IT Project Manager

Dept Holding NL

at Dept, we are looking for a highly motivated Project Manager Internal IT & Infrastructure who will be a critical member of the team helping to build and operate world class IT support and infrastructure. 

As a Project Manager Internal IT & Infrastructure, you work closely with our internal IT Support, Operations and Hospitality teams, and with other various business teams. You make sure Dept is ready to use a best-of-breed SaaS toolbelt on a global scale. You help with the onboarding of new users, set up operation processes and govern the IT tool belt and IT infrastructures for local offices. Your job will be to facilitate processes which support these goals on a global scale. 

You will work in a young environment with clever minds that work for a variety of world class clients. Yes, we are eager to bring on board the most talented experts in the game. But we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn and strives towards a better world, takes the stage, is a futurist at heart, and someone who is down to cheer with us to a successful week as well! We strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ultimately, we are looking for a unique individual who is able to strengthen our collective.

YOU:

  • Have (technical) knowledge of relevant IT environments and setups;
  • Know how to work with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) tool belt, such as Google Workspace, Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Atlassian Suite, Slack and so on; 
  • Have a good technical understanding of various hardware; 
  • Are able to operate independently for most of the time;
  • Are able to explain or present technical (complex) issues or choices to a non-technical audience;
  • Like to work in an international environment;
  • Have good communication, stakeholder and management skills;
  • Speak English fluently. 

WE OFFER: 

  • An open company culture; 
  • Flexible working hours; 
  • Working from home setup;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Possibilities to develop your skills even further via training and certifications; 
  • Healthy and tasty food; 
  • Free Bootcamp training twice a week; 
  • Friday drinks/open bar to wrap up the week; 
  • Great fringe benefits; laptop, mobile phone, NS business card and many other goodies.

WHO ARE WE?

Hello, we are Dept – an international digital agency with the most experienced thinkers & makers. One agency uniting creativity, technology, and data. Helping reinvent & accelerate your digital reality by creating experiences that people want and businesses need.

 

Apply now via Whatsapp: +31 6 82 05 34 32

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Information Security Officer

Dept Holding NL

In Dept, we are looking for a Global Information Security Officer who will support our ambitions in growing and securing information at the same time. 

Dept is constantly expanding in various countries and all the offices have an Information Security System in place based on their own jurisdiction. In order to leverage the cooperation between the offices to the full extent and comply with all relevant local legislation, integration of these various systems is key. In order to utilize their full potential, the individual offices should remain as independent as possible in their creative processes, and at the same time, Dept’s clients are demanding more and independent assurance on Information Security. That’s where you come in!

As a Global Information Security Officer you are responsible for the security and protection of Dept’s data, as well as advising our business teams how to protect the data of our clients. You are pragmatic, with a strong focus on structural improvement, and you define what is really important, what has priority, and act on the things that matter most in a growing environment. You are able to understand, further implement and maintain the current Information Security Management System, but also further expand and implement the scope of the ISMS in a way that is suitable for the organisation. You will be engaging closely with a team of experts from various countries, so you are a person that naturally connects with others and finds joy in building relationships and setting shared goals. 

You will work in a young environment with clever minds that work for a variety of world class clients. Yes, we are eager to bring on board the most talented experts in the game. But we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn and strives towards a better world, takes the stage, is a futurist at heart, and someone who is down to cheer with us to a successful week as well! We strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ultimately, we are looking for a unique individual who is able to strengthen our collective.

YOU:

  • Have more than 3 years of experience in the digital service industry or a start up;
  • Have experience in managing information security in SaaS environments;
  • Preferably have knowledge of Microsoft Azure, AWS, and/or Google Cloud Platform;
  • Have hands-on experience with IT processes and systems related to information security (Business Continuity, Security testing, patch management, etc.);
  • Have experience with ISO27001 implementation or similar frameworks;
  • Have track record of raising awareness and support for Information Security at a similar scale;
  • Have CISSP, CISM, CISA or comparable certifications (would be a plus!);
  • Are flexible, decisive, and know how to prioritise;
  • Speak English fluently. 

WE OFFER: 

  • An open company culture; 
  • Flexible working hours; 
  • Working from home setup;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Possibilities to develop your skills even further via training and certifications; 
  • Healthy and tasty food; 
  • Free Bootcamp training twice a week; 
  • Friday drinks/open bar to wrap up the week; 
  • Great fringe benefits; laptop, mobile phone, NS business card and many other goodies.

