The Opportunity

Are you excited about bringing beauty and order to design systems?

Adobe Design is seeking a design intern to join our Creative Cloud team here in New York. As a core part of the team, you will be responsible for evolving the future of Creative Cloud (desktop, web, and mobile) through the expression of our design system (Spectrum) and Adobe’s brand identity. This will include design explorations around components, patterns, and layouts as well as developing guidelines that enable designers and engineers to quickly and efficiently build products that feel cohesive across our ecosystem. This will be your chance to define and craft modern product experiences in Creative Cloud for the millions of our users from across the globe!

We’re seeking someone who deeply considers both function and aesthetics in creating delightful product experiences. You will be enthusiastic about both brands and user experience and work with us to design intuitive and highly functional user interfaces. Strong typography, layout, iconography, and attention to detail are the foundation of our design system. You should also be working within a prescribed, mature design system - helping us extend and innovate within it as needed.

What you’ll be working on

  • Evolve the Creative Cloud design system by designing, iterating on, and unifying UI components across our surfaces
  • Writing guidelines and maintaining XD libraries
  • Sketching, prototyping, and creating high fidelity artifacts for the team, using your judgment to figure out the best formats and fidelity for your work
  • Conducting audits of user experiences to discover insights, opportunities
  • Use research and analytics to inform your design decisions
  • Participate in peer design critiques to give and receive feedback

What you’ll bring to the team


  • Senior in a college degree program, preferably in design with an emphasis on graphic design, HCI, or related design field
  • High-level of experience with UI design tools, in particular: Adobe XD, Photoshop and other Adobe design tools
  • Strong social, written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to contribute to the creative spirit of the Experience Design team during your internship.
  • Love of all things design!


  • Experience with motion design and prototyping

How to Apply

To be considered for this role please submit a resume and portfolio.

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.