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Senior Brand Designer

Department:
Design
Location:
Berlin
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We are The Mobile Bank.

Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.

Technology and design empower everything we do.

N26 is Europe’s first Mobile Bank with a full European banking license. We redesigned the banking experience to be simple, fast and contemporary. Founded in 2013 by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal, N26 has more than 430+ employees and more than 1 million customers in 17 countries. N26 has raised more than $215 million from renowned investors including Allianz X, Tencent Holdings Limited, Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, members of the Zalando management board and Earlybird Venture Capital.

Why Is This Role Important For N26’s Work?

A Brand Designer at N26 is a passionate visual communicator. Working within the Design Team, you will take ownership of brand and communication projects. Your approach will inspire colleagues and show exceptional craftsmanship - having a lasting impact on N26’s brand experience.

Once Here You Will

  • Use your design knowledge to tell captivating brand stories to expand N26’s narrative effectively through a range of mediums and channels.
  • Drive projects from start to finish — working collaboratively across teams on ideation, creation and implementation. This creative responsibility will ensure solutions are realised and delivered to the highest-quality of creative standards.
  • Present your ideas to your team with conviction with clear communication practices, bringing them on the journey with you.
  • Establish and maintain our design standards, systems and guidelines in every project you touch. — creating coherent messaging across all markets.
  • Provide guidance and feedback to junior members of the team. 
  • Be an active member of the N26 Design team — share your knowledge with your colleagues, offer constructive critique at design reviews and contribute to the design culture within the wider company.

What You'll Bring Along

  • 6+ years of professional experience within the disciplines of visual design, brand identity and digital design.
  • History of self-initiated projects
  • Experienced in a multi-disciplinary in-house or an agency team setting.
  • A developed sense of leadership that comes packaged with a proactive, here-to-help attitude and belief in the value of teamwork.
  • A strong facilitator and presenter, with the ability to build confidence and push to make change happen.
  • Curious, explorative and open to trying new ways of working and learning.
  • Your own ideas and dreams about the future of banking.

What Makes You, You

  • You use empathy in your communication with all stakeholders
  • Your insatiable affinity for the latest trends in technology and great design
  • Your attention to detail doesn’t prevent you from shipping with confidence
  • You are an expert in articulating design decisions
  • You are a collaborator and know how to bring others along
  • You expect autonomy and that it comes with responsibilities
  • Ability to ask, as well as answer, meaningful and impactful questions
  • Excitement for N26 – you signed up and used the product before
  • You are incredibly proactive and optimistic

How We Help You To Succeed

The Design team at N26 is a place like no other. Besides the usual perks of a successful start-up environment, you’ll work in a very close and motivated team that understands its purpose as being the glue between Product, Engineering and Marketing. We are a tight community that works hard and celebrates successes together, encouraging everyone to bring their whole selves to work. We respect the need for work-life balance and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.

How To Apply For This Role

If your heart beats for great design, creating memorable experiences, and you enjoy working in a hyper growth environment, submit your CV and cover letter. Please also provide a portfolio that shows a range of product experiences you’ve created and outline your role and process. We also encourage you to highlight the work you’re most proud of and indicate your excitement through your application.

We are looking forward to hear from you!