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Research + Strategy 

Designers in our Research & Strategy division are observant problem solvers who enjoy working with others to tackle challenges. They understand that solutions stem from the product users themselves, and because of this, they work directly with people in the market to generate products and systems that effectively solve problems.

RESPONSIBILITIES
PRIMARY SKILLS
SOFT SKILLS

- Conduct primary research - carry out formal/informal interviews with users to uncover product insights 

- Dig into secondary research to benchmark similar products and find the opportunity for improvement 

- Generate product ideas and system concepts 

- Ability to create detail-oriented work

- Curiosity with regards to how people interact with products 

- Ability to break down complex issues and communicate them in an intuitive, concise fashion 

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Proactive - ability to lead yourself and work independently

- Collaborative - able to drive outcomes working with different types of people