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Industrial Designer

Berlin, Germany · Engineering

You have probably used our card readers to buy a cappuccino or pay your hairdresser already, but did you know these devices make up more than 95% of SumUp’s business?

In Hardware, we are passionate about creating these beautifully designed card payment devices and accessories that enable our merchants to start, run, and grow their own businesses. In doing so, we deal with a diverse range of engineering topics - industrial and electronic design, embedded systems, all the way to mobile apps and backend services.

As an Industrial Designer, you will be deeply involved in the development of concepts and designs for future products, starting from card readers and POS systems to accessories and packaging materials.

What you’ll do:

  • Create products starting from the analysis, design, prototype all the way to mass production

  • Create sketches, stunning renderings, mock-ups, 3D prints and detailed cad models

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to optimize design solutions

  • Select the best components and materials and help source parts globally

  • Create exceptional high-quality product packaging to give the best first impression for our new customers

  • See your ideas quickly materialize and become SumUp’s new flagship products

  • Perhaps occasional business travels to meet our suppliers

You’ll be great for this position if:

  • You have 5+ years of practical experience in designing consumer products.

  • You are proficient in designing solids and surfaces in 3D CAD (Solidworks preferably).

  • You are able to test and communicate ideas quickly through prototyping.

  • You are experienced with a  wide range of materials and manufacturing processes.

  • You have experience in bringing injection molded plastics to production.

  • You are skilled in designing packaging for consumer products.

  • You are fluent in English.

Nice to have: 

  • You have a degree in industrial design, mechanical engineering or similar.

  • You have a design portfolio with a selection of your previous projects.

  • You have excellent skills in using common design software (Adobe CS, etc.).

Why you should join SumUp:

  • We’re one of the most innovative fintech players in Europe as well as North and South America.

  • You will be working directly with our payment terminals we build in-house from scratch.

  • We’re a truly global team of 3000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents. We have a close, welcoming and international community. We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football, office parties and cooking dinners ;)

  • 28 days’ paid leave

  • SumUp Corporate Pension Plan

  • Yoga classes, running & football teams, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership

  • Learning & development budget for attending conferences and external training

  • A lot of other cool benefits such as Subsidized Public Transport Card, Language Learning platform (Babbel Premium), Kita placement assistance, relocation assistance, 2x per week subsidized office lunches, and a brand new beautiful place to work in the heart of Berlin!

Apply now!

We're looking forward to meeting our next teammate! You can also choose whether to include a CV, your LinkedIn profile, a link to your github, tech blog, or portfolio – whatever you think will give us the complete picture.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realise their dreams. Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their business. 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 small business owners 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.