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!
Adobe is seeking a hardworking and upbeat attorney to provide legal support for Adobe Document Cloud engineering and marketing teams.
Adobe Document Cloud includes the world’s leading PDF and electronic signature solutions and helps customers turn manual document processes into efficient digital ones.
This position will support engineers and marketing professionals through all stages of development and marketing, from concept to launch.
This full-time position will be based in our San Jose, CA office.
What you'll Do
Support the client teams as they develop and bring to market new technologies and product offerings by helping to identify and resolve privacy, IP, go-to-market and license compliance issues
Build positive relationships and advise multiple levels of management on legal issues
Collaborate with subject matter authorities in Adobe's Legal Department, including patent, copyright, privacy, and licensing attorneys
Draft, negotiate, and supervise a wide variety of agreements, including inbound and outbound technology licenses, product documentation, and partnership agreements
Lead product launch processes, including technology release checklists and questionnaires
Keep abreast of the rapidly changing industry and legal landscape related to issues associated with digital transformation, user-generated content and associated privacy implications and serve as an internal subject matter authority in those areas
What you need to succeed
J.D. from an accredited law school and necessary bar membership
A minimum of 8-12 years of relevant legal experience (e.g., software licensing, supporting clients in the cloud-based services industry, supporting product development)
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience negotiating and drafting transactional agreements (preferably software license agreements)
Experience with, and interest in, privacy issues
Technical background or a geek-level interest in software products and development preferred
Commitment to providing clients with high-quality and timely legal advice
Proven creative problem-solving capabilities, good business instincts and the ability to apply common sense to both practical and theoretical advice
Proven ability to successfully balance and prioritize competing projects / demands
Desire to make an impact and build an exciting career with our Legal team
A strong sense of humor!