Adobe Design is seeking a Sr. Program Manager to lead enterprise-level programs and/or multiple projects within the Experience Cloud Design organization! We are solving large-scale, mission-critical design challenges. This team works across various product teams to understand, communicate, and own the delivery of design and user experiences.

The ideal candidate will be an advocate for design-led innovation, and will understand of the role design plays in multiple product development methodologies and apply that knowledge in the creation and negotiation of evolving design engagement models.

What you’ll be working on

Primary responsibilities include guiding process at a team level, and leading high-impact projects across a multi-function group of designers and business partners. You will be responsible for design operations, including calendar, design tools, and prioritization to ensure timelines and business objectives are met. In partnership with design leadership, you’ll shepherd the seasonal workload and process, build and maintain positive relationships with the product creation team, and provide experiences and mentorship that maintains the highest level of proficiency among designers. This requires experience communicating across audiences, optimally defining and utilizing issue paths, and updating executive partners.


  • Working directly with designers, researchers, and prototypers, optimizing the workflow of each project.
  • Building engagement models with a wide range of cross functional teams, balancing multiple inputs of priorities and needs, and bringing together requirements and goals.
  • Prioritizing design and development efforts with multiple dependencies.
  • Building and managing schedules, and leading tasks to completion.
  • Displaying proficiency in leading multiple projects and programs.
  • Updating project documentation and presenting program status and risks and with various partners across the company.
  • Efficiently cope with change in a constantly changing environment
  • Partnering with Design Management to come up with scalable and flexible process frameworks.
  • Acting as a design process champion.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years of applicable experience in a technology environment.
  • Demonstrated delivery of large-scale programs and projects.
  • Real passion for user experience and design with an understanding of design process.
  • Strong verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills and the ability to lead in an environment of ambiguity with a diverse range of partners.
  • Understanding of a variety project management approaches, including standard SDLC and PM methodologies.

How to Apply

To be considered for this role you must submit a resume and online portfolio with examples of process and evolution of work.

About Adobe Design

Adobe Design creates tools that amplify the world’s ability to create and communicate. We’re a global 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.