User Experience Designer 1



UX Design

Job description


Job description summary

Develops the overall design and specifications for creating and enhancing the experience and functionality of user interfaces for company products, including websites, software, hardware and tools. Partners with marketing, product management and product development to create design architecture, specifications and requirements for the look, feel and functionality of products. Uses design tools to create storyboards, samples, prototypes and templates for demonstrations and user testing. Reviews proposed product changes or enhancements for compliance and alignment with desired user experience design and satisfaction standards and suggest improvements. Evaluates market and consumer user experience research and results and updates design architecture based on discovered trends and patterns. May perform user design research, including aggregation and analysis of primary and secondary research data, for consumer and user design acceptance and overall user experience.

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 craft 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 building 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!

The Opportunity

Are you enthusiastic about revolutionizing the way users build, edit, manipulate, sign, and share documents? Adobe Design, our nearly 300-person product design group, is looking for an Experience Designer to join our Document Cloud team.

What you'll Do

  • Create user experience goals, priorities, and deliverables that align with product milestones, coordinate multiple projects to completion, and drive adoption of user experience practices.

  • Proactively engage with multiple project stakeholders, including product managers, engineers, and other designers in drafting & brainstorming initial concepts.

  • Convey design ideas and end-to-end user experience via sketches, storyboards, hi-fidelity mockups, prototypes, or animations.

  • Create designs that meet product objectives, fit within Adobe Design guidelines, and respond to user feedback and usability testing findings.

  • Be an advocate for the user. Conduct primary and/or secondary research, as well as quick rounds of usability tests.

What you need to succeed

  • A minimum of 5 years of industry experience in product design with a proven track record of great designs and strategy that meets user needs, product requirements & business objectives.

  • B.Des/M.Des degree in HCI or design related field, with an emphasis on user experience, interaction design, or visual design.

  • Ability to grasp the essence of complex design problems and translate them to practical design solutions.

  • Ability to proficiently facilitate brainstorming sessions, cultivate the creative thinking process, create compelling presentation decks or videos, and present articulate concept pitches.

  • Ability to accept and design against feedback from colleagues in a rapid iterative design process, and effectively produce multiple highly polished and professional finished works under tight timeline.

  • Proficient in fundamental visual & interaction design principles.

  • Strong understanding of Adobe Xd, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, or similar product design programs.

  • Familiarity with prototyping tools a plus.

  • Comfortable working in a loosely defined agile and lean design environment.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate a problem space.

  • Strong written & verbal communication and presentation skills

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 gender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.