing activities and helps companies become data driven. We were, and still are, proud to be pioneers within this area!

About the role

As a Backend Developer at Ipsos Simstore, you will literally be part of creating our future. We’re investing a lot in our platform, making Simstore global – going from being used by our 70 people company to all of Ipsos with over 16.000 employees!

You will be given the possibility to work with the latest technologies, have influence over technological decisions and work in an environment with a high degree of freedom. You will become a part of a small, international and highly motivated team based in Stockholm and work close to Simstore’s Project Managers.

With that said, your tangible tasks include:

  • Building, understanding and take shared ownership for the architecture and design
  • Developing and create new features
  • Ensuring responsiveness of the database queries, server and client code
  • Having fun and contribute to the work and entrepreneurial spirit!

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Junior / Mid UX-UI Designer to Ipsos Simstore (view full vacancy)


Do you want to go virtual, contribute in building our future, and bring value to thousands of users? At Ipsos Simstore you will be part of a thriving business in an industry where every decision matters.

Who are we and what do we do?

We are Ipsos Simstore, a small entrepreneurial company with 55 employees part of Ipsos – one of the worlds’ largest market research companies! We are experts in understanding and anticipating consumer and buying behavior in all purchasing situations.

It all began in 2003, with the development of Simstore – a unique software for conducting virtual shopper research. Since then the company has grown and today we are a global supplier for basically all FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) customers. How cool is that! … But what does it actually mean?

We all buy Fast-Moving Consumer Goods, either it’s in-store or online. Disregarding what we’re buying, there is always a decision-making process influenced by all sorts of variables. One variable is the impact of marketing activities, which is of high importance when it comes to point of purchase. This is what Simstore is all about. It unlocks these processes, predicts the impact of marketing activities and helps companies become data driven. We were, and still are, proud to be pioneers within this area!

About the role

We are looking for a user experience (UX/UI) designer able to understand our business requirements as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. You will be expected to design user interfaces for both web and mobile applications, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user testing. We believe you’re an empathetic communicator with a curious mind who uses both qualitative and quantitative data to validate design hypotheses.

With that said, your tangible tasks include:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with Product owner and CTO
  • Communicate with stakeholders to understand their business goals and objectives
  • Conduct user research and be able to understand user goals and needs
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows, sitemaps, sketches or wireframes
  • Design and build graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, widgets, page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like and be able to user testing
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images

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Are you ready to join our journey? We’re about to take off so don’t hesitate to send your application today! 

Ipsos NORM is a part of Ipsos since 2018. Together we offer a unique suite of shopper research tools and advise our clients in their strategic and operational shopper activities. Ipsos is a world-leading research and market analysis company with 16,600 employees in 89 countries, which makes us one of the world’s largest and most famous research companies. Ipsos in Sweden consists of over 150 employees distributed in offices in Stockholm, Härnösand and Lund.