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Experience Researcher, Digital Video & Audio (6 months)

Website Adobe Adobe

We are seeking an Experience Researcher for a contract role to partner with product managers, designers, and engineers on our digital video & audio team. In this role, you will drive research from initial early explorations through to shipping product, guiding our video, AI, and Machine Learning product teams through a variety of research methods.

Length of primary engagement: 6 months (40 hrs per week). Ideal start date is December 4th.




  • Assess a project’s scope, determine appropriate research questions, and identify appropriate research methods (developing new ones as needed).
  • Run research studies from start to finish, including: developing a realistic research plan and materials, recruiting participants, and synthesizing data into findings.
  • Advocate for the customer by articulating research findings and product ideas through clear and insightful presentations.
  • Engage and collaborate with different roles across the company and product teams to understand and influence business goals, system architecture, and product designs.
  • Present work in group-wide forums.
  • Build alliances across the company to identify new partners, drive collaboration, and deeply understand the business context of research problems.



Required Qualifications

  • Significant hands-on research experience, with at least 3 years of that experience as a Researcher in an industry setting (UX Research, Market Research, consulting, etc.). Unfortunately, experience as a Designer does not count towards this requirement.
  • Able to handle areas (user/product/domain) that may be ambiguous or ill-defined.
  • Proven ability to use multiple qualitative research methods and are able to explain the rationale for using each one.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills.
  • Can collaborate effectively across all project roles (design, research, product management, engineering, etc.
  • An understanding of the product life cycle and ability to time research to have maximum impact.
  • Don’t just summarize study data – go one step further to identify meaningful user needs and/or product issues.
  • Can proactively identify and communicate clear product solutions based on these findings, sometimes across organizational departments.
  • Ability to clearly articulate ideas, sometimes in various ways to meet the needs of different recipients (written reports, user profiles, scenarios, etc.).
  • Experience presenting work at the management, director, and VP levels.
  • Awareness of UX industry trends, incorporating new research techniques when appropriate.
  • An undergraduate degree from a 4-year, accredited institution.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Existing knowledge of the video editing process and/or video editing software
  • Deep interest and familiarity with Generative AI
  • Familiarity with or interest in Adobe’s creative tools
  • Quantitative research skills like: survey writing and analysis, tree testing, first click analysis, etc.
  • An advanced degree in psychology, anthropology, data science, or a related field.


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