Senior Manager, Product Design


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Virta is the first clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery.
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Virta is the first company with a clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type-2 diabetes without the use of medications or surgery. Our innovations in nutritional biochemistry, data science and digital tools combined with our clinical expertise are shifting the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal. Our mission: reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025.

As Senior Manager, Product Design, your work will empower Virta's world-class Medical Staff to safely deliver a life-changing treatment as well as develop a first-of-its-kind EHR that enables continuous remote care for patients with type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases. 


  • A player/coach - individually lead  projects as a designer, and be responsible for building/managing additional resources as the  team grows 
  • Develop and oversee the product design strategy alongside the design, product, and teams
  • Shape and evolve the overall design culture, vision, principles, and process at Virta Health
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to define product strategy, vision, roadmaps, and resource allocation
  • Maintain close partnership and communication with our provider team
  • An effective representative of your team, substantiate the work and the decisions behind them, and be an advocate for user-centered design

90 Day Plan

Within your first 90 days at Virta, we expect you will do the following:

  • Get to know your team and cross-functional partners
  • Gain thorough understanding of patient needs 
  • Get up to speed on industry knowledge and internal science 
  • Enroll in treatment as a patient or  viewer to gain understanding of product and treatment protocol
  • Successfully ship and iterate on a feature
  • Provide feedback to VP and UXD team


  • 6+ years of experience in product design
  • Experience in the digital health industry
  • 1+ year of experience in managing a team of designers
  • Track record of multiple successful product launches from start to finish (wireframing, designing, prototyping, testing, and deploying)
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective cross-functional partnerships across product, engineering, and clinical operations
  • Strong initiative, comfort with ambiguity, and ability to drive a solid and transparent design process
  • Can solve problems proactively and creatively
  • Ability to think strategically and communicate effectively to champion user-first design across all levels
  • Experience designing and shipping user experiences that are both usable and aesthetically pleasing, including using and building UI design systems that increase designer velocity
  • Fluency with Figma or other similar design tools like Sketch, Adobe XD
  • Experience designing and conducting user research and testing
  • Familiarity with technical issues and ability to work constructively with engineers
  • Excellent storytelling skills and is comfortable presenting to teammates, stakeholders, and executives

Values-driven culture

Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll do well if:

  • You put people first and take care of yourself, your peers, and our patients equally
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and take initiative while empowering others to do the same
  • You prioritize positive impact over busy work
  • You have no ego and understand that everyone has something to bring to the table regardless of experience
  • You appreciate transparency and promote trust and empowerment through open access of information
  • You are evidence-based and prioritize data and science over seniority or dogma
  • You take risks and rapidly iterate

As part of your duties at Virta, you may come in contact with sensitive patient information that is governed by HIPAA. Throughout your career at Virta, you will be expected to follow Virta's security and privacy procedures to ensure our patients' information remains strictly confidential. Security and privacy training will be provided.

For this role the compensation range for candidates in Colorado is 129,000 - 149,000; information about Virta’s benefits is on our careers page at: Note: Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. Virta has a location based compensation structure; there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.


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