Techstars is hiring a

Design Associate, Berlin (June-Sept)

Berlin, Germany

Techstars Design Associate // Paid Contract Position

Start date: June 6th 2016

End Date: Sept 9th 2016

Application Open Until: June 24th 2016

Location: Berlin, Germany

Interested in becoming an associate for the Techstars Berlin Accelerator? You will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode beyond all reasonable comprehension. You will have the opportunity to get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city, up close and personally. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.

It’s basically a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies in the country. Sometimes associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.

General Job Description

Not just your average designer? Do you want to have an impact on future industry leaders while enhancing your portfolio x 10? Do you enjoy getting involved in many different aspects of design? From graphic design to UI/UX and even physical print design? You will be helping companies with their branding and marketing - think logos, pitch decks, presentations, events, etc. 

Please note: This is not an internship. We are looking for designers with 2 - 5 years of experience ideally working with startups.

You Currently Have:

  • Knowledge that spans visual, graphic and interactive design - brand experience is essential.
  • An understanding of what makes an experience good or bad.
  • A refined aesthetic sense and can both work inside and expand a company’s vision.
  • Experience working in an iterative design environment including giving and receiving feedback.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant professional design experience or BA/BS degree in a related field. More experience is advantageous, but get in touch with Brian below if you'd like to discuss.
  • A drive to get better every day and are always looking for opportunities to learn.
  • A great attitude, desire to learn and meet new people, lots of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Authorized to work as a contractor in Berlin, Germany.
  • Currently live in Berlin or would be willing to live here for the duration of the program.


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About Techstars

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to build their business. Techstars is a mentorship-driven accelerator, and is changing the way startups are built by arming entrepreneurs with a massive interconnected network of amazing founders, mentors, investors and companies.

With 18 mentorship-driven accelerator programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey. Techstars provides access to over 3,000 founders, mentors investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars makes entrepreneurship more accessible by providing access to capital, guidance, marketing, business development, customer acquisition, and recruitment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.