Jason Garrison - Switching Subjects: From Teacher to UX Researcher
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In episode 47 of The Product Design Podcast, Seth Coelen interviews Jason Garrison, Qualitative UX Researcher at AnswerLab, a full-service user experience insights firm helping create experiences people love.

During our chat, Jason shares his UX journey and path from internship to full-time UX Researcher. He offers fantastic insights into what led him to his current role, including strategies on portfolio development, networking, interviewing, and how to accept feedback from your manager or team once you land the job you want! This episode is filled with excellent advice for anyone looking to get into UX, especially if they are curious about becoming a UX Researcher!

During our interview with Jason, you will learn:

🧠 What sparked Jason’s excitement for UX research
🔥 How he went from internship to contracting and now to a full-time role as a Qualitative UX Researcher
💡 Strategies that work on portfolios, interviewing, landing your first role, and accepting feedback
🤩 What Jason does at AnswerLab
🎯 What qualities make for a great UX Researcher

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