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(Senior) Designer International (m/f/d)

Marketing & Communications
Munich
Full Time
Permanent
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Grow with us. Start your career at IU. 

Since its foundation in 1998, the IU International University of Applied Sciences has developed into the largest private university of applied sciences for online and dual study programmes in Europe. We offer more than 80 career-oriented Bachelor & Master programmes in various disciplines. These English and German language programmes are all accredited and state-recognised. As a pioneer in digital education, we continuously improve the learning experience of our students with the help of innovative technologies and consistently focus on their satisfaction. Through our employees’ entrepreneurial mindset we continue to achieve our ambitious goals and high growth rate of more than 50%. 

Become part of our IU international team by December in full-time – at one of our locations in Munich, Berlin, Hamburg or remotely.

(Senior) Designer International (m/f/d)

Your tasks
  • Responsible for marketing design in our international markets team

  • Align with stakeholders from Marketing, Performance Marketing, and CRM to provide suitable design solutions for marketing projects

  • Guide the creative process and the design team's work from start to finish, manage project flow and prioritization seamlessly

  • Help to guide brand and marketing designers through mentorship and feedback

  • Ensure consistency with IU brand design guidelines along all marketing touchpoints      

  • Engage external agencies or freelance talent as necessary and provide constructive feedback and direction

Your Profile
  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Design or similar

  • 4+ years of experience in graphic design

  • Initial experience guiding mid-level and junior designers 

  • Experience working in cross-functional roles

  • Capable of working on large or complex projects (or multiple small/mid-size projects) while maintaining momentum and quality

  • Experience working with Adobe CC, Figma and Photoshop/Illustrator (additional Adobe animate)

  • Ideally experience with HTML/CSS (basic knowledge required) and Google Analytics

  • An outstanding design portfolio demonstrating wider strategic design thinking in projects

  • Hands-on mentality and drive to ensure implementation by overcoming challenges independently

  • Business English (fluent written and spoken)

What we offer
  • A versatile and responsible task in a collegial atmosphere at the pioneer of digital education

  • A great international working environment

  • Attractive career prospects in a rapidly expanding entrepreneurial environment

  • Internal further education offers and development perspectives with great creative freedom for your ideas and your commitment (e.g. online German classes)

  • Possibility of a national and international job change within the group of companies

  • Performance-related salary increases, employee discounts and cooperations

  • Flexible working time

Get a good rest: We push ourselves every day to go above and beyond. But we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation for all employees. Need some time off? How about a sabbatical?

You find yourself in this profile and are looking for a new challenge? Then apply online now via our career portal.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Kira at kira.osterhoff@iu.org.

You can find more information at www.iu.org.

Words are followed by deeds: We take our "Culture Of Everyone" very seriously and would like to point out once again that you are welcome to join us, regardless of your origin, religion, gender, age or sexual orientation. Even if you have a disability, our doors are open to you. We look forward to a diverse coexistence here at the IU!

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What we’ll do for you
Design your ideal career and pathway
Explosive growth enables great opportunities. Tell us your dream career, and we will help you make it a reality.
Work from home, work from anywhere
We blur the lines between local and remote by embracing collaborative & video meeting technologies.
Flexible working times
It’s your call. We trust you will get things done.
Up level your education
Enjoy free up-skilling courses, language courses & discounted degree courses. There is always something new to learn!
30 days annual vacation for everyone
We strive for greatness, but we all take time-off to recharge.
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
Almost every IU job can be full-time or part-time
Pick what suits you!
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
Always connected
Our state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, tools, & methods empower us to collaborate and innovate from anywhere, anytime—with agility and speed.
The location
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Munich
Our beautiful Munich Campus is at Berg am Laim, and our Business & Mission Centre is at Schwantalerhöhe. There, we strategize, innovate, build, and manage the IU products & services that are transforming education forever.
About the team
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We are the brand that is making a big difference. We agree that education is the solution to everything—advancing understanding, liberty, equality, and prosperity, for all to enjoy! We work with our teams and partners to ensure our promise reaches everyone who wants to have a better choice in life.

With 70,000+ enrolments we are already the biggest University of Applied Science in Germany. And, this is only the beginning!
Our core values
#1

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.
#2

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.
#3

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.
#4

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.
#5

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.
#6

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.
#7

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

Marketing & Communications FAQs

To what extent is home office possible?
We love to support Home Office arrangements, but some positions naturally require employees to be on campus/in the office. During the pandemic everyone works from home or can work in the office after consultation.
How many days paid holiday will I get per year?
All employees working a 5 day week are entitled to 30 days paid holiday per year.
Why are there so many open positions at IU?
Good question! We are experiencing explosive growth as students flock to adopt our unique education methods. That’s why we have become IU International University of Applied Sciences.
How flexible are the working hours at IU?
Working hours are naturally position dependent at IU but normally you can arrange them the way you want, together with your team and supervisor.
What is expected to be successful at IU?
We want team players that love to challenge conventional wisdom, and integrate with open-minded people who support each other within a flat hierarchy. If you like what you hear, then apply at www.iu-careers.com/en/jobs.
Can I apply for multiple jobs?
Of course you can! Make a separate application for each and we will work together to choose the one that fits you best.