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Creative Design Lead

Berlin · Design

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At SumUp, we are driven to empower small businesses across the globe by de-hassling their lives and helping them to succeed. Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid. To get there, we are putting together an awesome team that is committed to one another and to our merchants. You could be our missing link! Help us bring card acceptance to the masses!

Our team of 16 designers is split into two general departments covering Product and Brand design. The Brand Design team—split between Berlin and Saõ Paulo—focuses on both off and online materials for internal and external use (ranging from "Merchant Stories" videos and producing consistent branding assets for our marketing site to wrapping entire trains with our branding).

We pride ourselves on our close collaboration, transparency, fun-loving nature & most importantly; placing our merchant-base of over 1 million global business owners (36+ languages) at the heart of each and every decision we make.

What you're going to do

As Creative Design Lead you collaborate closely with our product and marketing teams to shape and drive the creative strategy for all our on and offline channels. You'll help in the creation end execution of campaigns by creating ideas and concepts through storytelling. You will be responsible of our Brand Design Team, mentor and inspire the designers and continually raise our bar of quality.


  • A minimum of 6+ years of professional experience as a Brand Designer or Art Director and a minimum of 3+ years successfully managing teams

  • Understand the art and craft of people management and have examples of how you've shaped a successful team in your past.

  • You have proven experience with the entire design process (project scope and time planning, design steps, production/execution of design solution, pre-press processes)

  • Broad knowledge of brand, marketing and business

  • Your excellent communication and presentation skills will help you collaborate with team members from a wide range of countries and cultures

  • You are comfortable in English. Any other language is a bonus.


  • Flat hierarchies and the opportunity to have an impact, irrespective of your job description.

  • Convenient location in the heart of Alexanderplatz.

  • Our office has a strong sense of community; we get together regularly for breakfasts, brunches, soccer, German and yoga lessons.

  • Our team comes from 50 different countries building a fun, international environment.

We'll be happy to receive your application including your resume and portfolio that demonstrates your experience.

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, color, 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.

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