Jacob – A new life in Sweden working for IKEA
After having worked for a number of years as a graphic designer in India, Dubai and the UK, Jacob from the Southern Indian state of Kerala went online in search of a course to continue to develop his skills. It was then he discovered Jönköping University and Sweden.
He first studied Pathway Summer and last year graduated with a Higher Diploma in Digital Visualisation. He is currently living in the small town of Eksjö, in Jönköping County, and is now working full-time as a 3D artist for IKEA.
His role involves creating models, carrying out quality checks, and preparing documentation. He has now been joined in Sweden by his wife and son. The family are learning Swedish and his son has started kindergarten.