(Job) Senior User Experience Architect, New York, Adobe, full time

17 Mar 2008 - 5:57pm
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Julia Margherita
2007

Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and
information. For 25 years, the company's award-winning software and
technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal
communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering
content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. From rich
images in print, video, and film to dynamic digital content for a
variety of media, the impact of Adobe solutions is evident across
industries and felt by anyone who creates, views, and interacts with
information. With a reputation for excellence and a portfolio of many of
the most respected and recognizable software brands, Adobe is one of the
world's largest and most diversified software companies.

Today, Adobe is better positioned than ever to push the boundaries of
the digital universe. Under the leadership of President & CEO Shantanu
Narayen, we're driving even greater innovation with powerful, compelling
software solutions that meet the needs of customers and markets ranging
from designers and filmmakers, to enterprises and governments, to
developers and home users.

Recognizing that employees are at the core of our success, Adobe
recruits and retains highly qualified and motivated individuals, creates
an environment where they can innovate and achieve their best, and
rewards them for their performance by giving them an opportunity to
share in the company's success.

Adobe At-A-Glance

Headquarters: San Jose, CA

Founded: 1982

IPO Date: 1986

Employees: 6,500+

Offices: 30+ offices
worldwide

Fiscal 2005 revenue: $1.96 billion

Fiscal 2006 revenue: $2.57 billion

Fiscal 2007 revenue: $3.15 billion

Position Overview

Summary Adobe is looking for a Senior Experience Architect to work with
the Adobe Consulting Team (AC) to design next-generation, rich client
applications for strategic third-party engagements. A candidate's
portfolio must demonstrate a broad depth of experience with emphasis on
application, and user-interface design, while leveraging rich clients in
innovative ways. The ideal candidate needs to be part interaction
designer, part information architect, part usability expert, part
business analyst, and all about user experience. Responsibilities * Work
with external clients and the AC user experience and engineering teams
to translate business problems, and requirements into compelling,
innovative design solutions that demonstrate the power and value of the
rich Internet application experience. * Lead the user interface design
phases of product development projects, in coordination with designers
and engineers. * Create innovative, highly usable interfaces for a
variety of applications. * Develop usability protocols and moderate user
studies. * Conduct on-site client research. * Create robust design
documentation. * Continually innovate, using the Adobe suite of
industry-leading tools. * Promote a constructive environment for idea
exploration and creativity. * Self-manage own tasks, and schedules * Up
to 25% travel

Requirements

* Ten years working as a professional designer with a stunning portfolio
full of out-of-the-box thinking. * Seven or more years of information
architecture or professional design experience. * Two or more years
managing or leading design teams. * Keen understanding of usability
principles and existing application frameworks. * Portfolio that
includes numerous examples of award-winning work. * Extensive experience
with the Adobe suite of tools. * Proven ability to balance multiple
projects while meeting tight deadlines. * Formal design training. *
Excellent communication skills & collaborative skills Ideal *
Application UI development experience * HCI, communications design,
product design or information architecture background preferred *
Experience with Adobe Flex, Flash and ActionScript * Mobile application
design

Adobe believes personal fulfillment and company success go hand in hand,
sustaining one another. In fact, our dynamic, rewarding working
environment is well known - including eight years on FORTUNE magazine's
"100 Best Companies to Work For" and other, similar accolades. By hiring
the very best and brightest, Adobe continues to be a simply better place
to work - creating a dynamic environment today and providing incentives
for future achievement.

Adobe is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome
and encourage diversity in the workplace.

Other Info:

About Adobe

http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe

Adobe Executive Bios

http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/executivebios

Adobe Investor Relations

http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/invrelations

Adobe Benefits

http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/careeropp/benefits.html
<http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/careeropp/benefits>

Adobe Career Opportunities

http://www.adobe.com/careers

Julia Margherita
Talent Scout
Adobe Systems Incorporated
151 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95110
408-536-4980 office
juliam at adobe.com

www.adobecareers.com

If you are a North America-based employee and have an HR-related
question, you now have a centralized resource to help you find the
answers. Contact the HR Information Center (HRIC) at x6-HELP (4357) or
at hric at adobe.com <mailto:hric at adobe.com> .

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