Senior Design Researcher


As Senior Design Researcher you are a seasoned veteran of qualitative research. You are great with people and have an eery sixth-sense for tacit desires, and are expert at spotting insights. Working at the intersection of research and strategy, you are routined in conceiving and coordinating creative research plans, and fully understand how to make them work for clients. Feeling right at home in innovation projects, you are comfortable taking on a broad range of different project-roles, and are confident in both, collaborating in or leading interdisciplinary projects.

  • design, scope and prepare qualitative research activities (e.g. write screeners, discussion guides, stimuli materials, etc.)

  • conduct and direct trend-, desktop- and field-research activities, and identify intriguing insights

  • create compelling point of views that inspire clients to take action

  • design, and conduct insights and innovation workshops with colleagues and clients
  • define and explore innovation-fields and concept ideas with other designers

  • build narratives and presentations that wow clients

  • design, plan, articulate and lead interdisciplinary innovation-projects and teams
  • 5+ years of total research-experience in design-, innovation-, strategy- and/or branding-related fields
  • expert at qualitative research and outstanding capability to identify, articulate and present insights

  • strong critical thinking, outstanding creativity and excellent storytelling skills
  • outstanding copywriting and presentation skills in English and German. Advanced Powerpoint skills are expected

  • natural authority, healthy ambition and high emotional intelligence
  • ability to frame, design, plan, articulate and lead interdisciplinary projects

  • fun and passionate team that places high importance not only on professional skills, but also on great personalities
  • friendly, family-like work-environment, flextime workdays, remote working support and low levels of hierarchy
  • onboarding program which will prepare you well for your new role and introduction to your new team
  • opportunity to receive on- and off-the-job training, as well as travel to events, trade-shows, conferences, and exhibitions
  • opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects with other designers, researchers, strategists, technologists and model-makers
  • regular team-events, both planned and spontaneous: from team-lunches, annual field-trips and X-mas parties, to ad-hoc Karaoke, or the Oktoberfest
  • modern office, flexible work-times and benefits to support a healthy lifestyle, e.g. Job-Bike, UrbanSports membership, Kindergarten-Support


Phone +49 173 729 46 25
Denise Knoll
HR Manager


Phone +86 150 212 939 02
Libin Li
Shanghai Studio Manager