People Experience Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote

About the Job
IMG.LY is an industry-leading provider of photo–, video– and creative–editing Software Development Kits (SDKs). Thousands of customers, from Fortune 100 businesses to startups, are using our solutions to empower their products and services. Last year, IMG.LY started rolling out the Creative Engine, a powerful and disruptive technology enabling customers to build any creative tool, workflow, or infrastructure with just a few lines of code.

We are looking for a People Experience Manager for shaping and delivering on the strategy for People Experience at IMG.LY end-to-end.
As a People Experience Manager, you will be empowering a 50-person team from all over the world, working in a remote-first setting. Every year we get the whole team together for a fantastic trip to hang out and get to know each other in person.

Your Role
  • Employee life cycle management from onboarding to off boarding in a remote-first set-up [performance management & compensation, succession planning & talent management, culture, and internal communications.]
  • Take ownership with clear areas of roles and responsibilities in major areas like benefits, contractors, payroll, compliance, and more.
  • Manage complexities, whether in recruiting, managing labor relations
  • Proactively addressing People & Talent matters that are relevant to the business and its success.
  • Being the sparring partner for leaders and employees on topics such as
  • Shaping our employer brand in collaboration with our Growth team.
  • Communication with other external partners such as accountants, health insurance companies, social security agencies, authorities, benefit providers, lawyers, etc.
  • Finding the best talent, managing end-to-end recruiting process jointly with your leaders
  • Planning and executing team events such as offsite retreats, and virtual team-building activities.
  • Developing and implementing performance management processes.
Your profile
  • 2-3 years experience in a people-related role ideally within a tech environment.
  • An effective communicator who is able to connect with people from different domains and cultures, fostering a sense of inclusivity and belonging.
  • Fluent in English and German, with excellent verbal and written communication skills in both languages.
  • Strong hands-on background in employee relations, performance management, and change management.
  • Identifies and develops processes that optimize efficiency, streamline workflows, and leverage automation to minimize manual work where possible.
  • Operational expertise in key employee lifecycle touch points, including onboarding and off boarding.
Let’s talk business
Hiring Process
Please provide us with your CV and cover letter, highlighting your relevant work experience, as well as any relevant examples of your work that demonstrate your skills. We're excited to get to know you better and for you to gain a deeper understanding of our company culture. To ensure this, we would like to schedule a 30-minute video call where we can get to know each other and discuss how your skills align with our needs.

After a successful first meeting, we'll be providing you with a case study that will give you a realistic view of the day-to-day responsibilities of this role. This task is expected to take between 2-4 hours of your time and can be completed at your own pace.
To conclude the process, we will schedule a meeting where you'll present your findings from the assessment task, and we'll have an open discussion about your experience and insights.

Remote within +/- 4 hours in reference to Berlin Time (CET).

Start date
01.03.2023 or earlier.

Company Profile
IMG.LY is a vibrant remote-first company with headquarters in Germany. We empower developers to build fantastic software across all industries by providing them with beautiful photo–, video– and creative–editing SDKs. Customers like Amazon, Brother, HP, and Hootsuite trust our solutions as we ensure fast and smooth integrations for accelerated product development and time-to-market. You will work with tech-savvy, creative, and open-minded peers who enjoy building great products that empower developers. We value transparency and over-communication – that is how we keep pushing forward as an international team of over 50 people. We’re committed to continually improving, being open to failure, and allowing ourselves to tinker with new ideas.
Perks and Benefits

Work Environment
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Four or Five-day work week option
  • Twenty-five days up to 30 days of holidays
  • Apple MacBooks
  • Keyboard Mouse, Monitors, and all you need for work
  • Budget for other office equipment such as Chairs, Tables, etc.
  • Quarterly team remote events to have fun with the team aside from day-to-day business
  • Yearly team hideouts at varying locations in the world, fully paid and organized (previous venues included California and Lisbon)
  • Regular internal Talks@IMG.LY sessions with external guest speakers
Join our creative invasion
Just shoot us a message. Don't worry about not matching all the bullet points. Let's be honest, no one does. Send us a piece of code like a link to your GitHub repository or a personal project app that you are quite proud of. Links to GitHub and a CV and a cover letter would also be cute as a button. 
If you experience problems in uploading your documents, please email them to 

We don't need a novel as a cover letter. A polished CV or your LinkedIn profile can be a safe bet. But, we are far more interested in the projects you’ve been working on, some code, or anything that you want to show us. Rise above the noise and let's have a remote cup of coffee. ☕

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