WHO ARE WE?

Hello, we are Dept – an international digital agency with the most experienced thinkers & makers. One agency uniting creativity, technology, and data. Helping reinvent & accelerate your digital reality by creating experiences that people want and businesses need.

 

Apply now via Whatsapp: +31 6 82 05 34 32

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Junior .Net Developer

Design & Technology UK

Junior .Net Developer

For our Manchester office, we are looking for a Junior .Net Developer who wants to be a vital member of an international team of talented engineers and experts.

We are looking for Junior .Net Developers with a passion for code and all things digital to join our Manchester team. At Dept Manchester we work with our enterprise–level clients to design and develop digital products and services, from complex eCommerce solutions to CMS implementations. We work with .Net MVC, React, Sitecore amongst other tech.

We commit to supporting our Junior Developers in a way that suits their individual needs. We will give you the training and guidance you need to get where you want in your career. We will expose you to the latest technologies, get you working with our big brand clients, and integrate you to the Manchester Tech community through our regular Dept Talks meet-ups, and Hackathons. We take the time to invest in you and progress you through the business.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world, takes the stage, a futurist at heart, and someone who will toast to a successful week with us. Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications. 
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies.
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you.
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme.
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days.
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out.
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony.
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual Dept Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities. 
  • Annual trip to the Dept Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in Dept, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: Dept is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report. 

Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

WHO ARE WE?
We are a digital agency uniting creativity, technology and data. We help the world’s leading brands build and accelerate their digital products, services and campaigns. Our team of over 1,750 thinkers and makers spans 13 countries across Europe and the Americas. We proudly work for top brands like Samsung, Bose, Patagonia, Bugaboo, Indigo Ag, Triumph Motorcycles, Netflix and more. Find out more about us

 

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Application Support Analyst

Design & Technology UK

Application Support Analyst

Our Manchester team is looking for an Application Support Analyst to be a vital member of an international team of talented engineers and experts. As an Application Support Analyst in the Digital Operations Services (DOS) team, you will be responsible for first and second line support of client applications. You will provide technical support, troubleshooting from issue through to resolution, and manage client communication throughout the process. You will develop and maintain an understanding of the functional and technical requirements of the websites and platforms we work with.

We are looking for someone with a passion for code and all things digital. Our UK team works with enterprise–level clients to design and develop digital products and services, including complex e-commerce solutions and CMS implementations. We work with .Net MVC, React, Optimizely, Contentful, Salesforce and Sitecore amongst other tech.

You will get to work in a vibrant environment with clever minds. We will expose you to the latest technologies, get you working with our big brand clients, and integrate you into the Manchester Tech community through our regular Dept Talks, meet-ups, and knowledge share sessions. We’ll take the time to invest in your development and help you to progress through the business.

What you’ll be doing

  • As an Application Support Analyst, you will be responsible for handling incoming requests and undertaking any relevant investigation through to issue resolution.
  • Ensuring issue and resolution information is captured accurately.
  • Liaising with clients and internal teams to understand, diagnose and resolve issues.
  • Working alongside the wider team (developers, project managers and infrastructure engineers), to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Working with Content Management System (CMS) implementations such as Sitecore and Optimizely (Episerver).
  • Troubleshooting on premise (Windows Server) and cloud hosted (AWS and Azure) applications.
  • Building an in-depth knowledge of all client applications and an understanding of the technical and business requirements of the application.

What you’ll be good at:

  • Level appropriate technical understanding of: ASP.NET, .NET Core, React, SQL, Windows Server, Cloud hosted (AWS, Azure) solutions.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS) is desirable but not essential.
  • The ability to self-organise and prioritise workload.
  • Problem solving, analysing and troubleshooting effectively.
  • Ensuring a good level of customer service at all times
  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders.

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications.
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies.
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you.
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme.
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days.
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out.
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony.
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual Dept Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities.
  • Annual trip to the Dept Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in Dept, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun!
  • Good company: Dept is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report. Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

WHO ARE WE?

We are a digital agency uniting creativity, technology and data. We help the world’s leading brands build and accelerate their digital products, services and campaigns. Our team of over 1,750 thinkers and makers spans 13 countries across Europe and the Americas. We proudly work for top brands like Samsung, Bose, Patagonia, Bugaboo, Indigo Ag, Triumph Motorcycles, Netflix and more. Find out more about us.

