Recruitment FAQs

 

 

1. How can I apply at Visual Meta?
Please apply only via our online application tool. But no worries, you don’t need to fill in lengthy forms with all your details that you had already put into your CV. Just click on the job you are interested, hit the “Apply for this position” button and upload your CV.
2. How do I know that my application has been received?
If you applied via our online application tool, you will receive an automatic confirmation of receipt shortly after your application.
3. I couldn't upload my documents, what do I do now?
If you were unable to submit your documents, you can either reply to the confirmation of receipt and send your documents as an attachment (max. 10 MB), or you can send us your documents with reference to your application to jobs@visual-meta.com
4. When will I hear from you about the next steps? When will I receive feedback on the interview?
We always try to give you feedback as soon as possible. However, with a high number of applicants it can take up to one week before we can come back to you after your initial application. We want to thank you in advance for your patience.

Should you be in a hurry, you can let us know by sending an email to @jobs@visual-meta.com. We will try to fast track your application then.

5. What does the interview process look like and how much time does the process take?
The process depends on the position, but normally we have 3 interview steps: First short phone/video interview, main interview and team interview(s). In some cases, we have a case study/coding challenge as an extra step. You will receive all needed information regarding the timelines and interview steps in your first conversation with us.

You can expect the process to take 3-4 weeks from application to offer. But this of course also depends on the position.

6. Phone/video interview - how do I prepare for it?
If the screening of your CV was successful, we will invite you to our first interview. The first interview usually is a video call and takes 30 minutes. The main goal of this interview is to give you additional information about us and about the position. Of course, we would love to learn more about you and your motivation. To prepare yourself, please review the job description again and familiarize yourself with Shopalike & Ladenzeile.
7. Is there a task or a coding test to process?
Where meaningful, we integrate a ‘technical’ task into the process in order to get a full picture of your hard skills. For some positions, we will ask you to prepare something, for others you will have time to solve a problem during the main interview. Based on the results, we will decide what the further process will look like.
8. Main interview - how do I prepare for it?
The main interview will be conducted via video call or in our truly exciting office. It will take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours of your time. Your interview partner will be your future supervisor as well as your Talent Acquisition Manager.

During this talk you will be able to showcase your experience, your expertise and the way you work. On the other hand, you can express your expectations for your new position and ask more in depth questions about the tasks and responsibilities of the job. Should you need to to prepare something, you will receive all the needed information in advance.

9. Meet your Team - what is it?
We believe in team work! A friendly, collaborative and supportive work environment is very important to us. In this talk, you would have the possibility to meet your future peers to get to know each other in an informal atmosphere. You do not need to prepare anything for this talk.
10. In which language should I best apply?
Our Talent Acquisition Managers speak several languages but of course not all. Therefore, please write your application in the language of the job description. If you are unsure: English is always a good choice.
11. In what format and in what size should I send you the files?
Please upload your application and attachments in PDF format. Please make sure that the documents do not exceed a total size of up to 20 MB.
12. What documents do you need from me?
Please provide us with your dedetalled CV. In some cases we will ask you for your porfolio, especially if you are applieng for Design positions. You will find that information in the job descriptions
13. Is there a dress code at Visual Meta?
No. Come to the interview and later also to work how you feel most comfortable.
14. Where does Visual Meta have its offices?
We operate in all countries from our brand new office in the heart of Berlin.
15. Where do we publish our open positions?
It depends on many factors. Since we do not have one platform on which we advertise everything, you will find all current positions on our careers page.
16. Can I also send an unsolicited application?
Yes, if none of our vacancies match you at the moment, you can still send us your documents. Please write a short e-mail with your job expectations, your desired salary and all other documents to jobs@visual-meta.com.
17. If I want to apply for several jobs, is one application enough?
We make every effort to consider you for all positions that you’re interested in. However, it is not possible for us to realize this technically with just one application. So you will help us a lot if you apply for each position individually.
18. Can I work for Visual Meta remote/from home?
A flexible working environment is important to our team – and therfore to us. At the same time, we value and nurture our company culture and we believe that face to face communication is an important aspect of building a strong culture. That´s why we require all our team members to be in the office 2 days a week and spend the rest of the week according to the rules agreed in your team and how they fit your agenda.
19. What kind of jobs does Visual Meta offer?
We offer a wide range of jobs and are looking for a correspondingly large number of different profiles for Product & Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Quality Management, People, Culture and Organization, Finance etc.
20. What is the visa process?
After accepting our job offer, you will have the possibility to use the services of our visa agency. They will guide you through the entire visa process. In the meantime, we will provide all the documents you will need for the visa.
21. What documents does Visual Meta need for the visa process?
In order to assess if you have the possibility to get a visa, please send us a scan of your university certificates. We can’t start your application process without it. Ideally send us your certificates in English. If we should decide to work together, we need more documents, but we will ask you them separately.
22. Can I do anything to speed up the visa process?
The visa process can take several weeks depending on the country. To speed up the process, please make an appointment at the German Embassy in your country as soon as you receive an appointment for the second interview. Should you not sign with us, you can easily cancel the appointment.

 

 

If you have any more questions, feel free to contact us at jobs@visual-meta.com

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