Experience Designer, Photoshop

    • San Francisco, CA


Adobe Design is seeking an Experience Designer to join the Photoshop team. We define the future of creative tools for creative people, just like you! From the small details, to big-picture feature concepts, to long-term strategy, our work is put to the test by millions of customers across a variety of fields and experience levels every single day.

What you'll be working on

Adobe Photoshop is at a pivotal point! Last year, we launched Photoshop on iPad, effectively creating a Photoshop experience that spans multiple devices and diverse contexts. Your contribution will be to refine these existing experiences as well as forge a new class of experience standards for desktop, mobile, and web products for years to come.

  • Create user experience goals, priorities, and deliverables that help define the product roadmap, coordinate multiple projects to completion, and drive adoption of features in our creative tools

  • Engage with multiple project partners, including researchers, content strategists, product managers, engineers, and other designers in drafting and brainstorming initial concepts

  • Work closely with designers to define visual language and patterns

  • Convey design ideas via sketches, storyboards, hi-fidelity mockups, prototypes, or animations

  • Work across a wide range of projects, technologies, and devices

  • Support development teams throughout the implementation cycle

What you'll bring to the team


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in interaction design, new media design, HCI, or related design field

  • Proficiency in fundamental visual and interaction design principles

  • A mobile-first approach that favors touch-friendly interfaces and responsive grids

  • A proven track record of great design and strategy that meets user needs, product requirements, and business objectives

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Experience working iteratively with an agile engineering team

  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team and synthesize feedback and input from multiple partners

  • Willingness and ability to contribute to the creative spirit of the Adobe Design team and the company

  • An insatiable curiosity for how creative people do what they do and how technology plays a role in the creative process


  • Experience crafting user interactions for automation and features driven by machine learning and artificial intelligence

  • Experience working with or conducting your own research, presenting results, and acting on those results

  • Strong prototyping abilities, either via web standards or responsive design tools

How to apply

To be considered for this role, please submit your resume and portfolio. In your portfolio, we'd like to see examples of systems-thinking approaches to design and a strong narrative about how your work has evolved over time.

About Adobe Design

Adobe Design creates tools that amplify the world's ability to create and communicate. We're a global team of designers, researchers, prototypers, content strategists, program managers, and more who work across Adobe's three product lines: Creative Cloud, Document Cloud, and Experience Cloud.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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