 

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QA Automation Test Analyst

Design & Technology UK

Quality Assurance Automation Test Analyst

For our Manchester office we are looking for a Quality Assurance Automation Test Analyst to work collaboratively with the developers and project managers to execute and validate test cases based upon system requirements.

As an Automation Test Analyst, you will be responsible for working with the QA team, to design and build appropriate automation test frameworks to reduce the amount of manual regression testing performed across the whole technology stack in order to increase speed to market. There would need to be a clear focus on Visual regression testing and End to end journey testing

You would need to demonstrate a clear understanding of automation testing and how it is embedded into the Project lifecycle. For example, what do they need to do from a QA point of view to increase coverage with speed, efficiency and repeatability in mind. You will be responsible for ensuring tasks are tested within project deadlines, and create and manage documentation of test results for each project. You will report defects accurately and manage through to successful resolution, as well as reporting progress of workload communication effectively and escalating where appropriate.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world, takes the stage, a futurist at heart, and someone who will toast to a successful week with us. Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

YOU:

  • Minimum 2-3 years test/QA experience in a commercial environment
  • Specific web, mobile and multi-platform experience
  • Ability to maintain and build automation test frameworks
  • Familiarity with browserstack/saucelab integrations
  • Familiarity with performance testing tools such as JMeter, Gatling, K6
  • Working knowledge of Visual testing tools such as Percy, Chromatic or similar
  • Working knowledge of testing frameworks such as Cypress, Selenium, Test Cafe or similar
  • Able to code with adherence to development principles such as SOLID, to write robust tests
  • Strong team player who has the ability to use their initiative and self-manage
  • Ability to work under pressure and successfully manage your own time
  • Experience working with Jira, TestRail or similar development and test management applications
  • Some knowledge of Contract testing, API or Micro services automation would be desirable

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications. 
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies.
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you.
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme.
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days.
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out.
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony.
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual Dept Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities. 
  • Annual trip to the Dept Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in Dept, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: Dept is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report. 

 Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

WHO ARE WE?

We are a digital agency uniting creativity, technology and data. We help the world’s leading brands build and accelerate their digital products, services and campaigns. Our team of over 1,750 thinkers and makers spans 13 countries across Europe and the Americas. We proudly work for top brands like Samsung, Bose, Patagonia, Bugaboo, Indigo Ag, Triumph Motorcycles, Netflix and more. Find out more about us

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Business Analyst/Product Owner

Design & Technology UK

Business Analyst/Product Owner

For our Manchester office we are looking for a Business Analyst/Product Owner to join the Product Team working on projects across multiple client accounts, both big and small, across a number of technologies. You’ll be working collaboratively as part of a close knit, fully integrated team to build and maintain world-class websites.

As a Business Analyst/Product Owner you will take the lead of product development teams providing vision and direction to both internal and external stakeholders. You will work closely with other team leads and clients to prepare the appropriate tasks for the design and development teams by gathering and developing requirements. You will then be responsible for planning, prioritising and maintaining the product backlog and roadmap. 

You will take ownership of medium/large projects and act as the product advocate for both users and clients ensuring that users get the best possible experience and that the client’s business requirements are met ensuring a positive ROI. As part of building excellent products, you will be expected to plan and deliver workshops with all levels of stakeholders to elicit requirements.

Mentorship is an important part of the role. You will be assigned a mentee who you can guide your development as a Business Analyst/Product Owner and help with any related training, learning & development.

We are looking for someone who is a confident and knowledgeable leader with a strong appetite for product development. You should be able to build excellent relationships with both colleagues and clients alike. You will stay up to date with the latest tech trends, processes and best practices of the industry and be able to translate your knowledge into your role. 

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world, takes the stage, a futurist at heart, and someone who will toast to a successful week with us. Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

YOU:

  • Knowledge and experience in web development project lifecycles is essential
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including hosting meetings, presentations and documentation, translating user/business requirements into tangible technical & user requirements
  • A detailed oriented person but do not lose sight of the big picture
  • Good experience of Content Management and E-Commerce Systems
  • Confident in planning and delivering workshops to all stakeholders
  • Be able to define product vision, roadmap and growth opportunities

 

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications. 
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies.
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you.
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme.
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days.
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out.
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday.
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony.
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual Dept Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities. 
  • Annual trip to the Dept Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in Dept, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: Dept is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report. 

Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

WHO ARE WE?
We are a digital agency uniting creativity, technology and data. We help the world’s leading brands build and accelerate their digital products, services and campaigns. Our team of over 1,750 thinkers and makers spans 13 countries across Europe and the Americas. We proudly work for top brands like Samsung, Bose, Patagonia, Bugaboo, Indigo Ag, Triumph Motorcycles, Netflix and more. Find out more about us

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Financial Planning & Analysis Professional

Dept Holding UK

Financial Planning & Analysis Professional

 

Do you like to crunch data, develop financial models and provide thoughtful business insights to management? Dept is looking for a financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professional to do just that. 

 

The FP&A department works across a wide variety of stakeholders, countries and nationalities and its work is critical to the company’s strategic decision making. We are looking for an expert in critically evaluating data and building robust models that enable management to make sound business decisions. You need to be a proactive thinker who enjoys problem solving, communicating with non-financial stakeholders and being a team player. 

 

Your routine tasks will involve developing budgets and forecasts, analysing monthly financial performance, creating insightful KPIs, supporting with the upkeep of quality data and challenging the business leaders. Also, as you will be joining a rapidly scaling company, you will play a key role in supporting projects that enable the company to build on its success. These projects can include systems integrations and replatforming, acquisition onboardings, rebrandings, non-financial KPI development and more.   

 

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game, but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world; a futurist at heart who takes the stage and will toast to a successful week with us. Ultimately, we are looking for a unique individual who is able to strengthen our collective. We strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

ABOUT YOU:

  • At least 3+ years experience within FP&A as a Business Analyst or Business Partner
  • Experience working in a service-oriented business
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent English and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders
  • Qualified to degree level (preferably to Masters level)
  • Preferably a qualified accountant (ACCA or CIMA) or with extensive exposure to IFRS and local GAAP
  • Willing to take initiative, work independently and take responsibility that helps you in leading projects from start to end
  • Are tech savvy, especially with Excel
  • Like to make analysis that people will rely on and can deliver clear outcomes without loose ends
  • Possess a creative mindset
  • Approach tasks as a team player and are happy to working to tight deadlines
  • Have an appetite to learn about how a global business works
  • Experience with Power BI and big data models is advantageous
  • Preferably have an interest in the technology and the digital industry

 

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual Dept Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the Dept Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in Dept, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: Dept is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report 

 
Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

WHO ARE WE?
We are a digital agency uniting creativity, technology and data. We help the world’s leading brands build and accelerate their digital products, services and campaigns. Our team of over 1,750 thinkers and makers spans 13 countries across Europe and the Americas. We proudly work for top brands like Samsung, Bose, Patagonia, Bugaboo, Indigo Ag, Triumph Motorcycles, Netflix and more. 

Find out more about us

 

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Financial Planning & Analysis Professional

Dept Holding UK

Financial Planning & Analysis Professional

 

Do you like to crunch data, develop financial models and provide thoughtful business insights to management? Dept is looking for a financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professional to do just that. 

 

The FP&A department works across a wide variety of stakeholders, countries and nationalities and its work is critical to the company’s strategic decision making. We are looking for an expert in critically evaluating data and building robust models that enable management to make sound business decisions. You need to be a proactive thinker who enjoys problem solving, communicating with non-financial stakeholders and being a team player. 

 

Your routine tasks will involve developing budgets and forecasts, analysing monthly financial performance, creating insightful KPIs, supporting with the upkeep of quality data and challenging the business leaders. Also, as you will be joining a rapidly scaling company, you will play a key role in supporting projects that enable the company to build on its success. These projects can include systems integrations and replatforming, acquisition onboardings, rebrandings, non-financial KPI development and more.   

