Apple AR/VR Job | Research Program Manager

Job(岗位): Research Program Manager

Citys(岗位城市): New York City, New York, United States

Date(发布日期): 2022-5-3


At Apple, we believe technology should create magical moments and enrich our lives! Our team is working at the intersection of impact and imagination to develop experiences that support creating, learning, doing and connecting. We are applying some of Apple’s most advanced technologies including AR/VR and ML to craft experiences that will delight, inspire, and educate customers around the world.

We are seeking a Research Program Manager to fuel the development of next generation learning, play and entertainment experiences that will create an enduring and nurturing positive impact.

The Research Program Manager will be responsible for synthesizing multiple research studies, managing communications and coordinating resources across the research program. Do you possess sharp analysis abilities, superlative organizational skills and keen attention to detail? Do you have a knack for zooming out and seeing the critical path and big picture? Essential to the role is the ability to empathize and to advocate for customer needs data-driven stories. We are seeking a curious and mission-driven person who wants to educate and inspire a diverse team working towards a shared goal.

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you and explore how we can have you be a part of our team!


In depth knowledge of primary and secondary research operations and timelines

Exceptional written and visual communication skills— both as a primary author and master editor and improver

10+ years leadership and mentoring experience with strong commitment to developing talent and teams while fostering a nurturing work environment and positive morale

Experience in designing and conducting studies, data analysis, and results delivery for qualitative and mixed methods research—can talk the talk and walk the walk!

Ability to lead data analysis and synthesize findings into insights that inspire creative direction and decisions

Presentation skills to hold an audience and effectively communicate with specialists across many diverse job functions, such as producers, scientists, designers, engineers, business partners, etc.

Content production experience desired; experience working with both entertainment and education content a plus

Experience working with a global customer base a plus

Knowledge of research with specialized populations, such as children & teens and knowledge of child development helpful


Develop project schedules, manage dependencies and coordinate workstreams

Sense opportunities to conserve resources and enhance efficiency across work streams, while maintaining a creative, thoughtful and warm culture

Supervise internal communications through the development of visually compelling decks on critical topics to inform and educate cross functional teams

Solicit and synthesize feedback from collaborators to support a unified, consistent vision

Facilitate internal brainstorm sessions and synthesize of findings and next steps

Supervise subject matter experts, researchers and vendors to create a shared and cohesive knowledge-base

Organize and track research instruments and data from multiple sources

Ensure consistent quality of deliverables

Manage and/or conduct desk research (e.g. expert and customer interviews, lit reviews, competitive analyses)

Summarize findings across studies into actionable insights and support integration of findings into product development

Oversee budgeting, costs, scoping, staffing, etc.

Ensure research studies respect security, human subjects board and legal requirements

Mentor junior team members, helping them develop essential professional, research and communication skills to enable them to flourish and grow