Zalando’s the nucleus of the fashion ecosystem. They’ve transformed from being the pioneer in online fashion retail to becoming an operating system for the fashion world. Through providing different channels and services, Zalando connects all the major players in the fashion industry. From end customers, retailers, brands, stylists, factories to advertisers, there’s a dedicated team of experts working tirelessly to enhance the Zalando experience.
With more than 130 countries represented, the rich diversity of individuals, thinking and attitudes are crucial drivers of Zalando’s success. The company’s debut at the 2018 Christopher Street Day was initiated by its LGBTQI+ grassroots organization. Supporting the parade is just one of the many ways Zalando shows commitment to its motto, ‘Fashion for the Good of All.’ Ask any Zalando employee what inclusion means and they’ll tell you that it’s a culture in which every team member collaborates, develops their unique talents, and achieves excellence together.
Innovative and inspiring technology takes centerstage at Zalando with over 2,000 tech experts from all over the world who build and better the product every day. Despite its enormous growth, the curiosity and startup spirit characteristic of Zalando’s early days still remains strong. In the Innovation Lab, team members are given a platform to explore ideas and build things. The annual Hack Week celebrates experimentation, giving Zalando technologists a playground of buzzing ideas to implement new projects.
It starts with ownership and the guiding principle of being responsible to their customers, partners and fellow team members. This is a team determined to make an impact. The tangible results of their contributions to Zalando’s growth is what drives employees to channel the entrepreneurial spirit in each project they undertake to make a mark for themselves and the company in all they do. Whether it’s the Technology team’s initiatives to share expertise through internal tech talks and self-organized guilds or driving business ventures from within the Business Development team, this is how Zalando continues to deliver award-winning, best-in-class shopping experiences to their 28 million active customers every day.