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Senior Brand Designer



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

We are TravelPerk: a scaling unicorn valued at $1.3billion that has raised over $400m since our creation in 2015.

Backed by world-class investors with portfolios including AirBnb, Stripe, Slack, Trello, Gusto, Twitter, Farfetch and Deliveroo, our team is made up of A-players from across the travel and technology industries.

Over the past few years, we’ve been named the fastest-growing SaaS startup in the world by SaaS1000 and featured as one of the hottest startups to watch by both Forbes and Wired. We’re revolutionizing the B2B corporate travel market—worth over $1.3 trillion— to connect people in real life in an enjoyable and sustainable way.

TravelPerk are innovators. During the last year we have welcomed and acquired the likes of Click Travel, NexTravel and Albatross to the team. From TravelCare, to FlexiPerk and of course GreenPerk we are shaping the future of the industry. Our team continues to emerge stronger and stronger as we adjust to the new normal—and that’s where you come in!

If you’re ready to take off with us, keep reading!

Our Creative Design Team is a dynamic and agile group of professionals dedicated to ensuring the seamless flow of creativity and innovation within our organization. Composed of visionary designers and writers, we're united by a common goal: to deliver exceptional design solutions that resonate with our audience.

Agile Excellence:
At the core of our team's approach is agility. We understand that the creative landscape is constantly evolving, and we embrace change as an opportunity to excel. Guided by the principles of agility, we swiftly adapt to new tools, technologies, and trends to optimize our processes and create impactful designs.

Focused Problem Solving:
Our team thrives on focus. We're committed to refining our creative operations to ensure that each project is executed with precision and purpose. We're not just about creating beautiful visuals – we're about delivering results. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of project management methodologies, we transform ideas into reality.

Collaborative Synergy:
Collaboration is our cornerstone. We believe that the most remarkable designs are born from collective minds working in synergy. Our team collaborates seamlessly across departments, harnessing each individual's expertise to create holistic and impactful campaigns.

Driving Creativity, Together:
As a team, we recognize the vital role that creative operations play in the success of our organization. By optimizing tools, processes, and ways of working, we ensure that our designers can focus on what they do best: creating captivating visuals that resonate with our audience and drive our brand forward.

Join us on our journey of agile creativity and focused innovation. Together, we're shaping the future of design operations, one exceptional campaign at a time.

About the role
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Brand Designer to join our dynamic creative team. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in elevating our creativity, documenting and guiding others on our brand visual identity, delivering standout design outcomes across multi-channels throughout marketing, product marketing, performance marketing, sales and revenue helping to drive success for our business. The ideal candidate will have a strong background from in-house and agency worlds, understand fast paced environments, have worked on end-to-end creative outcomes, coupled with a passion for fostering collaboration and driving excellence in design. You’ll be a team player and a stronger leader across multiple projects at once.

About the role

  • You understand the difference between brand and branding, using this knowledge to empower creative solutions that resonate with our audiences across channels.
  • You understand working within the brief and within restrictions and contractions to come up with the best possible solution that makes a connection with our customers.
  • You’re able to ruthlessly prioritize to help drive business success.
  • You work seamlessly with marketeers to deliver solutions that are scalable and help drive performance.
  • You understand building creative writing systems and toolkits that allow others to understand and implement the creative across teams, channels and regions.
  • You understand all channels and formats you’re writing for.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Elevating Creativity: Helping the team elevate our creativity through various projects, all while bringing our stakeholders on the journey.
  • Brand Guidance & Evolution: Develop and implement best practices, guidelines, and standard design practices for the creative team. Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and innovation, ensuring seamless cross-functional communication and knowledge sharing.
  • Enhancing Self Serve: Support the creation, testing and implementation of self serve templates and tools – allowing others to design at speed without compromising our brand and relying on too much design time and effort.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments such as marketing, product, and technology to ensure alignment on project goals and deliverables. Foster positive relationships and clear communication channels to enhance cross-functional collaboration.
  • Leadership and Mentorship: Provide leadership and mentorship to the creative design team. Facilitate skill development, and cultivate a culture of innovation and excellence.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience (6+ years) in creative design and branding
  • Strong understanding of design tools and technologies and creative production processes.
  • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting to drive data-informed decisions.
  • Previous leadership experience, with the ability to lead, mentor, and inspire a team.
  • Familiarity with the creative industry trends and emerging technologies is preferred.
  • Experience/knowledge with/of design software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch) is a plus.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive compensation including equity in the company
  • Generous vacation days so you can rest and recharge
  • Health perks such as private healthcare or gym allowance depending on your location
  • "Flexible compensation plan" to help you diversify and increase the net salary
  • Flexibility to work from home most of the time with core hours
  • Unforgettable TravelPerk events including to travel to one of our hubs
  • Mental health support tool for your wellbeing
  • Exponential growth opportunities

Our Vision is for a world where TravelPerk serves as the platform for human connection in-real-life (IRL). We take an IRL-first approach to work, where our team works together in-person 3 days a week. As such, this role requires you to be based within commuting distance of our London hub. We fundamentally believe in the value of meeting in-real-life to improve connectivity, productivity, creativity and ultimately making us a great place to work.

For certain roles, we can help with relocation from anywhere in the world, English is the official language at the office. Please submit your resume in English if you choose to apply. Do not forget to submit an updated portfolio and/or resume.

TravelPerk is a global company with a diverse customer base—and we want to make sure the people behind our product reflect that. We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means you’re welcome at TravelPerk regardless of how you look, where you’re from, or anything else that makes you, well, you.