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!
In Adobe’s Digital Video and Audio (DVA) team, you will experience the energy of a start-up company backed by the resources of one of the greatest software companies in the world.
It’s a perfect place to foster your career and ignite your potential. Come to enjoy the thrill of crafting phenomenal products and the rush of developing it with people who share your passion!
This is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated team that is innovating, evolving and expanding our current video tools to meet the needs of next generation editors and storyteller!
The Opportunity :
The Adobe Video team is looking for an experienced, passionate, and results-oriented Program Manager to drive the development and evolution of core products and services targeting both long term and aspiring video content creators.
The focus of this role is to drive delivery against commitments spanning our portfolio of video products. Program Management resolves dependencies, works to clear obstacles, and precisely communicates progress against plan.
This includes having a strong ability to collaborate across all functions of the company and communicate with peers, outside teams, and executive staff.
What You’ll Do :
Drive strategic and tactical decisions to ensure successful delivery of projects
Relentlessly resolve ambiguity with positivity and clear, scalable processes
Collaborate closely with Product Management and Engineering regarding product definition, project timeline, feature scope, commitments, and project-related decisions.
Closely partner across the project, product and subject area boundaries, working with service, marketing, business, engineering and product teams to proactively handle dependencies, define schedules, plans, and drive alignment.
Be a change agent : Identifying and implementing ways to improve processes and remove bottlenecks to systemically improve how we deliver value to our customers.
Evaluate existing processes and procedures. Make recommendations and drive process improvement and adoption of standard methodologies (processes, tools, etc.)
Effectively handle change and risk, collaborating with your colleagues to ensure the right decisions are made at the right time, appropriate communication occurs, and plans are intelligently adjusted to reflect vital fluctuations in goals and requirements.
Drive projects and coordinate inter-dependencies across product teams from delivery to plan.
Run status and reporting to provide project willingness and openness to different levels in the organization and partners.
Be an agile coach and mentor : Participating in daily agile activities and acting as a trusted advisor to support teams to increase their efficiency and ensuring the right features are crafted and delivered on time with the highest quality.
Partner with 3rd party developers to extend the development ecosystem and build and execute on comprehensive roadmap involving both internal and external development teams.
What is needed to succeed :
Minimum of 5+ years’ exp within a Program Manager role in software, SaaS and / or related industry.
BA / BS Required or Equivalent practical experience
Proven track record to work effectively with highly technical engineering teams, with previous experience of helping them deliver against a backlog
Shown ability to provide structure and vital process without compromising execution or the needs of the team, customer or product.
Experience with development methodologies and tactics for roadmap, backlog and development management is required. Agile, Scrum, and / or other iterative development methodologies preferred.
Consumer focus and ability to use intuition, consumer input and data to rapidly test and validate products and features.
Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
Excellent speaking, writing, and presentation skills, as well as the ability to persuade, encourage and empower others.
Experience managing projects with remote / geographically dispersed team members