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Senior Motion Designer (12 Months Contract)



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Location: on-site in Berlin

Our designers at SumUp are creative thinkers and doers, who develop ideas and bring them to life. We are a growing team split into three departments - Brand / Marketing Design, Product Design and UX Research.

As a seasoned storyteller, your passion lies in crafting visually stunning and engaging motion graphics, animations, and video content. Your expertise adds accents, giving the brand an authentic voice.

In this role, you’ll join our Marketing Design Team who create engaging and compelling content, ensuring that SumUp is the first choice for small businesses. Together, we devise innovative strategies to market SumUp’s products, grow the brand, attract new customers, and keep existing merchants excited about our products.

What you’ll do

  • Conceptualize and create engaging motion graphics, animations, and video content that seamlessly align with our brand’s voice and style

  • Produce multimedia content to amplify our brand and products across our earned and owned brand and marketing channels

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with cross-functional teams - understand what they need and help them boost long-term brand and marketing impact through motion design

  • Guide and implement the use of motion across marketing channels together with the SVP of Design, Head of Marketing Design Chapter and stakeholders

  • Establish best practices and drive the motion design domain to help scale video and motion on a global level

  • Stay updated on industry trends, drive and leverage technological innovations into practice

You’ll be great for this role if you have

  • 5+ years experience in motion design, animation, and video production.

  • Proven experience in creating motion and vector graphics for marketing channels, social media, and other digital platforms.

  • A passion for telling stories through motion and visual elements, bringing concepts to life.

  • Proficiency in industry-standard software such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, and other video editing tools.

  • Knowledge of motion design principles, including animation techniques, typography, color theory, and composition.

Why you should join SumUp:

  • The opportunity to work on large scale fintech products used by millions of small businesses around the world

  • A dedicated annual Learning & Development budget for attending conferences and/or advancing your career through further education

  • Enrollment onto our virtual stock ownership program - you will own a stake in SumUp’s future success

  • A corporate pension scheme

  • You'd enjoy other great benefits such as Urban Sports Club subsidy, Kita placement assistance, subsidized office lunches and other location-tailored benefits, Babbel language platform subscription and more

  • You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons.

  • Join a truly global SumUp team of 3200+ people from 80+ countries, spread across 4 continents

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. 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 the small business owners we partner with 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.


Job Application Tip

We recognise that candidates feel they need to meet 100% of the job criteria in order to apply for a job. Please note that this is only a guide. If you don’t tick every box, it’s ok too because it means you have room to learn and develop your career at SumUp.