Senior Brand Designer

Who we are

A piece of the moon,  a complete dinosaur skeleton,  the Pope's hat, the world's smallest book - at Catawiki, we come across exceptional objects such as these every day. 

Catawiki is the leading online marketplace to buy and sell special objects. We offer over 75,000 special objects in auction every week — each reviewed and selected by one of Catawiki’s hundreds of in-house experts specialised in Art, Design, Jewellery, Fashion, Classic Cars, Collectables and many more.

We've sold 10 million unique items to date and it’s our mission to become the world’s most popular auction destination for special objects.

We’re an innovative, pioneering and fast-growing scale-up. If you think you can make a difference to our team, go ahead and apply.

About the role

As a Senior Brand Designer, you’ll play a key role in the Brand Creative Team . You’ll be working in an ambitious, forward-thinking team of Designers, Copywriters and Producers within our Marketing Department.

You’re comfortable taking end-to-end ownership of various creative projects. From participating in brainstorming and ideation sessions to full execution and delivery across different mediums including landing pages, CRM, digital ads and video storyboards.

You’re collaborative by nature, working with relevant teams from Performance Marketing to CRM, Comms and Category Marketing. You’ll also collaborate with our Product Designers to ensure our design language is consistent across Marketing and Product.

You’ll be responsible for taking ownership of our brand, plus creating and maintaining design guidelines that are clear, concise, human and on-brand. You’ll report directly to the in-house Creative Director.

What you’ll bring

  • A passion for special objects and their stories
  • 6+ years experience
  • Experience in leading the development of cutting-edge and compelling concepts for campaigns and projects across a range of media platforms
  • Deep understanding of emerging trends and best practices in the design and advertising industries, as well as digital trends and techniques
  • You have a strong portfolio that showcases a range of work  including marketing materials, landing pages, social assets, display, and email design.
  • You have good communication and stakeholder management skills
  • You have the experience or willingness to learn to use data to create the best  performing designs
  • You are fluent in design tools; Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite etc.

Pluses

  • Video editing or animation background 
  • Experience in an in-house creative team or tech environment
  • International work experience
  • Knowledge of additional European language(s)
  • Affinity with one or more Catawiki categories

This role will be hybrid and our office is located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Here’s what we can offer you

This is your chance to join our mission to fulfill people’s passions as part of a young and dynamic organization. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 800+ Catawikians.

Additionally, you can expect:

  • A challenging role in a diverse, international and fast-growing organisation with over 50 nationalities.
  • Regular fun activities both on and offline e.g summer parties, boat rides and regular team events.
  • Great secondary benefits including a holiday allowance and a fantastic pension plan paid for by Catawiki.
  • Hybrid ways of working between home and office. We offer remote and activity-based working, suited to the team and individual responsibilities
  • We care about our teams’ wellbeing and offer a holistic wellbeing programme including our Employee Assistance Programme offering clinical services, single-session therapy, wellness support and more.
  • Tailored learning and development opportunities to support your personal and professional growth;

We want to help you celebrate special occasions in life by:

  • Provide employees with a 100 EURO Catavoucher upon joining and 50 EURO birthday Catavouchers;
  • Extra days of annual leave for work anniversaries at 3, 5, 8 and 10 years;
  • Additional leave allowances for important life events such as moving, engagement & marriage;
  • Each year Catawikians get an additional day’s leave to Pursue their Passion!

Please note that our benefits offering changes depending on which country you are employed in. For our country-specific offering please ask your recruiter.

Our commitment to you

Catawiki’s eclectic team represents an international and intergenerational mix of people from different professional and cultural backgrounds. We foster an inclusive and queer-friendly work environment, committed to making every Catawikian feel welcomed and empowered. Whatever your story, we encourage you to bring your unique perspective to the table.

Catawiki stands with Ukraine and encourages people displaced by the current conflict to apply. In addition to the several initiatives we’ve launched, we’re open to ideas on ways we can continue to support the humanitarian effort.

Our offices and way of working

We have sensational offices in Amsterdam, Groningen, Paris and our newest office in Lisbon. Most of our employees are within commutable distance of one of our office locations and enjoy a hybrid work model. This means we expect you to be in the office 2 out of 5 days, roughly 40% of your working time, to collaborate and connect with each other. The exception is of course, if the job description specifically states that the role is 100% remote, as some experts and sales positions are.

Interested?

Apply directly with an English CV and cover letter by submitting your information at the bottom of this page. By submitting your application you agree to Catawiki’s Applicant Privacy Policy.

If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Flexible Working

We’re continually incorporating hybrid elements, while employees choose how they split their work between the office and home.

Excellent benefits
Our benefits are designed to ensure every Catawikian is energised, focused and thriving.
Recognition programme

We strive to be an employer where your impact is meaningful, visible and rewarded.

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