Products That Count
Products That Count

Principal Product Manager



San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023

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!

Firefly is a new product, service, and family of creative generative AI models coming to Adobe products that offers a new way to ideate, create, and scale content. It’s a natural, exponential extension of the technology that Adobe has created over the past 40 years.

We are hiring a Principal Product Manager to lead the vision and roadmap for the platform that powers Firefly. In this role, you will own the platform strategy and roadmap to power #FireflyGenAI experiences across Adobe products. You will collaborate with engineering, design, business development, product marketing and business stakeholders to deliver quantitative value at scale.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned enterprise product management leader with experience building platforms at scale. They excel at strategy. They are deeply technical. They think around corners. They build consensus with clients and effectively influence their strategy. They are a systems thinker, and a builder at heart. They foster a fun, fast, inclusive, collaborative, empathetic, candid culture with their cross-functional partners.

What you'll do

  • Design and implement a comprehensive platform strategy that aligns with the Firefly team's goals and objectives.

  • Partner with clients to define and align business and platform strategies and roadmaps grounded in user needs, business goals, and technical feasibility.

  • Document detailed requirements, including functional specifications, APIs, data mappings, and experience guidelines.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to design, deliver, and scale a high-quality platform, fast.

  • Define and monitor key performance indicators to evaluate success, using data to identify new opportunities.

  • Stay up-to-date with trends, new technologies, and best practices, and apply that knowledge to improve the platform.

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent experience.

  • Proven experience (10+ years) as a Product Manager, preferably with a focus on platforms.

  • Strong understanding of APIs, web services, data integrations, and AI.

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, following methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to translate technical concepts into product requirements.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, across functional and organizational boundaries.

  • Proven track record of delivering successful products ahead of schedule.

  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively.

  • Passion for creating exceptional partner experiences and driving business growth through strategic integrations.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with generative AI

  • Experience managing platforms for creative products

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets. The U.S. pay range for this position is $138,300 -- $256,700 annually. Pay within this range varies by work location and may also depend on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the job location during the hiring process.

At Adobe, for sales roles starting salaries are expressed as total target compensation (TTC = base + commission), and short-term incentives are in the form of sales commission plans. Non-sales roles starting salaries are expressed as base salary and short-term incentives are in the form of the Annual Incentive Plan (AIP).

In addition, certain roles may be eligible for long-term incentives in the form of a new hire equity award.

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