 

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game, but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world; a futurist at heart who takes the stage and will toast to a successful week with us. Ultimately, we are looking for a unique individual who is able to strengthen our collective. We strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

ABOUT YOU:

  • At least 3+ years experience within FP&A as a Business Analyst or Business Partner
  • Experience working in a service-oriented business
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent English and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders
  • Qualified to degree level (preferably to Masters level)
  • Preferably a qualified accountant (ACCA or CIMA) or with extensive exposure to IFRS and local GAAP
  • Willing to take initiative, work independently and take responsibility that helps you in leading projects from start to end
  • Are tech savvy, especially with Excel
  • Like to make analysis that people will rely on and can deliver clear outcomes without loose ends
  • Possess a creative mindset
  • Approach tasks as a team player and are happy to working to tight deadlines
  • Have an appetite to learn about how a global business works
  • Experience with Power BI and big data models is advantageous
  • Preferably have an interest in the technology and the digital industry

 

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills further with training, development and certifications
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies
  • Flexible working: you have the choice to work from our office or remotely, and we have core working hours where you can choose your start and finish times to suit you
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension, free private healthcare, mental health support, and company sick pay scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra days
  • Annual social budget which is used for team events (think virtual escape rooms or a gaming competitions), as well as away-days, and meals out
  • Free refreshments provided in the office all week, as well as drinks at 4pm on a Friday
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony
  • Opportunity to take part in the annual Dept Cares Day where Depsters across the world donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual trip to the Dept Festival in the Netherlands: a chance to meet other people in Dept, see great talks from industry leaders, and have an all-expenses-paid weekend of fun! 
  • Good company: Dept is dedicated to becoming the best digital agency in and for the world. We are committed to becoming B Corp Certified. Find out more in our Impact Report 

 
Dept is an equal opportunity employer, we strongly support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

WHO ARE WE?
We are a digital agency uniting creativity, technology and data. We help the world’s leading brands build and accelerate their digital products, services and campaigns. Our team of over 1,750 thinkers and makers spans 13 countries across Europe and the Americas. We proudly work for top brands like Samsung, Bose, Patagonia, Bugaboo, Indigo Ag, Triumph Motorcycles, Netflix and more. 

Find out more about us

 

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Head of Design

Design & Technology UK

Head of Design

Dept is one of the world’s fastest growing agencies, with over 2,000 Depsters across Europe and the US. We are a pure-play digital agency, Lovies’ agency of the year, and our work has been recognised this year with 16 Webby awards nominations and 11 wins!

Working within our Manchester-based Design and Technology team, we are looking for a Head of Design to lead and grow our creative offering, making Dept a number one design destination for clients in the UK.

As the Head of Design, you will take ownership of the design team and work alongside the Head of UX and Insights. Together you will craft amazing experiences, award-winning designs, and intuitive interfaces.

You will act as a coach, mentor and leader, ensuring all the design team members are supported in their progress and development, identifying the right projects to help each team member grow and develop. You will inspire creativity amongst the team, ensuring the department's creative reputation thrives and develops under your stewardship.

At Dept,  we get the opportunity to work with both enterprise-level and SME organisations, delivering both B2B and B2C digital experiences across a range of platforms. This is a great opportunity for a talented design professional looking to step up to working with international brands in a fast-moving environment.

Most projects are often multi-site and multilingua,l therefore experience in working with design systems, Digital Experience Platforms (DXPs) and international stakeholders is preferable, as is working within an agile environment.

You will:

  • Be responsible for the creative output of the department. 
  • Challenge the status quo, bringing new thinking and approaches to our work.
  • Lead, coach, inspire and mentor the design team.
  • Grow the service offerings of the design team.
  • Proactively identify skills gaps, training needs and recruitment opportunities.
  • Shape the design teams processes and approaches.


Ideal Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years’ industry experience (preferably within an agency).
  • Experience of establishing, leading and guiding a design department.
  • Experience in leading all stages of the design process, from Discovery through to Execution.
  • Experience in working with Design Systems, Digital Patterns and Interactions.
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills even further;
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies;
  • Flexible working – Work from anywhere with trips into the office expected for key events (i.e.team meetings, sprint planning etc)
  • Bonus scheme, pension scheme, free private healthcare and company sick pay scheme;
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra holidays;
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony;
  • Annual all expenses paid trip to the Dept Weekender in the Netherlands – a chance to meet other people within Dept, see great talks from industry leaders and a great weekend of fun!

    WHO ARE WE?

    Hi, we are Dept – the digital agency for creativity, technology and data. We help our clients build and accelerate their digital business by creating leading digital products, services and campaigns. Our team of over 2,000 experienced thinkers & makers span 13 countries across Europe and the Americas.

