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Job Description

As Design System Ops you will focus on how we work with and implement our design system. You will drive shared processes within the design team and with developers to improve our design system and the impact it has on our product. You will work closely with product designers to shape the future of how our product looks and functions. Together with the brand team, you will drive alignment between our product and our brand. With tech, you will build strong relationships and processes to make the design system come to life.

Your responsibilities

  • Advocate for and nurture our Design System. Evangelize and promote the adoption of the Design System across all product areas

  • Collaborate with Product Designers on the definition, evolution and maintenance of the UI kits and other design artifacts

  • Onboard and support other designers in their use and understanding of the design system

  • Partner with Design Leaders and Marketing to evolve our brand and ensure its implementation in our products

  • Help define strategic initiatives that improve the design team’s processes, tools, infrastructure, and workflows

  • Work with Design Leaders to craft, refine, implement, and communicate design vision and strategy

  • Partner with engineering to bring our design system into our products and ensure its correct implementation

  • Guide the transformation and modernization of mobile.de’s design

  • Build processes and create align in product, engineering, and business to ensure a smooth operational process


  • You have strong working experience leading, building, and/or maintaining a Design System

  • Extensive experience in product/UX design

  • Expert knowledge in design and development tools. You’re not expected to code, but you’ll need to feel comfortable in technical discussions

  • Previous experience working with web and apps

  • Strong ability to organize and prioritize your work

  • Solid leadership skills and an ability to develop strong partnerships

  • Professional experience in highly collaborative environments with other UX designers, researchers, product owners and engineers

  • Effective English communication skills, German is a plus

Additional Information

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation
  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans
  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer
  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team. (Please clarify this for your team during your first interviews!). 
  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, including from another country, as long as you have an internet connection!
  • Additional three months fully-paid parental leave time
  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes
  • 28 days of holidays

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 

Covid-19: We’re reviewing the situation on a regular basis to ensure that we follow all local government guidelines and put the health of our people first. All interviews are currently taking place virtually. 

Company Description

Founded in 1996, mobile.de disrupted the status quo of buying and selling cars with the first online vehicle marketplace, driven by the idea to create something new. As a driver of change for growth and innovation, we became more than just a platform. We are an ecosystem of skilled and entrepreneurially minded people, a community to unite sellers and buyers. As the No 1 marketplace in Germany we closely cooperate with a powerful network of around 42,000 dealers and connect them with almost 17 million unique users per month. 

Mobile.de is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 15 countries.