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Adobe Overview

www.adobe.com
San Jose, CA
10000+ employees
1982
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

  • Good privacy is good business. Just ask our new chief privacy officer, Alisa Bergman: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQB9r #AdobeLife

    Meet Adobe's New Chief Privacy Officer, Alisa Bergman

    We're thrilled to officially introduce Alisa Bergman as our new vice president and chief privacy officer (CPO). Alisa will spearhead Adobe's global approach to privacy, trust and safety issues - from our solutions and the data we maintain, to helping influence public policy and engaging with customers and partners.

  • We put the A in BAY! Adobe ranks No. 11 on Fortune's list of 25 Best Workplaces in the Bay Area: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQBAz #AdobeLife

    The 25 Best Companies to Work For in the Bay Area

    There are a lot of great places to work in the Bay Area. It's an economic hub replete with free snacks, ping pong tables, and whimsically named conference rooms. But it takes more than perks to sort out the truly great workplaces from the so-so ones.

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Adobe – Why Work For Us?


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We've been in the neighborhood for more than 30 years, and we're still pushing the envelope in creativity, technology and innovation. Only Adobe gives everyone — from emerging artists to global brands — everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences.

You know us as the company that makes tools creatives can’t live without – like Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere. We're mission critical to the world’s largest brands, as they market their products and services to their customers with our digital marketing solutions. You also know us as the company that created the PDF, the single most used document format in the world. We pushed all this to the cloud, and haven't looked back since.

If you're ready to explore your passion and make an impact, then Adobe is the place for you.

 

 

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:

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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.

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As great as any location might be, it’s the people that make it downright amazing. In every business unit, at every office, you’ll discover passionate employees and a strong sense of community. You'll soon discover that when you're here, you don’t feel as though you are amongst colleagues, but rather an extended family, a place where community is valued and prioritized, all the while proving to be a place where one inspired person can make a difference.

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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    I have been working at Adobe full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    -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!

    Cons

    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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Adobe Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Adobe.

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    I had a great interview experience! The interviewers were all on time and the questions they asked were all appropriate for the role I have interviewing for at the time.

    Interview Questions

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Adobe Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2017
  • 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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