For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.
Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!
Key responsibilities within the contract period:
Design and deliver high quality user interactions, experiences, services and visual designs within area of responsibility, on time and to expected level of quality and fidelity
Work with the product, design and engineering team to understand and define requirements and create design briefs for work. Identify objectives, appropriate metrics to evaluate performance
Use the most appropriate methodology, processes & tools to design, validate and deliver
Support the product manager to conduct exploratory user and stakeholder interviews, user acceptance testing and usability testing sessions to gather evidence and requirements
Understand priorities and trade-offs, identifying the solution that best addresses user problems, within agreed timeframes and technical constraints
Present a range of recommendations for design solutions, articulate the reasons that bring you to a specific recommendation and the considerations
Understand impact of design decisions on broader user experience, working within or contributing to frameworks (design system, data viz library etc) to improve quality and consistency
Work with subject matter experts and colleagues outside own team to understand viability and feasibility of solutions
Communicate with stakeholders to manage expectations and dependencies for assigned area of responsibility
Advocate for use of consistent user patterns, supporting design or product colleagues (across all products) to understand user mental models and impact
Prove designs, hypotheses and recommendations through use of data or validated evidence (where possible), and provide rationale for decisions
Attend, participate and drive improvements with design team rituals to improve collaboration and consistency (e.g. stand up, show & tell etc)
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!