Want to go further than writing decks? Use your research & insight skills to help build new products and services at Designit.

We believe in teamwork, fun, complex projects, and simple solutions. How about you? We’re looking for a mid-level or senior researcher with interdisciplinary research skills and an interest in human-centred design to join our team in London.

Would you like to...?

  • Be part of design teams, not a separate discipline - be up for helping shape the objectives of a project, and giving your informed advice on design decisions
  • Design interesting methods to tackle everything from proposition innovation and audience insights, to brand design testing and experience tracking
  • Find compelling evidence wherever it comes from, whether that’s desk research, qual, quant, social media analysis, a (fact-checked!) podcast etc.
  • Draw on a range of disciplines to solve interesting challenges for clients, whether that’s anthropology, psychology, industrial design, political theory - or anything that’s relevant!
  • Scope, plan, and lead research activities, manage smaller projects end-to-end, develop and facilitate workshops and co-creation sessions
  • Help us take our research practice to the next level - working with our new Research & Insight Lead to shape the way Designit thinks about research

We would like you to…

  • Have 3-5 years’ professional experience involving strategic research (even if ‘research’ hasn’t always been your main job)
  • Have experience in developing strategic recommendations for projects like customer strategy, proposition development, product/service design, marketing
  • Have plenty of experience with qualitative research techniques including most of the following: interviews, participant observation, online diaries, projective techniques, co-creation and desk research
  • Have at least some familiarity with quant research; understanding its value and being comfortable incorporating quant insights with qual insights
  • Be curious about experimenting with other approaches
  • Have experience with using Human-Centred Design / Design Thinking tools and methods
  • Ideally have some experience working with designers
  • Be a problem solver, with ideas that challenge the ordinary, and the drive to bring them to life 
  • Have a ‘here to help’ attitude - and fundamentally believes that we’re better together
  • Be fluent in English – other languages are a bonus!

Would you like to join...?

  • A playful team that currently works in a hybrid working model with a remote first approach?
  • An inspiring, social, collaborative and fun work environment, with an open-minded and diverse culture? 
  • Local inspiration sessions all year round?  
  • Free health insurance and other benefits too that are personalised around your employee experience?

 

 

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