12 Months Fixed Term Design Research Manager Role

Design Research Manager/Head of Reserach for Media in London – £65,000 - £75,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an “interim 12 month” Design Research Manager position for a well known media group to provide valuable research and insights in their launch of exciting new and existing digital products.

The Client

My client is a well-known respected publishing organisation with a huge multimillion online and offline presence. My client is currently going through a huge digital transformation that has helped them evolve into a multi – platform digital organisation. My client offers an array of different products and services that appeal to a wide target audience. We’ve worked with these guys from the beginning of their digital transformation and have been wowed by what they’ve done so far and where they can get too, really is one of my favourite clients.

The Role as Design Research Manager/Head of Reserach

As “interim head/design research manager” your role will be a mixture of management, strategy and delivery. You will have line management responsibilities for two researchers and will be responsible for championing and delivering tactical research across all of their digital products.  You will work closely with the UX team whilst liaising with product managers and stakeholders to plan and conduct research seeing it through from the beginning to end. You will work on a variety of projects from ongoing research projects to new conceptual research.

The Candidate


Looking for an experienced commercial lead, head of research who has a background in delivering and leading research. Important you have a good understanding of where research fits into the UCD process and have the ability to talk through and demonstrate your research process.

–               Ideally you will have management or at least mentoring experience.

–               Experience within both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.

–               Ability to choose the right research methodology for particular projects be it user testing or ethnographic study.

–               Ability to present your findings back in creative and clear and concise ways.

Really great high profile 12 month fixed term role where you will get the chance to head up their research offering whilst managing a team of researchers.