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Adobe Overview
San Jose, CA
10000+ employees
Company - Public (ADBE)
Information Technology
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Mission: Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences.

Glassdoor Awards

Highest Rated CEOs: 2016 (#20), 2015 (#47)

Best Places to Work: 2017 (#9), 2016 (#19), 2015 (#18), 2011 (#39), 2010 (#29), 2009 (#4)

Company Updates

  • We take pride in building community in and around tech with Lesbians Who Tech: #AdobeLife #WomensHistoryMonth

    Building Community in and around Tech

    As we reach the end of Women's History Month, we are reminded of our mission to drive greater diversity and inclusion worldwide. For Adobe, attending the Lesbians Who Tech summit in San Francisco was a perfect way to connect with diverse talent and to build community in and around technology.

  • Finding something new has never been easier. For Adobe Japan's Risako Toma, constant reinvention is just another part of her #AdobeLife:

    Reinvention at Adobe

    Finding her way to Adobe in 2006, Risako Toma, Manager of Asia Pacific IT Client Services, joined the Tokyo office when it only had a little more than 100 employees. Today, the office ranks no.

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Adobe – Why Work For Us?


At Adobe, we create digital experiences that change the world. How? We help people bring ideas to life by creating content that makes life more fun and work more impactful. We give businesses and organizations the power to truly engage their customers. We're the ones behind the gorgeously designed content that streams across your laptop, TV, phone, and tablet every day—and we’re the ones who harness the massive power of big data to help companies find and reach the people who crave that content.

We do it with energy, passion, and curiosity, and we’re backed by our rich heritage and culture of innovation. We’re looking for exceptional talent to join us.



Since its earliest days, Adobe has been committed to a set of core values that were embodied by its founders and remain the cornerstone of our corporate philosophy. These values shape everything we do, from how we develop and market our products to how we serve our customers, employees, and communities. These are the four tenets we live by:



Adobe has more than 30 years of innovation with constant profitability and growth — but to keep up that pace we’ll need you!

Our University Talent team visits a number of college campuses around the United States every year, and you can check this calendar to see when we'll be in your area. If we don't visit your school, we still want to hear from you. Submit your resume online, and take the time to fill out your profile. Be thorough and accurate; the more detail you provide, the better your chances of finding a job you actually want.

Explore our Adobe Life Blog and watch this video to give you an inside look at our culture and offices.

Current Students and MBA’s should also scope out our Summer Internship Programs.



It's the little things that make a difference, like on-site massage and bike repair, pet insurance, fun after-work activities, and much more! We've got a complete list of benefits for you, but here are a few unique perks that set Adobe apart.

Discounts on Adobe products. For your own use, all Adobe software is free of charge. We've also got family and friend discounts.

Education reimbursement program. Adobe provides tuition reimbursement up to US$10,000 per year for approved courses. You can also take advantage of engineering and science courses on the Stanford Instructional Television Network (SITN).

Fitness facilities. Our San Jose campus features a fully equipped gym with weights, machines, cardio equipment, fitness classes, and even a full-length outdoor basketball court alongside the bocce ball court. Employees at other locations receive health club subsidies to be used for fitness facilities of their choice.

Great food. Our cafeterias serve delicious, healthy meals. You'll also find full-service coffee bars for your cappuccino fix and free snacks in every kitchen.


In every business unit, at every office, you’ll discover passionate employees.

Leslie – Group Program Manager, Platform Business Unit
“What excites me about my job is the fact that I get to work on very interesting and innovative technology that really does make an enormous impact on the world.”

Rupen – Architect, Mobile and Devices Business Unit
“There are only a handful of companies in the technology industry that allow you to simultaneously innovate cutting edge products and affect the billions of people who use them. So, we know everyday our work can have a far-reaching impact on the industry.”

James – Director, Associate General Counsel, Legal Department
“I want to come to work because the environment is packed with so many smart, driven individuals. So if you’re looking for a place that is driven by passion, rewards top achievers and has a reputation for producing outstanding products, then come check out Adobe."

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Kate Smith

Talent Partner, Asia Pacific

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Director, Talent Selection, India

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o   EMEA

Ben Osmond

Manager, Talent Selection, Northern Europe

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Katerina Cerveny

Head of Talent Selection, Central Europe & EEMEA

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o   North America

Lisa Reckis

Director, University & Technical Talent

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Trisha Colton

Director, Executive Search

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    -It's a Billion Dollar Start Up - fast pace, highly-intelligent people, makes strategic decisions fairly quickly for such a large company.
    -Culture is fantastic - you love coming to work because of the great people!
    -The solution space is fantastic - everything digital!


    We're a consensus-driven culture, which can make the decision making process all-inclusive; but the positive is that once a decision is made, it is fully supported.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the Pace and Great Work. Continue a Relentless Focus on Making Our Customers Happy.

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    Marketing Analyst Interview

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Adobe.


    2 phone interview and a two hour in person interview. The overall process was smooth, with basic questions in the first couple calls which led to an in person interview

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    • In-person was challenging depending on the interviewer. Questions range from math to critical thinking formula solving   Answer Question
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Adobe Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2016
  • Forbes Most Innovative Companies in the World, Forbes, 2016
  • LinkedIn Top Attractors 2016, LinkedIn, 2016
  • World's Best Multinational Workplaces, Fortune, 2016
  • Best Global Brands, Interbrand, 2016
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