Wayfair Careers

Design Manager - m/f

Berlin, Germany

Job Description

We're looking to add a talented Design Manager to our Creative Team; a meticulous Creative who is passionate about the craft of design, be it online or in print. We need someone who is obsessive about details, and has a fresh and clean aesthetic sensibility that effortlessly fits in with (and adds to) our unique brand. We’re growing fast and the volume of work we’re producing is high and our expectations of quality are even higher.


Your work will be seen by thousands, and contribute heavily to the visual evolution of our brand. To be considered for this role you must have an online or PDF portfolio. Your work should demonstrate a strong eye for design, a respect for brand standards, a love of experimentation, and a command of technology and media.



  • Lead the charge on Marketing Graphics initiatives for Wayfair from print mailings or postcards, to display ads and on-site banners
  • Manage a team of 4 energetic designers while still being able to output your own design work
  • Design and produce a high volume of advertising campaigns on tight deadlines
  • Follow (and create) brand standards
  • Stay up to date on trends
  • Be an organized team player, willing to pitch in on other projects
  • Participate in collaborative brainstorms, concept development, and design comps
  • Develop ideas and concepts into compelling visual solutions
  • Present visual ideas, design rationale, and detail to team members and executives
  • Assist in project coordination across cross-functional teams
  • Work within timelines and branding guidelines
  • Interpret needs, objectives, and direction from multiple sources to ensure design concepts meet brand standards and business goals


  • Significant experience (full-time) in agency, e commerce or similar
  • Experience in managing / art directing
  • Effortless mastery of Sketch and Adobe CC
  • Must possess excellent visual and graphic design composition skills, and have extensive experience in print and online design
  • Must have creative vision and the ability to make that vision come to life
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks

And finally, our proposition to you!

  • Of course the usual competitive salary, bonus, office snacks and drinks and Friday evening beers, but also…
  • An awesome team right in the startup hub of Berlin, Kreuzberg
  • A huge opportunity to be an early entrant and set the stage with us
  • Career path guidance
  • We want to share our company with you in stock units
  • We pitch in to your gym membership and office sport events
  • Monthly team events
  • And let’s not forget the chance to join the next global giant in e-commerce

About Wayfair

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • DwellStudio, unexpected modern design for everyday life
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.9 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended June 30, 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 6,000 people


Requisition ID: 20481