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.
Join the group of attorneys and paralegals who provide legal counsel to the product teams at Adobe that develop our best-selling offering : Creative Cloud.
Our creative professional customers love our products, and they use them to make inspiring photos, art, videos, and marketing pieces.
We are seeking a hardworking, positive, and high-energy lawyer to support products within Creative Cloud. You will work closely with product development, engineering, business strategy, and marketing teams, as well as colleagues in Legal, to provide counseling on a range of legal topics.
You will be based in San Jose, CA, will report to the Associate General Counsel, and will help advance our clients' business objectives while managing legal risk.
What you’ll do
Support and build positive relationships with our product development teams.
Draft and negotiate all types of technology licensing agreements - both in-bound and out-bound licenses.
Collaborate with our clients on the review of products, business strategies, and initiatives to assess legal compliance and provide practical advice.
Coordinate with subject matter leads in Adobe Legal, including privacy, antitrust, and intellectual property attorneys.
Develop and deliver materials and trainings to various internal groups, including engineering, program management, and sales-legal.
Lead a team of one or more paralegals; provide mentoring, leadership, and be a resource for the team.
What you need to succeed
5+ years of relevant legal experience, with software and online services industry experience.
Expertise in privacy and data security issues and compliance (experience with privacy by design is strongly preferred).
Prior experience with user-generated content services and mobile app development strongly preferred.
Technical background or a geek-level interest in software products and development preferred.
A flexible, business-friendly collaborator who can think creatively and enjoys working with technical issues.
Candidate must possess a sense of humor and enjoy working on a team and with people at all levels in the organization.
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
A commitment to providing clients with high quality and timely legal advice, and flexibility to take on different types of products and services and related work.
Ability to exercise common sense to provide both practical and theoretical advice; must be a creative problem solver and have good business instincts.
Desire to make an impact and build an exciting career with our team.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.