Since 1996, we live and breathe our ‘big enough to cope, small enough to care’ culture; combining the size and scale to work with any brand in the world, with the agility, speed and personal relationships of a local, boutique agency.

OUR MISSION

We are creators of the world’s leading digital products, services and campaigns.
We are helpers, building and accelerating the digital business of our clients.
We are people-first, with a culture that is “big enough to cope and small enough to care”.
We are united in building a company that has a positive impact on our people, our clients and society.

GOOD COMPANY

As a company with the combined capabilities of creativity, data and technology, we have the tools to innovate and improve lives. That is why it is our mission to have a positive impact on not just our people and our clients, but on society as a whole. This is our motivation every day. For the work we create for our clients, as well as the environment and culture we create for our Depsters – one that is progressive, open, supportive and diverse.

 

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Head of Design

Design & Technology UK

Head of Design

Dept is one of the world’s fastest growing agencies, with over 2,000 Depsters across Europe and the US. We are a pure-play digital agency, Lovies’ agency of the year, and our work has been recognised this year with 16 Webby awards nominations and 11 wins!

Working within our Manchester-based Design and Technology team, we are looking for a Head of Design to lead and grow our creative offering, making Dept a number one design destination for clients in the UK.

As the Head of Design, you will take ownership of the design team and work alongside the Head of UX and Insights. Together you will craft amazing experiences, award-winning designs, and intuitive interfaces.

You will act as a coach, mentor and leader, ensuring all the design team members are supported in their progress and development, identifying the right projects to help each team member grow and develop. You will inspire creativity amongst the team, ensuring the department's creative reputation thrives and develops under your stewardship.

At Dept,  we get the opportunity to work with both enterprise-level and SME organisations, delivering both B2B and B2C digital experiences across a range of platforms. This is a great opportunity for a talented design professional looking to step up to working with international brands in a fast-moving environment.

Most projects are often multi-site and multilingua,l therefore experience in working with design systems, Digital Experience Platforms (DXPs) and international stakeholders is preferable, as is working within an agile environment.

You will:

  • Be responsible for the creative output of the department. 
  • Challenge the status quo, bringing new thinking and approaches to our work.
  • Lead, coach, inspire and mentor the design team.
  • Grow the service offerings of the design team.
  • Proactively identify skills gaps, training needs and recruitment opportunities.
  • Shape the design teams processes and approaches.


Ideal Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years’ industry experience (preferably within an agency).
  • Experience of establishing, leading and guiding a design department.
  • Experience in leading all stages of the design process, from Discovery through to Execution.
  • Experience in working with Design Systems, Digital Patterns and Interactions.
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills even further;
  • An excellent salary based on experience and equal pay policies;
  • Flexible working – Work from anywhere with trips into the office expected for key events (i.e.team meetings, sprint planning etc)
  • Bonus scheme, pension scheme, free private healthcare and company sick pay scheme;
  • 25 days paid holiday with the opportunity to buy extra holidays;
  • We celebrate successes by rewarding teams when big projects go-live and honouring the year’s top achievements at our annual awards ceremony;
  • Annual all expenses paid trip to the Dept Weekender in the Netherlands – a chance to meet other people within Dept, see great talks from industry leaders and a great weekend of fun!

    WHO ARE WE?

    Hi, we are Dept – the digital agency for creativity, technology and data. We help our clients build and accelerate their digital business by creating leading digital products, services and campaigns. Our team of over 2,000 experienced thinkers & makers span 13 countries across Europe and the Americas.

Since 1996, we live and breathe our ‘big enough to cope, small enough to care’ culture; combining the size and scale to work with any brand in the world, with the agility, speed and personal relationships of a local, boutique agency.

OUR MISSION

We are creators of the world’s leading digital products, services and campaigns.
We are helpers, building and accelerating the digital business of our clients.
We are people-first, with a culture that is “big enough to cope and small enough to care”.
We are united in building a company that has a positive impact on our people, our clients and society.

GOOD COMPANY

As a company with the combined capabilities of creativity, data and technology, we have the tools to innovate and improve lives. That is why it is our mission to have a positive impact on not just our people and our clients, but on society as a whole. This is our motivation every day. For the work we create for our clients, as well as the environment and culture we create for our Depsters – one that is progressive, open, supportive and diverse.

 

#LI-SW2

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