Senior Researcher

 
 

Posted 25/10/2016 by Lubna

 

Experience level
Senior

Job status
Permanent

Specific field
Strategy & Research

Location
London

Organisation type
Agency / Consultancy

Organisation size
100-500


 
 

About the company and role

Based in London, you’ll join the team of Designit made of researchers, business designers and designers within service, product, brand, digital, interaction and user experience design. You’ll work in an international and playful environment with big, innovative brands alongside some of Europe’s most creative brains. And you’ll be part of a culture with an unparalleled passion for changing the world through exceptional design and problem solving.


Desired skills and experiences

  • Challenge our clients within your research knowledge, curious mind and knack for seeing the “bigger picture”
     
  • Scope, plan, and lead extensive research activities – from open-ended exploratory research to concept validations
     
  • Conduct in-depth data analysis and turn user insights and identified opportunities into differentiating concepts, services and solutions
     
  • Create and present beautiful and insightful deliveries that provide our clients with strategic direction
     
  • Develop and facilitate workshops and co-creation sessions
     
  • Participate in sales activities
     
  • Further develop your research and design skills
  • spacer
  • Get a chance to challenge and shape the way Designit thinks about research
 
 
 

What you will bring

  • An expert within your field with 5+ years of professional experience and in-depth knowledge of user research and user-centred design processes. In possession of a relevant master degree (e.g. social science, human factors, service design, etc.) 
     
  • Experienced in scoping a research process, leading fieldwork, conducting interviews and performing desk research
     
  • A curious and confident concept developer. Eager to experiment in approach and methodology to discover the methods that best address the specific questions at hand
     
  • A problem solver, with ideas that challenge the ordinary, together with the drive –­ and the guts – to bring them to life
     
  • On a quest to change the world for the better, with design
     
  • Someone with a ‘here to help’ attitude, who absolutely, fundamentally believes that we’re better together
     
  • Fluent in English - other languages are a bonus!
 
 

 
 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position send Lubna an email and be sure to include:

  1. your curriculum vitae
  2. a motivation letter
  3. a link to your portfolio

Your portfolio preferable includes work samples from different stages of the design and development process.