Lenskart to expand workforce by adding over 2,000 employees by 2022

Currently, the company has over 5,000 employees including more than 200 engineers, data scientists and product designers.

On August 11, New Delhi-based eyewear retail chain company, Lenskart, announced its plans to add more than 2,000 employees across the nation by March 2022.

Furthermore, the brand will expand its international teams in Singapore, West Asia as well as the US by adding 300 more employees.


According to a statement, Lenskart has been aggressively hiring across verticals, especially the team of technology and data science, by recruiting data scientists, business analysts, data engineers and experts.

Additionally, the company is aiming to add 1,500 more retail employees to manage their rapidly increasing stores along with over 100 engineers to the technology team across Bengaluru, Delhi NCR, and Hyderabad.

Over 300 employees are set to join the supply chain and manufacturing operations, while another 100 people will be hired for corporate functions like finance, consumer insights, human resources and merchandising.

The founder and CEO of Lenskart, Peyush Bansal, added that the company has continued to grow exponentially in both domestic and international markets and is building a strong presence in regional markets through its stores and e-commerce.

“This has opened up several job opportunities across Lenskart to serve and delight our customers at a huge scale. So, hiring is a key aspect in our growth journey and we are looking at actively hiring skilled talents across verticals for regions like Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Delhi, among others”, Bansal continued.

The company has raised funds from KKR, SoftBank Vision Fund, PremjiInvest and IFC, among others.