Design Researcher

London, England, United Kingdom


We are looking for a design researcher to join IF. You will have an established track record in research developing digital products and services; with experience helping teams design for new innovations and emerging technologies.

Your work will directly contribute to IF’s mission of showing how companies can use data in ethical ways. It will impact the organisations we work with, shaping strategy and influencing how products and services are built to respect people’s digital rights.

Collaboration is hugely important to us, so we’re looking for someone who is at their best when part of a team while having the confidence and ability to take a brief from research planning proposals right through to delivery with minimal oversight.

We are a fast-paced business that has big growth plans, we’re looking for someone who enjoys solving ambiguous challenges and working in a rapidly changing environment. We would like you to be comfortable working in the open.


We’re looking for someone who:

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We’re working towards a better, more ethical information society. We’ve defined and led this emerging space since 2016.

IF has unrivalled expertise in showing organisations how to collect, store and treat data so they are both ethically sound and commercially successful.

Based in Somerset House in London, our multidisciplinary and internationally respected team includes technologists, infosec researchers, designers and strategists.

We care about the web and we approach all of our work though making. We maintain a catalogue of data patterns and work in the open as much as possible.


We are an equal opportunity and Living Wage Foundation employer. We believe that inclusive and diverse teams make better decisions, deliver the best work and are more fulfilling to be a part of. That’s why we welcome and proactively seek out applications from people of all backgrounds and ages.

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