Senior Product Designer - Design System

Posted on: 
May 13, 2024


On-site in Berlin

SumUp’s vision is a world where everyone can build a thriving business.

System Designer Opportunity at SumUp

This is a unique opportunity to be a driving force as a system designer for SumUp. The Design System is the foundation for delivering a seamless experience for our Merchants across all of SumUp's world class products and services. By joining our newly formed Design System Team, you will support our entire organization in curating exceptional merchant and customer experiences. You will be part of a centralized design team that influences the overall direction of SumUp’s look & feel and ensure design quality across all facets of the UI including illustrations, motion, UX content, and accessibility best practices.


In this role you will:

  • Drive the vision for SumUp’s Design System, extending and enhancing the existing component library to bring it to the next level, for both mobile and web
  • Execute UI components and UX patterns with attention to detail, taking into consideration different use cases and incorporating OS developments and trends
  • Proactively engage with the designers across the company to get feedback and optimize the experience across different touch points and platforms
  • Support multi-disciplinary teams during implementation of the design system
  • Evangelize the use of the Design System in the chapter, and maintain detailed documentation to facilitate its adoption


You will collaborate with:

  • Senior design leaders to evolve the look & feel of the experience
  • Brand experts for icon and illustration assets
  • Motion and content experts for enriched guidelines
  • Design system engineers to implement the Design System in a scalable manner

Your Profile

  • 5+ years of experience as a UX/UI Designer
  • Deep expertise in visual principles, systems design, and solid experience in UX
  • Advocate for UI consistency and strong collaborator
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • BA or MA in Design or related fields, or complementary studies and deep work experience in product design

Why Join SumUp

  • Work on large scale fintech products used by millions of small businesses around the world
  • Annual Learning & Development budget
  • Enrollment in virtual stock ownership program
  • Corporate pension scheme
  • Comprehensive benefits package

About SumUp

SumUp is a global team of 3200+ people from 80+ countries, spread across 4 continents, dedicated to empowering small business owners.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. We do not make hiring decisions based on protected characteristics.

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