Zalando SE, Europe’s leading fashion store online, today opened its new Zalando Fashion Insights Centre in Dublin. Member of Parliament Taoiseach Enda Kenny was joined by Robert Gentz, Founder and Member of the Managing Board of Zalando, at the official opening of the new Fashion Insights Centre in Dublin’s Silicon Docks.
Zalando aims to transform the world of e-commerce by building the best platform for every player in fashion across Europe and the world. The new office in Dublin will play a key role in this strategy. It is the company’s first technology hub outside of Germany which has been opened with te goal to meet Zalando’s growing demand for top quality candidates in the field of research and development, big data analysis, data science and engineering. Zalando plans to create up to 200 jobs in Dublin over the next 3 years.
Robert Gentz, Founder and Member of the Management Board, Zalando said, “Zalando is the most trafficked e-commerce fashion site in Europe with well over 100 million visits per month. Understanding our customers and gaining deep insights into their purchasing patterns and their behavior online means we can provide them with a highly personalized and compelling offering. Investing to understand these insights has driven our growth since the earliest days of our company and has been the key to our success. The new Zalando Fashion Insights Centre will play a major role as we continue to lead online fashion and grow our presence across Europe.”
Zalando is actively recruiting data scientists and candidates from the science, maths and engineering disciplines as well as academia for a variety of R&D focused data science and engineering roles in its Fashion Insights Centre.