N26 appoints Kai Heuser as the new Director of the Creative Studio
- Kai Heuser looks back on decades of experience in the creative sector as the director of the creative unit at Jung von Matt, Heimat, and, most recently, the international creative agency R/GA.
- From September 2021, Kai will lead N26’s Creative Studio as Global Executive Creative Director.
Berlin - N26 announces the appointment of Kai Heuser as its Executive Creative Director. In his new role, Kai Heuser will take up the mantle of running N26’s Creative Studio from September 2021 onwards. The company's studio is its hub for content and design, developing all of N26’s campaigns and brand assets.
As a former director of the creative unit at Jung von Matt, Heimat and the international creative agency R/GA, Kai Hauser is backed by decades of experience at the intersection between storytelling, technology and design. Kai’s leadership oversaw the creation of prize-winning campaigns for renowned brands such as Google, Nike, adidas, Hornbach, Mercedes-Benz and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. His work has been recognized with national and international creative awards such as the ADC, Cannes Lions, Eurobest, Clio Award, FWA and New York Festival award.
As N26’s new ECD, Kai Heuser will report to Patrick Stal, VP Global Marketing: “I’m delighted to welcome Kai Heuser to our team. His creative mind is one-of-a-kind and will enrich our team of marketing executives with his proven experience in brand communications within the tech space. In his role as Executive Creative Director, Kai will head up our internal Creative Studio, making him responsible for putting all N26’s brand, content and design activities into practice. With Kai on our team, we’re in a strong position to institute contemporary, progressive brand communication within the financial sphere.”
“After 15 years of working for agencies, I’m delighted to be on the other side of the fence where I can develop the N26 brand from the inside on a holistic and long-term basis. I am aiming to raise the bar for communications within the fintech and banking sector in collaboration with the company’s wonderful in-house Creative Studio,” says Kai Heuser about his new role.
N26 is launching its first multi-channel TV campaign across Germany this week. The company’s in-house Creative Studio was responsible for designing the campaign, which is intended to make N26 customers aware of new products being launched towards the end of the year. These upcoming features will enable N26’s users to manage their finances with even greater ease and flexibility.
N26 AG is Europe’s leading digital bank with a full German banking licence. Built on the latest technology, N26’s mobile banking experience makes managing money easier, more secure and customer friendly. To date, it has welcomed more than 8 million customers in 24 markets, and processes over 100bn EUR in transactions a year. N26 is headquartered in Berlin with offices in multiple cities across Europe, including Vienna and Barcelona, and a 1,500-strong team of more than 80 nationalities. Founded by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal in 2013, N26 has raised close to US$ 1.8 billion from some of the world’s most renowned investors.
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