Music AI Scientist

Shutterstock team


Shutterstock is looking for an AI Music Data Scientist to join our product team, working on the future of our creative and predictive performance platforms. You will be working with highly motivated and extremely talented data scientists on large datasets, analytics and music information retrieval tools and, finally, deep learning and machine learning. Our core belief is that the customers are our number one priority so we work hard to deliver value back to them with everything we do. We believe strongly in team ownership of systems, which includes defining the vision of the services to prioritization of projects.
  • Develop new features in the AI Music/SFX space, supporting projects like transmedia asset recommendations, audio taxonomy, search by audio, and algorithms for automatic music editing/generation
  • Curate and analyze music and multimedia data with both Shutterstock Music and Premium Beat
  • Provide data-driven recommendations and implementations for projects involving music
  • Be a part of a high-performance, flexible team that thrives in a culture of trust, respect, and inclusion


  • Experience with basic music composition, theory, instruments, popular styles, and editing/mix/master techniques
  • Understanding of common Music Information Retrieval practices
  • Experience in Data Science fundamentals and machine learning libraries
  • Applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc
  • Data analysis and algorithm development using Python
  • Passionate about what you do and care deeply about the things you build
  • Able to clearly communicate with distributed team members, highly self-motivated
  • Degree in music technology, computer science, or a related field
  • Polymath with experience quickly learning and translating between different lexicons
  • Experience with creative/music data structures or other emotive taxonomies
  • Experience with generated music, including vertical re orchestration and horizontal resequencing
  • Experience in transmedia ecosystems
  • Experience operating in a Scrum environment and understanding of Agile / CICD
  • Advanced degree(s) in music technology, computer science, or related fields
  • 3+ years experience relevant to ai music and/or data science

How to apply

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Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies. Directly and through its group subsidiaries, Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, 3D models and music. Working with its growing community of over 1.7 million contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 400 million images and more than 21 million video clips available. Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world and customers in more than 150 countries. The Company also owns Offset, a high-end image collection; Shutterstock Studios, an end-to-end custom creative shop; PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; Shutterstock Editorial, a premier source of editorial images and videos for the world's media; TurboSquid, a leading 3D content marketplace; Amper Music, an AI-driven music platform; and Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media offering. For more information, please visit and follow Shutterstock on Twitter and on Facebook.

Job Details

Posted on Aug 2

Dublin, Ireland

Full time