Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/259

Smart Materials, Structures, and Systems (SMSS) Lab
SMSS Lab works in robotics, smart materials, and other smart systems.

Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems (HFSS) Studios
HFSS Studios works at the intersection of Human Factors, Interaction Design, and Systems Engineering.

Project Title: - Development of an Intelligent Sit-to-Stand (STS) and Mobility Support System for the Elderly

Last Date of Application: - 31st December 2023

Name of the Post: Project Associate

Salary: Rs. 21600-1800-54000 per Month.
(Higher starting salary may be considered for exceptionally qualified/experienced candidates as per IITK Rules)

Responsibilities: -

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers.
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps.
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields.
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g., images, sketches, and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders.
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g., responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback.
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors, and images.

Essential Skillset: The ideal candidate should have,

  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of design projects
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g., and InVision)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Team spirit: strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders.
  • Good time-management skills

Minimum Qualification: MDes (preferred)/BDes with experience.

Interested candidates may send their application, including the complete professional academic record (attach copies of certificates) and work experience to the undersigned, by e-mail (;; Cell: +91-721-985-1945). The applicant must also provide addresses (including E-mail IDs) of referees (at least two) who can be contacted. Online interviews of shortlisted candidates will be conducted.