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Product Designer & Owner

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamDesign

Job description

As Virtuagym keeps on growing, we are now looking for a new face to complement our product design team. As a Product Designer, you will be responsible for continuously helping improve Virtuagym's products and services. Will you join us in our quest to create a healthier and happier world?

This is a full-time employment position, at our Amsterdam office, located in the dead center of Amsterdam. We are however a remote-first company, meaning you can work wherever you want (within The Netherlands). We love to see you in our office (including at our Friday drinks!), but you can also work from home whenever you prefer. Additionally, you can work from any location you want within Europe up to 4 weeks at a time for a maximum of 12 weeks in a year.


About Virtuagym
Virtuagym is a leading and fast-growing innovator in the digital health and fitness domain, offering a Software as a Service solution and multiple native apps to users worldwide. We offer coaching and management solutions for trainers, studios, clubs, and corporate wellness, all with the vision to make the world a healthier and happier place.

Virtuagym is an ambitious, passionate, and multicultural team of talented people who want to create a healthier world for all. We believe in teamwork, challenging each other, being bold and adventurous, working lean, taking care of each other, and sharing success. As a scale-up, we embrace our diversity, international character, and our flat hierarchy that promotes great freedom, taking ownership, and making a true impact. Our talented staff of around 200 employees are based out of two locations: Amsterdam, NL, and Medellin, CO.

Every day with us will be an opportunity to cultivate and evolve your personal and professional skills, as well as to make a significant impact on a global scale. Here, at Virtuagym, we are not just colleagues, we are friends, willing to help and support each other. By joining us, you become a part of a joyful and energetic team.

What this role looks like

Being a Product Designer & Owner at Virtuagym, you will continuously help improve Virtuagym's products and services. You will become part of the product team responsible for a specific domain within our system; such as training, coaching, engagement, integrations, memberships, billing, or scheduling. Together with the Product Manager and engineers, you will play a major role in ensuring our customers love the solutions you have built with your team.

As such, you love working with a team to create solutions that solve real problems and which users love to work with. You understand how important a strong user experience is for any product that gets used on a daily basis. Therefore understanding the problem you’re solving is key to the start of any design for you, and before diving into the design process, you make it your mission to know our customer through and through.

As a Product Designer at Virtuagym, you are involved in the creation of new solutions from the start, working directly with a Product Manager to translate the product strategy into tangible projects that you help shape, scope, refine and build with your team. During this process you will work directly with your development team, to make sure they understand exactly what to build and the end result works as amazing in practice as you have envisioned it. You really own the end solution, meaning you and your team are also responsible for resolving issues after release.

Some of your key tasks as Product Designer & Owner

  • Translate the product vision into projects together with the Product Manager;

  • Shape, scope, and refine the projects with your team;

  • Track the development progress and resolve potential blockers;

  • Optimize the user experience and assure quality;

  • Facilitate meetings in your team.

Job requirements

What you will bring to the team

  • You have experience in product design, either as UX/UI designer, interaction designer, industrial designer, or similar;

  • You have a portfolio of projects you have worked on previously which shows your problem-solving talent;

  • You have strong analytical skills and an affinity for technology;

  • You have experience in applying design methods allowing you to deliver awesome solutions for customer problems, from initial customer research to flowcharts, wireframes, and high fidelity prototypes;

  • You love to take ownership of a team and lead projects from start to finish;

  • You can plan and organize your own days to work efficiently with several different projects at the same time;

  • You are a team player and an effective communicator in English, our primary company language.

Important note: please do apply if you meet 70%+ of the criteria. At Virtuagym we hire great people, not just resumes. If you can't check off a few requirements but are a fast learner, we’d love to hear from you!

Bonus points for...

  • You have experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum and Shape Up;

  • You are familiar with the responsibilities and tasks of a product owner;

  • You know your ways in tools like Figma, Confluence, and Jira;

  • If you have worked on SaaS products before;

  • Affinity with the fitness industry, e.g. having worked at a gym or you love working out.

Here’s why you should come work with us

Next to being inspired daily by talented and motivated colleagues and having plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth, these are the main Virtuagym perks:

  • Join one of the fastest-growing SaaS scale-ups within the awesome fitness tech domain!;

  • Join a diverse and international team made up of over 30 nationalities, working in an informal and fun environment;

  • We are remote-friendly: with our hybrid working policy, you can work from your home within the Netherlands any time you want. Additionally, you can work from any location you want within Europe up until 4 weeks at a time for a maximum of 12 weeks in a year. And we provide your home office set-up and a working from home allowance.
    Please note: even though we are remote-friendly, we can only hire people who live in the Netherlands/are open to move to the Netherlands and hold a Dutch citizen service number (BSN);

  • We provide 25 paid holidays per year (based on a full-time contract) and unlimited unpaid holidays, just in case you used all your holidays for that year, 8% holiday allowance and a pension plan;

  • The opportunity to grow fast within the company, including a lot of support from the management team and the opportunity to keep developing yourself;

  • Stay healthy with our Gym benefits: we provide a great package to choose from a wide range of gym options (ClassPass, Trainmore, Onefit etc.) including a monthly contribution towards your gym subscription, free weekly padel classes, a Friends & Family gym discount, free video-on-demand workouts and unlimited access to on-demand coaching with psychologists via chat, phone or video call through the platform OpenUp;

  • We love to learn: join our knowledge exchange sessions, Lunch & Learn sessions for personal development, the Virtuagym Circle and more;

  • You will be part of a joyful and passionate team, where we share and celebrate success together and organize awesome company events such as our annual New Years dinner, Halloween parties, ski trips and way more!

Ready to join us?
Please do not hesitate to apply by clicking the ‘Apply for this Job’ button below! We will get back to your application within 10 working days. For any questions on the vacancy, please get in touch with the recruitment team at

* Please note that we do not collaborate with third parties to fill this vacancy, so third parties are kindly asked not to contact us about this role.