Art Director at Y42
Berlin, DE

Y42 is a fast-growing company, founded in 2020 and backed by some of the world's most renowned investors. They all deeply believe in our vision of frictionless business intelligence.

We pride ourselves on having assembled a team of 100+ diverse, talented and dedicated experts from all over the world. We are ambitious and we hold ourselves to a high standard. Y42 offers a very exciting and fast paced environment. We like a challenge and learn by doing. Our ambitious mission: Making it easy for everyone to use their data productively.

If you are looking for a place where you can have an impact, work with talented people and make a true difference, you will be really happy here.

Art Director                                                        

Y42 is an all-in-one data platform that covers the whole lifecycle of a data pipeline and operates on top of a data warehouse like Snowflake or BigQuery. The platform offers the following core modules: integrations (similar to Fivetran or Stitch), data transformation (similar to Alteryx or DBT), visualization (similar to Tableau or Looker), orchestration (similar to Airflow), and automation (similar to Cencus). Here is a quick demo of our platform:


We’re looking for a strong designer to help us refine Y42’s branding and communications on our path to becoming a global brand. You’ll analyze the market and trends, formulating concepts and strategies for reaching our customers. You’ll work closely with our Go to Market and Communications team to empower the branding across our digital platforms, such as websites, landing pages, and hot sites related to our digital campaigns. From the perfect image to vibrant illustrations and everything in between, you’ll think big to achieve our common goal.

Joining our Creative Team will be an interesting opportunity for you if you’re excited by the potential to work with these many different platforms and mediums, and you have the hunger to constantly improve and innovate in these spaces.

As our new Creative Designer, you can be part of something big. While putting your best ideas to work with the greatest design, you will help thousands of people to manage data with the best and easiest technology, empowering them to succeed in their businesses!

What you’ll do:                     
● Working on online and offline advertising campaigns;

● Creating assets and key visuals for specific products and campaigns;
● Structure, create, and maintain digital campaigns;
● Come up with ideas and hypotheses for A/B testing;
● Keep constantly updated on our ticket requests.                                                                   

You’ll be great for this position if you:                                                                 

  • Are fluent in English, since you’ll be working with a global team;
  • Are data-driven;
  • Have at least five years of experience with design/art direction;
  • Have advanced knowledge of the Adobe package;
  • Are a design geek who loves graphic design;
  • Have experience working with existing brands as well as building brands from scratch;
  • Know how to develop and maintain a visual brand for companies and products;
  • Are experienced working across web, print, and marketing channels;
  • Always strive to improve your craft;
  • Feel comfortable balancing foundational design explorations with getting projects out of the door and iterating fast;
  • Love working with different stakeholders in a company and providing insights to a talented team of creatives;
  • Have knowledge of Motion (this would be a plus);

The typical hiring process at Y42

  1. CV application: Share your CV with us and any supporting documents if you like. We will get back to you as quickly as possible.
  2. Get to know each other: In our first call, we want to exchange expectations and clear up your most urging questions. Furthermore, we want to excite you about our mission and product.
  3. Main Interview: In this interview, our hiring managers want to learn more about your skills and thought processes. We want to understand your abilities and align on a technical level.
  4. Culture Interview: In the last hiring stage, we want you to meet at least one member of the management team. We deeply value team chemistry and want to give you the opportunity to get to know each other before any signings.
  5. Et voilà: Offer! We aim to finish the entire process within 28 days.