The Opportunity

We are looking for an Experience Design Manager to lead a team of UX Designers responsible for best-in-class experiences for Adobe’s marketing and commerce products. This role will be a key leader in our nearly 300-person Adobe Design organization and work collaboratively with product managers, engineers and other stakeholders throughout the software development lifecycle. The position requires a pragmatic leader with a user-centered and data-informed approach to enterprise design, and an ability to drive design solutions with minimal direction.

What you’ll be working on

Responsibilities

  • Lead the Design team to design enterprise product experiences from concept to launch.
  • Work closely with other design leaders to formulate a design strategy that aligns with business objectives.
  • Collaborate with product and engineering partners to execute against the roadmap.
  • Work closely with researchers to drive design decisions with data-driven insights and user research findings.
  • Define use cases and design requirements, create storyboards, interaction flows, wireframes, mockups, interactive prototypes, and detailed design specifications.
  • Provide hands-on design assistance to your team as needed.
  • Present to concepts and solutions to stakeholders and leadership as needed.
  • Develop and build relationships across teams to promote collaboration and champion great UX across the Adobe Digital Experience organization.
  • Hire, mentor, and grow UX designers.

What you’ll bring to the team

Must haves:

  • College degree
  • 2+ years of management and leadership experience
  • Ability to develop, lead and inspire multi-disciplinary UX teams
  • A portfolio of design work with a proven track record for solving difficult UX design problems
  • Strong operational skills with the ability to drive initiatives and consensus across organizations with varying priorities
  • A history of facilitating close collaboration between design and product
  • Experience working with and integrating research and experimentation into the design process
  • Experience presenting design concepts clearly and persuasively to stakeholders
  • Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs and user expectations
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud products and other design tools

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.