Dir, Software Development
San Jose
hace 1 día

Our Company

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!

Head of Engineering, Community Products

The Challenge

Want t o lead an engineering team creating products that empower creatives across the globe? The Community Products team is looking for a head of engineering, working at the intersection of design, engineering, product and people management.

Our hardworking team of developers, designers, community managers and data scientists work together to utilize the latest technologies to create products that fuel creatives.

Millions of visitors, enthusiasts, and creative professionals across industries - and around the world - use Behance and Adobe Portfolio to connect, showcase and discover creative work.

We play a meaningful role in the Creative Cloud ecosystem by powering community features across products like Lightroom, Photoshop and more.

We are a team of smart, driven, hardworking developers who build innovative world class applications at a global scale. Our team is the best of both worlds : the agility of a startup combined with the scale and reach of a leading global company.

Our Assets Include :

Behance / / / behance.net : : The world's leading community for showcasing and discovering creative work with over 1M daily visits.

Adobe Portfolio / / / portfolio.adobe.com : : A powerful website and portfolio builder whose websites are visited by millions of users every day.

Adobe Live / / / behance.net / live : : Our live-streaming service that connects creatives globally to sharpen their craft.

Creative Social Graph : : Powering the social graph for all Creative Cloud products and services.

What You’ll do

Reporting to the VP of Product, you will lead the technical direction and engineering management for all of our community products , partnering with product management, community management and design.

You will recruit, develop and lead a high -performing team responsible for the full product lifecycle (from XD prototype to production) across desktop, iOS, Android and the web.


  • Ensure engineering excellence in architecture, execution and delivery. Mentor partners in leadership, management, and engineering best practices.
  • Develop long-term scalable architectural strategy, focusing on design and usability to ensure a great end-to-end experience across platforms.
  • Create processes and tools to support multiple platforms, continuous scaling and product expansion.

  • Champion for the user and partner with designers, product and program management to establish roadmaps to build and deliver the best user experience.
  • Collaborate with the Digital Media executive team to deliver on our business goals and create tight cooperation and coordination between matrixed teams.
  • Develop a strong vision for the future of the engineering team and influence, inspire and build consensus to get there.
  • Strike the right balance between technical debt, SRE and user-facing features.
  • Build a culture that supports innovation while delivering high quality products with predictability and reliability. Understand what makes our team unique and work to make it even better.
  • What you need

  • Technical, product and organizational leader with a passion to develop and ship products with a high bar for performance quality and experience.
  • Proven track record of leading the development and delivery of large-scale products and applications.
  • Demonstrated technical acuity in engineering, architecture, product and service development.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of people leadership experience in software product development an hosted / SaaS service.
  • Competencies

  • Authentic leader : Builds great team s around a focused mission and collaborates, mobilizes and engages partner groups.
  • Takes initiative in addressing complex problems and persevere through resolution. Translates business goals into specific objectives for each team member.

  • Forward-Thinking : Envisions short and long term opportunities. Capitalizes on changing trends and new technologies. Makes intelligent decisions balancing multiple factors (costs, competitive threats, schedule, etc.)
  • Inspiring leader : Promotes new was of thinking. Highly influential and well- respected ; visible, vocal and hardworking representative of our team.
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