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Product Designer (UI/UX)

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamProduct Team

Job description

Join a fast growing company with a purpose! At Fastned you will actively contribute to accelerating the transition to electric mobility. In this role you will craft digital experiences that deliver WOW to the growing number of electric vehicle drivers! Fastned is a pioneer in a completely new industry so together with the team you will be creating innovative solutions to drive the business forward. Together with more than 140 colleagues from 35 nationalities, we enable EV drivers around Europe to fast-charge their vehicle with 100% renewable energy and lead the way in making mobility sustainable. We have recently been voted best charging network in the UK and in France, which is a testimony to our drive to offer the best charging experience to EV drivers.


As a Product Designer you are responsible for crafting experiences that are simple, drive engagement and deliver WOW to our users on every touchpoint. The goal is to build positive experiences, create stories that stick, build loyalty, while contributing to overall business success.

In this role you will lead the design of Fastned in-house developed operational products, for your users in the Network, Field and Customer Operations teams. Through these products, we make sure every customer has a great and reliable charging experience at our stations. You will be accountable for the usability of the solutions delivered. The Product Designer role is part of the Product team, and works as a member of the scrum team side by side with the Engineering and Brand team.

Your overall responsibilities include:

  • Leading design on the Operator area, in scope our ‘Revolt Admin’ operations control panel;
  • Leading user research, solution testing and validation leveraging all tools in your designer toolbox; your designs are the painkillers and innovative solutions to real users problems to solve;
  • Leading and facilitating design sprints with your team and stakeholders;
  • Collaborating with fellow creatives on brand and our shared design system;
  • Inspire and advocate for user-first thinking, sharing & challenging user insights across the board;
  • Improving the product design life cycle and embedding best practices in our workflows;
  • Contributing to and facilitating design thinking and practice within your team.

Job requirements

In order to be successful in this role you bring along an inspiring and highly entrepreneurial mindset - we want our employees to ‘think like a founder’. You thrive in taking ownership of all product design aspects and inspire your peers with the design direction you’re crafting. You get joy out of getting close to the user’s needs and problems through research, and understand the importance of using qualitative and quantitative data for validating your designs. The ideal candidate has a strong passion for experimentation, using a data-driven approach to (in)validating new ideas. You consider every failed experiment as a lesson learned, while crafting experiences that matter. Additionally, you tick the following boxes:

  • You have a minimum of 4-6 years professional experience as a digital Product Designer or a similar role on a scrum team (e.g. UI/UX design, user research);
  • You are a thought leader for product design, user research, solution design & validation, and are experienced with building and advocating design practice;
  • You have experience with component design and building a design system from the ground up;
  • You bring a solid portfolio covering a multitude of digital products and industries, preferably in the mobility and/or EV charging industry;
  • You are experienced with leading design sprints and other workshops to make solution design a team effort;
  • You are a problem solver who brings customer-centered, detail oriented and critical thinking;
  • You have experience with design tools like Sketch or Figma;
  • You have a strong affinity with the energy transition and Fastned’s mission.

Join us in building a better future

We work hard to change the world, but we don't forget to celebrate our successes, big and small. Our benefits include a pension plan (fully covered by Fastned) and participation in the company stock options program. We provide daily vegetarian lunches & the best coffee at our Amsterdam headquarters close to the Amstel station. In order to feel & enjoy the EV life you get access to our fully electric vehicle fleet (all charging expenses covered). Next to fun events year-round, we throw notorious Christmas parties and organise an amazing yearly trip abroad. Other perks include flexible working hours, full travel compensation and the gear of your choice (MacBook vs Dell XPS, iPhone vs Android).

Interested?

We would love to have a conversation with you! Apply now, send us your CV and explain in your motivation letter why you’re excited about joining our mission.

Please be aware that we will start the recruitment process mid January, so bear with us! :)

The recruitment process consists of 3 stages:

  • A first video call with one of our recruiters to find out more about Fastned & our company culture;
  • A first interview with our Product & Engineering Director and a peer;
  • A second interview with members from the product/operator & brand team.

Fastned stands for equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, neurodiversity, disabilities, parental status or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique.