Group Product Manager, Type

Adobe Systems Incorporated San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted Yesterday

The Group Product Manager for the Type team oversees the Product Management and Product Development functions for the three Type teams: Adobe Typekit, Core Type, and the Adobe Type design team that produces original typefaces like Adobe Clean, Myriad, Garamond, Minion, and many more.

Reporting to the Director, Adobe Type, the position directly manages a team of three Product Managers, each of whom are subject matter experts that handle their individual portfolios of product and services. In addition to this collection of customer touch points, this position is responsible for projecting the Type team's leadership in the areas of Type and Typography across all of Adobe's products.

Working with the Director and with peers on the Type team leadership team, the Group Product Manager will:

  • Define standards and practices for product management and product development across the portfolio of Type products and services,

  • Collaborate with the Director and other stakeholders to understand and define goals and requirements,

  • Oversee the product design and development process, manage and measure progress in concert with program management and engineering

  • Export the expertise and thought leadership of the team throughout Adobe,

  • Publish the team's point of view on topics related to typographical product development in the relevant communities, maintaining and extending our reputations as leaders in the space

  • Measure the success of innovations in our products and services through instrumentation and customer feedback

  • Oversee customer research initiatives to drive product development strategy,

  • Coordinate product roadmap operations with program management and other colleagues

  • Oversee the management and professional development of product management staff

  • Coordinate with the management team on the leadership of the overall team.

The Adobe Type team is comprised of nearly 50 men and women across three continents, from San Francisco to Tokyo, including many of the Type industry's most celebrated professionals. With a history spanning more than 35 years, to the very first days of Adobe's founding, our Type gives Creative Cloud customers the power to transform their communications.

This role is based in our San Francisco office on Townsend St.

We're looking for individuals with a background in design and a love of type or typography, but professional experience with type is not required. Come talk to us and learn more about our amazing team!

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 race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.… Change Resume
Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Group Product Manager Finan...

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM 2018-11-13T00:00 Requisition Number: SS-13404 Area of Interest: Information Technology Organization: Corporate Brand/Division: Shared Services Position Type: Full-time JOB DESCRIPTION Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is looking for a talented and highly motivated Group Product Manager with experience in Oracle Financials to join our Corporate Systems Team. Our team is currently implementing Oracle Financials Cloud and this position will be a key link to our business partners for this project and others of diverse size and complexity. You will be responsible for scope and impact assessment of business needs, requirements gathering and definition, functional design and specification. As a senior member of the team, you will act as the functional point of contact across the IT organization with specific focus on financial/accounting business systems functionality. Your responsibilities and job functions: * Serve as a liaison between the Finance/Accounting business community and the Technology organization to provide product solutions to meet the business needs * Provide product expertise to business partners, acting as a resource in understanding how Technology systems perform business and user functions * Work on issues of high complexity and strategic value where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including a broad understanding of current business trends * Drive the analysis and definition of efficient, cost effective solutions that support business processes and functional requirements * Responsible for developing and creating requirements, process flows and gap analyses * Possess and share subject-matter expertise or in-depth technical knowledge, use expertise to achieve goals in creative and effective ways * Resolve issues related to Technology systems involving vendor coordination and escalate as needed * Develop test plans and associated test cases and conduct test execution * Assist in development of project plans which may include work plans, estimates, schedules, milestones and deliverables * Frequently interact with our internal customers and work as part of large, cross group teams to provide solutions We're excited about you because: * Quality is important to you and is evident in all that you do * You have strong and reliable business knowledge in the finance and accounting domain * You have in-depth knowledge of product management best practices, functional design and application delivery methodology * You demonstrate outstanding business communication skills and the ability to interact with business leadership at all levels * You have strong analytical abilities and can use your findings to back up recommendations, prioritization and drive action * You have a strong drive towards execution: you're a can-do type of person and are willing to roll up your sleeves to get the job done * Your strong decision-making capabilities can help our organization achieve results and impact our corporate and technology goals * You have strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work with different teams harmoniously REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS Qualifications and requirements: * Bachelor's degree in accounting or other business discipline or equivalent work experience * 7 - 10 years of Product Management or Business Systems Analyst experience * 5+ Years Oracle Functional Finance experience * In-depth understanding of application integration, software testing, systems analysis and design, systems development, troubleshooting and problem solving * Experience in SDLC methodology * Experience in Agile and hybrid environments preferred * Experience with Oracle Financials implementation preferred About Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas. #LI-JQ1 Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances. Nearest Major Market: San Francisco Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland Job Segment: Database, ERP, Oracle, Manager, Marketing, Technology, Management Williams-Sonoma, Inc. San Francisco CA

Group Product Manager, Type

Adobe Systems Incorporated