IDEO San Francisco is in search of a Design Researcher who is radically inspired by people, gathers great insights, and contributes those insights to a design team creating products and services.
Please read the application instructions carefully. We will only consider candidates who provide a resume, cover letter, and portfolio.
Human-centered insights and a deep understanding of people and culture are critical to how we do our best work. Design Researchers guide clients and teams through this research to discover, interpret, and communicate insights & opportunities in an inspiring way, while contributing to all phases of the design process. Researchers at IDEO help our teams use design as way of understanding people and culture while at the same time using what we learn to inspire and inform design.
IDEO is a place unlike any other. It’s a place where you can solve diverse, complex challenges for our clients or the organization, alongside thoughtful, intelligent individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. Sure we work hard, but we also intentionally craft moments that allow our community to pause, create, and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.
Please apply with a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio. A portfolio should consist of a highly curated set of projects that demonstrates:
For team-based work, please indicate your role. A portfolio can be web-based, a PDF, or whatever you feel best communicates your work.
IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.