Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2023/253

Smart Materials Structures and Systems Laboratory (SMSS), Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur is seeking passionate and motivated researchers to work on developing a series of next-generation advanced robotic systems. Our team comprises researchers and professionals from diverse backgrounds including Robotics, Mechanical design, and Control, and is looking forward to augmenting its capabilities with a Researcher in UI/UX design and development. 

Project No:- R&D/DD/2021189L

Project Title:- Telemedicine COE

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: B.Tech, Or Post graduate, Or Graduate+ 3 years relevant 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 ( 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.

Last Date: 01-12-2023. *Extended till December 31, 2023.

Dr. B. Bhattacharya
Project Coordinator
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - 16