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!
Do you want to work with a dedicated and diverse team of people who are passionate about building great tools and services for creative people?
Are you a creative problem solver? We are looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to join the Digital Video and Audio product family, and help drive the development of one of the most creative products, After Effects.
Develop and drive deep relationships with key customers to understand their needs. Partner with engineering, business development, marketing and product management to translate these needs into a direction and features that will ensure continuing success.
Partner with product management and engineering to prioritize and align the multi-cycle, multi-product roadmap to strategic goals and customer deliverables, balancing the needs of the broad business and ecosystem with the market segment you will serve.
Closely collaborate across product boundaries to manage dependencies and drive alignment; work with service, business and product teams to define schedules and plans.
Effectively manage change and risk, partnering with your colleagues to ensure the right decisions are made at the right time, appropriate communication occurs, and plans are adjusted to reflect necessary fluctuations in goals and requirements.
Represent the state of the product development to senior management, including execution, quality assessments, and reporting.
Provide structure without compromising flexibility or the needs of the customer, product or team, balancing ; know when to apply process and when to color outside the lines.
This role requires some travel (both US and international) to visit customers and distributed teams.
Experience, skills and qualities that will help you succeed in this role :
5+ years of related experience, including project / program management at a senior level and / or related experience with professional software development and cloud technologies / SAS.
Some startup experience preferred.
Ability to understand and quickly parse technical information, and communicate issues and challenges to non-experts.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. You will be communicating to internal and external partners at all levels of an organization.
Excellent organization, planning skills, and attention to detail.
High degree of flexibility and comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively and autonomously across multiple teams in with only high level direction.
Experience working with a highly dynamic, geographically distributed team; ability to interact across a diverse set of partners, peers and teams.
High EQ and ability to build relationships and resolve conflict
Experience with development methodologies and tactics for roadmap, backlog and development management. Agile, Scrum, and / or other iterative development methodologies preferred.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, Master Degree preferred