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Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll)
UX Research Video Editor (part-time, contract)

Gusto is seeking our first UX Research Video Editor (part-time, hourly contract position) to join the Product Design Team in San Francisco. The Design team is responsible for crafting delightful experiences that not only serve small businesses and their employees, but also have a profound and positive impact on the relationship between the two. Your role is to provide video editing services and expertise as well as operational support to the Design Team and our Product Team partners, by enabling them to internally share highlights & insights coming out of their UX Research projects.

The ideal candidate will have proven video editing experience and experience working with project owners who’re focused on product design & development. Excellent communication skills, ability to manage logistics, and a highly organized approach are mandatory. You’ll be a key contributor to scaling our UX research efforts, as we aim to coordinate & internally share what we’ve been learning, ultimately in order to help our customers.

Here’s what you’ll do day to day:

  • Collect & process all internal UX Research videos:
    • Obtain transcriptions through our vendors
    • Add titles establishing date, source + usage limitations
    • Make files available in a shared drive, in an organized way
    • Add them to an internal library of UX Research videos
    • Proactively alert the UX Research project owners about the status of their projects.
    • Create and manage a lightweight process for UX Research project owners to share their files with you
    • Introduce batch processing & automation where possible while you
  • Partner with UX Research project owners to identify high-value clips and storytelling opportunities within a given set of UX Research assets (raw materials might include video, audio, photos, screenshots, or other collateral).
  • Create highlight clips & reels for internally sharing insights & tips, based on requests from UX Research project owners
  • Establish a cadence & manage team expectations

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience with video editing; bonus points for experience working with design, research, and engineering teams
  • Highly comfortable with video editing software, batch processing, and creating clips & highlight reels within an agreed-upon turnaround time
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Superb visual & organization skills, with impeccable attention to detail
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high-energy environment, with an entrepreneurial ownership mentality
  • Has genuine empathy for small business owners and employees and a deep desire to improve their lives!


  • This is a part-time, contract position at our San Francisco office in the Dogpatch
  • Estimated work: Averaging between 4-10 hours/week based on team’s project cycles

About Gusto

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto. 

Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 60,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.

Job Location(s):
San Francisco, CA, US
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