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Senior Design Manager (1 Year Parental Leave Cover)

Berlin, Germany · Marketing

About the team

You’ll be working with a team of dedicated, passionate creatives who put collaboration at the heart of everything they do. The Marketing Creative team lives integrity in terms of SumUp’s mission and vision — everything we do is about supporting small business owners, by creating meaningful and relevant multi-channel marketing campaigns, addressing our merchants’ needs and challenges. The best part being, you get to work in an environment in which you are empowered to explore and define how we want to work to achieve the best possible outcome.

What you’ll be doing in this job:

  • Motivate, inspire, and mentor the global creative team

  • Bring our Design capabilities and working methodologies to the next level. Streamline the interplay of Design, Content, Strategy, and Comms

  • Lead and inspire a team of 10+ designers to help develop globals as well as localized branded marketing campaigns in the countries that we are active in

  • Influence how we approach projects, conduct workshops, develop brand and marketing design. Improve our design tooling and processes to ensure the design team is as effective, efficient and calm as it can be

  • Engage with marketing leads to understand the holistic opportunities of growth and development within the design team

The role is based on-site in our office in Berlin.

You’ll be great for this role if:

  • You have managed large, multi-disciplinary teams of creatives.

  • You are able  to collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders to assure high-quality output and viable execution.

  • You are an experienced creative with a marketing background and have built multi-channel/ 360 campaigns, across multiple markets.

  • You have experience working digital tools, e.g. DAM, brand portals, JIRA.

  • You are able to manage multiple priorities and work in fluid environments.

  • You’re passionate and driven to take on the growth and evolution of an eclectic multi-disciplinary creative team.

Why you should join SumUp

  • The opportunity to work on large scale fintech products used by millions of small businesses around the world

  • A dedicated annual Learning & Development budget for attending conferences and/or advancing your career through further education

  • Enrolment onto our virtual stock ownership program - you will own a stake in SumUp’s future success

  • A corporate pension scheme 

  • You'd enjoy other great benefits such as Urban Sports Club subsidy, Kita placement assistance, subsidized office lunches and other location-tailored benefits, Babbel language platform subscription and more

  • You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons.

  • Join a truly global SumUp team of 3200+ people from 80+ countries, spread across 4 continents

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. 

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