Design Research Specialist
What we want you to do:
We want you to discover, understand and communicate the customer's needs, apparent and latent, their arpirations and inhibitors, aligned to our clients' business objectives.
You own all aspects about the project, starting from planning, execution, analysis of the findings to client interaction. We would also like you to keep in touch with latest trends and methodologies in your discipline.
  • Understand the clients' needs and prepare and appropriate methodology.
  • Travel to the customers' place of work, shadow them and understand what they want to achieve and what's holding them back.
  • Prepare discussion guides to validate/expand upon any findings from the immersions.
  • Prepare visual artifacts such as task flow analysis diagrams, graphs/charts, that will help communicate research findings to the clients.
  • Contribute to the design research community on methodologies that you may evolve during the course of your work.
 
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for self starters, people who are passionate about their work and willing to put that little bit extra to get things done. In addition we ant you to be one or more of the following:
  • A graduate/post graduate in Industrial Design from a reputed institute with 3+ years of work experience (corporate or consultancy)
  • An outwards connector with an ability to take customers into confidence.
  • A Miner of Thoughts. We want you to to have an eye for great detail, dig deep into the customers' life and understand what motivates them the most.
  • Articulate: Can you weave a web of magic around your ideas, present concepts beyond simple powerpoints, enthrall the audience through unconventional presentations ?
We would like you to possess:
  • 2d skills: Hand sketching, SketchbookPro, CorelDraw, etc. to communicate your ideas on the fly and in the conference room.
  • Proficiency in MS OFFICE with experience in designing discussion guides,flow charts, graphs and task diagrams.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written in English. Ability to converse in local languages beyond English and Hindi is an additional plus.