Job: Design Research Assistant
Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Design
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: 0116 257 7429
Emily Hancock is a Design Research Assistant working within the Design Unit at De Montfort University, working on both commercial client projects and design research. Having previously design and project managed for brands such as Revlon, Superdrug, and Boots Emily has a wide knowledge of Point of Sale and Product Design. She has a BA and MA in Product Design from De Montfort University, Leicester winning the Christopherson Collection Award and Petainer Award. Emily has also taught the Visual Communication module to first year Product Design undergraduate students.
A key team member of the Impacting Business by Design Initiative Emily is now helping to deliver a key Research England Programme to develop a new way of businesses being able to access Design Consultancy expertise without the current economic barriers that are in place.
Design thinking and it's application within the wider UK economy
Design for manufacture
Design and project management
Point of sale design
New Product Development
BA (Hons) Product Design (De Montfort University, Leicester 2013-2017)
MA Product Design (De Montfort University, Leicester 2017-2018)
Area of expertise: Project management, design for manufacture, point of sale design.
RDD Europe Ltd: 2015-2016 and May to October 2017 Design Unit 2018-Present
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