Design Research Lead - Industrial Design/User Research - Gurgaon - 8+ years

Location: Gurgaon
Discipline: Sales & Marketing, Content, UI/UX & Graphic Design, Product Management
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Abhishek Pushkar

Contact email: abhishek.pushkar@crescendogroup.in
Job ref: 38263
Published: 7 days ago

Design Research Lead - Industrial/Product Design - Gurgaon - 8+ years

Location: Gurgaon (On-site)

We are looking out for a product and user researcher coming from industrial design background and at least 8+ years of professional experience in  leading the projects from planning to in-field execution to insight delivery. 

You must possess a strong background in generating user insights, translating them into feature requirements, conducting rigorous evaluations and communicating the findings to the stakeholders. 

Your future employer: One of the leading retail firm engaged in transforming the optical category. 

Responsibilities: 

  1. Setting up the eyewear research function, setting processes to drive product intelligence.

  2. Leading the product and user research initiatives to understand the customers better and generating insights for the business. 

  3. Designing, implementing and analyzing various researches to help the design and R&D teams understand the user needs better.

  4. Prototyping and testing to help arrive at the most favorable design patterns.

  5. Contributing to building and maintaining the standards and capabilities in response to the evolving user and product trends.

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's/Master's degree in product design or lifestyle design or industrial design/ design research with at least 8 to 10 years of professional product and user design experience.

  2. Good ability to understand physical products. 

  3. Strong interest and curiosity to understand the voice of the customer and generating user insights. 

  4. Prior experience of product or user research design and delivery. 

  5. Ability to moderate and facilitate user interactions.

What's in it for you?

  1. Opportunity to work with a fast-growing brand trusted by millions. 

  2. Opportunity to make a social impact. 

Reach Us: 

If you feel this opportunity is well aligned with your career progression plans, please feel free to reach me with your updated profiles on abhishek.pushkar@crescendogroup.in for a quick discussion on the opportunity.

Disclaimer:

Crescendo Global is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Leadership Hiring consulting arm of Crescendo Group with expertise in mid to senior level niche recruitment. We are passionate about empowering job seekers and employers with an engaging memorable job search and leadership hiring experience. Crescendo Global does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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