DESIGN OPERATIONS MANAGER (M/F/D)

JOIN THE CANYON CREW!

AT CANYON WE AIM TO BE THE MOST INSPIRING BIKE BRAND IN THE WORLD. AND NOW MORE THAN EVER, WE’RE LOOKING FOR BRIGHT, COMMITTED PIONEERS TO REACH THE PEAK WITH US.

OUR CUSTOMERS RIDE TO CONNECT WITH THEIR BODIES, THEIR FRIENDS, AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS. THEY FEEL PART OF AN EVER-GROWING COMMUNITY OF OPTIMISTIC CHANGE-MAKERS – AND THEY STAY WITH US FOR THE SEAMLESS, PROGRESSIVE, PERSONALISED EXPERIENCES THAT WE OFFER THEM.

BE IT ON A PERFORMANCE BIKE, E-BIKE OR URBAN BIKE, CANYON RIDERS FEEL CONNECTED AS A CYCLING SOCIETY RESHAPING THE WORLD.

WE INSPIRE TO RIDE – AND WE WANT YOU TO JOIN US IN THAT MISSION.

THE DEPARTMENT


    Canyon XD is a global UX, UI service and content design team delivering new products and services for our customers. We’re research-lead, open and collaborative. As a seasonal business, we do have busy periods, but we pride ourselves on a healthy work life balance. As a global team, it’s important we work with and design for diverse cultures and perspectives.

    The Canyon XD team is on the hunt for a Design Operations Manager based in our HQ in Koblenz/ Germany or Amsterdam Hub/ Netherlands to help us deliver an ambitious roadmap of digital products and services. Working as part of a growing, friendly team, you’ll be responsible for driving operational excellence in a high performing, multidisciplinary design team. You’ll be responsible for ensuring our the experience design squads work on the right projects, at the right time to meet our business goals.

YOUR JOB AS PART OF THE CANYON CREW

  • Deliver projects and products using the appropriate design-lead project management methodology
  • Work with senior stakeholders and product managers to define and deliver a roadmap of projects, products and services
  • Understand team capabilities and capacities and use this knowledge to ensure projects are correctly scoped with realistic milestones
  • Work with development teams to prioritise design activity around code releases
  • Facilitate collaborative and productive design and product review sessions with business units and stakeholders and help responsible designers collate and prioritise feedback
  • Contribute to and help build a growing operations team

HOW YOU BECOME PART OF THE RACE

    • 4+ years professional experience; E-Commerce and/or DTC experience would be fantastic
    • Experience delivering products with complex architecture at a global level
    • Experience delivering digital projects, products and services experience
    • Profound understanding of product strategy, design and development as well as digital landscape
    • First experience with Salesforce multi cloud and/or SAP is considered an asset
    • Experience using a range of project management methods and the ability to choose the best tool for the job
    • Experience supporting and working closely with multi-disciplinary and high-performing design teams
    • Adaptable to changing work environments and an ability to manage workload with a proactive attitude

HIGHLIGHTS ON YOUR CANYON TOUR

  • Accelerate your career by joining one of fastest growing bicycle brands worldwide 
  • Flat hierarchies and the opportunity to be part of a growing and innovative company  
  • Bikes and accessories at attractive employee rates 
  • We focus on diversity - be who you are and do what is your passion  
  • We are establishing new working methods and offer a hybrid work environment  
  • We are a brand, and we are proud to say so. Become a member of a high branded company! 

WHAT SETS US APART

Our commitment to riding is contagious – that’s what you notice when you start working at Canyon. It’s essential that our employees feel fully engaged with their work so that together we can achieve the high standards we set for ourselves, our products and our service. A variety of hands-on tasks, true innovation and a dynamic workplace are all a part of our everyday.
Each individual has a key role to play in Canyon’s success. Whether you’re a student, graduate, or have previous leadership experience, we have the right position for you. After all, the jobs we offer have to be as versatile and exciting as the bikes we develop.

Our flat hierarchies enable you to quickly take responsibility and shape where you want your career to go. As an employer, we successfully combine our local roots with an increasingly international approach. Sustainability and integrity core to our values alongside passion, responsibility and excellence.

In the end, it all comes down to this: Inspire to ride.

APPLY NOW

Do you love riding and being part of a close team? Then you're the right candidate for us.
We look forward to reading your application including salary expectation and earliest possible start date.

Your contact person is:

Mickael Horan

WILL ICH WERDEN / APPLY NOW

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