Creative Technologist

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Berlin


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando SE


As a member of Zalando's the Studio, you work with a multidisciplinary team to explore the edges of the fashion ecosystem to design new compelling fashion experiences. By decoding users’, brands’ and internal stakeholders’ needs, and through prototyping we bring these visions to reality,  test them and ultimately connect the future with the present.

You will impact a wide variety of products -- from startup ventures to B2B solutions -- in addition to Europe’s largest fashion portal. We’re rooted in the product design organization but collaborate with teams across the company.


As a Creative Technologist, you’ll translate user needs into new product concepts. You’ll create tangible artifacts to test and communicate emerging ideas, concepts and product visions.

Vision. Create a point of view and understanding about our users. To ultimately develop together with the rest of the team new and compelling product visions that address real user problems.

Pragmatic. You focus on problems and not process, and your can-do attitude brings solutions alive.

Tangible. You give ideas concrete form by building low- and high-fidelity prototypes.

Ambassador. Spread our design lead approach and effectively communicate to other stakeholders our vision using data and evidence.


To land this job you will show and explain raw artifacts from various stages of the design process. Ideally you have gained experience with the following approaches:

Prototyping. Building quick and dirty prototypes to showcase different steps of a user flow. You may have experience with Keynote, Marvel or Paper Prototyping.

Motion Design. Creating artifacts that showcase how motion is used to guide users through different stages of an interface. You have experience using tools like Principle or Framer JS.

Coding. You help the rest of the team to understand how an experience might scale in using live data. Build the bridge between designers and engineers with the fluent codebase of HTML, CSS, and JS with one of the latest frameworks such as React and Angular. Are you familiar with your daily work with Arduino, Raspberry Pi or Unity? Great! Even better!

Collaboration. Your communication skills help you to succeed in your daily work with multidisciplinary international teams to develop new compelling product concepts. Empathy enriches your relationship with users as well as internal stakeholders.


Peers. We have highly diverse and International, accomplished User Researchers, UI Designers and UX Designers that act as a Product Design Team to drive our products to the next level.

Culture. A workplace where trust, empowerment, and feedback are valued; positive, inspiring working atmosphere. In our UX show & tell every second week, we foster knowledge sharing in our Product Design community.

Development. We believe in a purpose-driven approach to motivating and developing people. In our Tour of Mastery, we help you to grow to engage with great design communities all around the world. We offer mentoring, personal branding support and diverse career opportunities.

Perks. Competitive salary; great shopping discount on a wide range of products on; discounts from external partners; office in the heart of Berlin; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; municipality services; flexible working times; family service and parent & child rooms; and volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings.

Does this sound like fun?

Start the conversation. Tell us what the next step in your career could be. Multi-talented? Please apply for the one single job that best represents your deepest core competency and mention your other skills in your application. If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact recruiter Matthias Schmeißer.

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