Achilles Design

Product Designer


Job description

As a product designer at Achilles Design you’re eager to design and develop different products in various sectors such as healthcare, industrial design, retail, sports and lifestyle. You’ll be designing products from an early sketch to prototype validation and industrial production, while always keeping an eye on time and budget management.

Your profile

Are you passionate about design and development, and are you up for a challenge? We would like to welcome you to our team if your profile fits the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree in product design
  • You have extensive experience with software tools such as CAD (Solidworks, Creo or equivalent), Adobe CC, rendering packages (such as Keyshot or equivalent) and know how to make high-quality renderings and animations
  • You have excellent drawing skills and are able to use your sketches for effective communication of technical concepts.
  • You feel at ease communicating on a regular basis with clients, suppliers, and other designers within the company
  • You take note of the needs of your (internal & external) customers and are able to transform these proactively into a plan of action.
  • Dutch native speaker, working proficiency in English is required. Knowledge of French & German is an advantage.
  • You have great styling skills and the technical knowledge to translate your creative ideas into realistic products.
  • You are able to work independently and in a team.


What we offer

At Achilles Design you contribute to our continuous growth. In addition we offer you:

  • A contract for an indefinite period;
  • An attractive total compensation package;
  • Challenging and innovative projects in various sectors that on a regular basis require working together with colleagues from other disciplines;
  • A prototype lab to create quick prototypes of mechanical and electronic designs;
  • A pleasant, hybrid working environment where working from home is possible;
  • A self-steering structure in which you help determine the direction of the company and your own job;
  • An exciting work environment influenced by dynamic, creative and multidisciplinary teams;
  • A young, positive and open-minded culture;
  • An ambitious and fast-growing organisation that has social engagement, usability, sustainability, and business ethics in its genes.
  • We always keep work-life in balance.

About Achilles Design

Achilles Design is an experienced design research and development company that helps bring ideas to the market, from the front end of innovation to market launch.

We’re a company of experts in a wide variety of disciplines: from strategic advice to detailed product design & engineering, branding, digital design, service design and spatial design. Because we work closely together and consult each other’s expertise, we can continuously offer the best design services in an integrated way. All within several industries such as healthcare, retail, sports & lifestyle (with an expertise in bicycle design) and industrial design.