Visual Communication Designer - Partner Communications (all genders)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
30 May 2022
Ref
3911897
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
As Visual Communication Designer (B2B2C), you will contribute to evolving Zalando's visual brand identity towards both our existing and our prospective fashion, lifestyle, beauty, and sports partners. You will work as part of our creative excellence department in Zalando's Partner Communications unit, responsible for Brand Marketing, Brand Management, and Learning & Development across our business propositions for partners. In your role, you will support in shaping a coherent, delightful partner experience that empowers them to be successful in e-commerce, and drives awareness, growth, and B2B2C brand love for Zalando.

You will report directly to our Creative Director and work closely with internal stakeholders (marketing, communication, product design, and commercial teams) as well as external agencies. Hereby, you act as a creative consultant for applied brand design. Your brand-guardianship covers creative management of brand design and derived principles delivered for 360┬░ campaigns (ATL/ BTL), communication assets, and user interfaces, closely aligned with our marketing analytics and user experience insights. Further, you will manage global design-agency creative, and be responsible for the recruitment and development of our graphic design interns.
INCLUSIVE BY DESIGN
At Zalando, our vision is to be the starting point for fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you're great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion
Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion/our-employee-resource-groups
WHY YOU SHOULD BE INTERESTED
  • Develop, activate and maintain the visual brand identity across Zalando's B2B2C propositions in close collaboration with our Creative Director; derive style guides and enablement formats to inform, engage and enable internal teams to live up to our brand
  • Creative consultancy and design support for a wide range of topics across on- and offline touchpoints (e.g., campaigns, events, websites, presentations, trainings etc.) as well as co-steering external creative agencies
  • Collaborate and foster strong relationships across brand, marketing, communication, and product design teams throughout the Zalando to drive synergies across the business
  • Support in acquiring deep market & user insights on current behavioural and design trends, making this knowledge accessible to your design peers across the company
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF
  • 3+ years of experience working in brand design and art direction for corporate and agile tech companies, agency or client side (specific experience in fashion/ lifestyle/ beauty/ sports is a plus).
  • Ability to support in building and evolving dynamic visual brand identities based on business requirements (brand strategy, brand architecture); strong storytelling and presentation skills
  • Strategic thinker with a proactive, hands-on, get things done mentality; diligent and quick, but at the same time well-organized and meticulous down to the pixel; eager to learn and take responsibility for quality and contribution of own work; able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Comprehensive knowledge in state-of-the-art software (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud, Figma, Webflow, Google Suite, ...) and experience with web technology and coding (e.g., HTML, CSS, ...)
ZALANDO BENEFITS
Career Development
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities

Wellbeing
  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources

Flexibility
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance for internationals
  • If you work from an office in your role, a choice of office equipment to be delivered to you, to support you working from home due to COVID-19 safety

Financial
  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners

Family
  • Employee parents' forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the F├╝rstenberg Institute
ABOUT ZALANDO
It's the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to the starting point for fashion in Europe. We connect customers, brands, and partners across 23 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 46 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

Our values: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/our-founding-mindset

do.More - our sustainability strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/sustainability

Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/insidezalando

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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