Turian Labs is a Design Thinking and Business Innovation consulting company based at Pune, India. We help organisations develop user insights, discover emerging opportunities and reimagine the business.
Our business innovation services include Empathic research for business insights, UX strategy, Product & Service Innovation & Megatrend-driven future envisioning. We work with clients globally through our extended network, with a focus on emerging markets (i.e. Indonesia, Philipines, China, Egypt, Brazil, South Korea and Thailand and USA).
We are passionate practitioners of Design Thinking. We have developed a rich repertoire of proprietary tools to make innovations outcomes less risky and future-proof. We help organizations gain Design Thinking leadership through executive training programs and Enterprise Roll-out initiatives.
Turian Labs connects with innovation ecosystem through a series of platforms like –DIVE meetups, cross-industry Design Thinking workshops and IndiaNxt- Megatrends & Strategy Conference.
Turian Labs is founded by alumni of IIT (Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai) and NID (National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad) with a lineage of a leading design company – Onio, with two decades of rich experience in engaging and leading global innovation programs.
Turian Labs team has worked with global brands & organizations including Google, Coca Cola, Volkswagen, Suzuki, Hyundai, LG, Philips, Samsung, Godrej, St. Gobain, Otis Kohler, Mahindra & Mahindra, Wipro, Microsoft, ISB, Duke Corporate Education and the Govt. of Finland.
Our team consists of people from diverse backgrounds and universities. Do read our manifesto, blog take a look at our facebook page to get a feel of how we think & work together.
1. Design Research Manager - One Position
Candidate has a grad/post-grad degree in any streams of design OR in any of the humanities streams like sociology, cultural anthropology, psychology, literature OR a person with MBA in mass-communication/marketing from a reputed institution, who likes the marketing side of design business and has already done some work in that position OR someone with client-liaisoning work experience in service oriented industry.
This role does not require ‘design’ skills, but it does require appreciation of ‘Design Thinking’. It does require ability to quickly understand the business dynamics on the client side and decipher it for the team, manage different aspects of projects like team management, time management, communication management, delivery quality management and invoicing. This position requires extensive travel.
Must have: Immaculate command on written and verbal communication in English. Minimum 2 years of experience as a marketing/client-liaison/analyst position in any service oriented industry; Prior experience in a design company/ad-agency. Valid passport.
Candidates must send their résumé with half a page cover note describing themselves.
2. VP Business Innovation
Business innovation consulting is core to Turian Labs practice. We are looking for a candidate to help building this vertical along with the chief design strategist. Candidate would be an MBA/Engineering graduate/Design graduate from a reputed school with a minimum of 5 years experience working with large brands/organizations. He/she would have been a part of several CXO level assignments or would have led a startup himself/herself. Avid commuicator, voracious reader, keeps his finger on the global pulse, can make succinct summaries of a business conversation quickly and nuance it with his/her own experiences. He/She should be ready to travel in India/abroad on the client assignments. You would be a important part of of a thrill-run to build an ace team and leading Design Thinking & Strategy consulting company.
Candidates must send their résumé with half a page cover note describing themselves along with a portfolio/link.
3. Internships - Two slots (round the year)
We believe in an intense learning experience for interns as they are the future of our society and ambassadors of Turian Thinking. Applications are invited round the year for 2 and 6 month internship. Students and professionals with background in management, design and humanities (social science, literature, mass communication etc.) can apply.
All applicants, please fill up the form on connect page and email us your portfolio/resume separately at connect at turianlabs dot com.