WORK / Careers Hiring – Design Researcher

 

Opportunity

We are seeking a design researcher to join our fantastic team. Your primary role would be to uncover meaningful insights through planning and executing strategic research programs. These insights will fuel design stories and inspire our clients’ business & innovation strategies. We’re looking for someone who can present research findings in a way that inspires our designers and clients – to challenge conventional thinking and to come with alternative and provocative points of view.

Interested? Get in touch via [email protected] with ‘design research’ in the subject line.

About us

Everyone at Design Partners shares the same goal, to elevate human potential. That’s about creating future product experiences that enable people to achieve incredible things. Meaningful products that add enjoyment to everyday life. Making complex tasks simple. Empowering people to be better tomorrow than today.

How? We uncover meaningful insights to inspire your business & innovation strategy. We are natural-born problem solvers, dedicated to bringing ideas to life. A connected team of researchers, designers & engineers, all under one roof innovating with momentum. Teamwork delivers the best thinking and our clients enjoy that spirit of partnership.

Be part of our growing team.

About the role

You will design, execute, and lead strategic research programs to understand real human behaviour, attitudes, and motivations. This research will be used for two purposes: to uncover actionable insights to fuel design and innovation strategies for our clients; and to build thought leadership, to inspire our design teams and contribute to our growing business through publications and internal strategies. This will include:

  • Designing and planning exploratory research, including research protocols, field guides, sample design, screeners, etc.
  • Conducting programs of research consisting of structured desk research, ethnographic interviews, observational studies, surveys & workshops etc, to uncover real user behaviour and attitudes.
  • Constructing narratives using written, visual, and other media to communicate and present findings in a way that inspires our designers and clients.
  • Analysing and synthesizing research outcomes to uncover actionable insights, making them relevant and impactful for clients and design teams.
  • Providing thought leadership to drive our research and contribute to our expanding business.

Are you?

  • Innately curious and empathic, driven to understand real human behaviour.
  • Open and collaborative, comfortable working closely with designers and clients.
  • Self-directed, with an ability to work flexibly and efficiently.
  • Intelligent in navigating complex concepts and synthesizing broad understanding into insights.
  • An excellent communicator or storyteller.
  • Experienced in conducting research in the private sector.
  • Experienced in working within a creative field.

 

If you’re interested in applying, contact us via [email protected] with ‘design research’ in the subject line.

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