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Director of Design, Acrobat

Company: Jobleads
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Our Company Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone"from emerging artists to global brands"everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen. We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours! The Opportunity Are you passionate about solving problems for document productivity software that is used by almost a billion users!? Adobe is looking for Director of Design for Acrobat to lead a sizable group of design managers and individual contributors who craft experiences across web, multiple mobile apps and desktop applications while using AI/ML technologies. Working closely with Product and Engineering executives, you will provide strategic design direction, finding resolution to ambiguous problem spaces and have a tremendous impact on how we all work with documents. What you'll Do You will coach and mentor other leaders. You will attract design talent to the team, hire, grow, retain and promote designers and design managers. You will build a high-performing collaborative environment and encourage deep partnership with cross-functional teams, setting a high bar for design craft, and defining and executing design strategy for 1.0s, and leading all aspects of design execution across releases on multiple channels and platforms. You will own the creation of deliverables that articulate design strategy on a few pivotal initiatives. You will help execute on monthly and quarterly product releases while ensuring that we ship at the highest design quality levels What you need to succeed Degree or 10+ years of equivalent practical experience Leading empathetically, fostering an inclusive and empowering environment for the design team to do innovative and impactful work Championing for customer-centric and holistic design at all levels in the organization Experience working with executives on ambiguous problems and crafting big picture strategies driven by design. Phenomenal oral and written communication skills are a pre-requisite. Being a facilitator across product-design-engineering teams in early stages of strategic projects. This may sometimes involve driving design thinking workshops. Deep expertise in problem framing from customers' point of view and solving problems through high design craft Being able to socialize new insights and ideas with solid design rationale grounded in user research and business goals. Your leadership will incite the team to take action for better user and business outcomes. Embodying a learners and a mentors mentality About Adobe Design Adobe Design creates tools that amplify the world's ability to create and communicate. We're a distributed team of designers, researchers, prototypers , content strategists, program managers, and more who work across Adobe's three product lines: Creative Cloud, Document Cloud, and Experience Cloud. At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that isrecognized around the world . You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our uniqueCheck-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely. If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on theAdobe Life blog and explore the meaningfulbenefits we offer. Adobe is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless ofgender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. Adobe aims to make accessible to any and all users. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation to navigate our website or complete the application process, please contact accomodations@ or (408) 536-3015.

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