Software Development Engineer 4

    • Adobe Systems
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 119,000.00 - 232,700.00 per year
Full Time


Adobe Creative Cloud
Software development
Digital media
Mobile applications
Web applications
Computer science
Web design
Game development
Artificial intelligence
Cloud computing
User experience
Cascading style sheets
Software deployment
WebAssembly (Wasm)

Job Details

Individual Contributor

The Opportunity
Adobe Express is an innovative mobile and web platform designed to empower individuals, businesses, and creative professionals with the ability to easily create spectacular visuals, designs, and multimedia content. Fully integrated in the Adobe Creative Cloud ecosystem, the next generation of Express builds on our in-house expertise in graphics, video, audio and generative AI to allow users to create social posts, stories, ads, banners, logos, flyers and more in mere minutes.

Our team is mainly based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a strong hybrid and remote work culture. We are on the lookout for a senior front-end engineer to join our dynamic and fast-paced team, as we embark on building the future of Creative Cloud and Adobe's Digital Media business, growing from millions to 10s of millions users! Are you up for the challenge?

What you'll do
  • Collaborate seamlessly with researchers, engineers, UX designers, and product managers to prototype and create a next-generation web and mobile application.
  • Deliver a responsive and scalable solution tailored for a widespread audience.
  • Engage in peer reviews, collaborating with fellow engineers on an array of challenges, from code-related tasks to novel concepts and methodologies.
  • Employ user compassion when designing and scrutinizing requirements.
  • Develop tools that empower creators to craft stunning content.

What you'll need to succeed
  • A minimum of 5 years' proven experience in building and deploying production web applications or interactive websites.
  • Exceptional skills in JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Experience with MobX, Lit and other web frameworks.
  • Ability to independently deliver a product feature, covering the full cycle from requirements to deployment.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, HCI, web design, or a related field.
  • A keen eye for visual and web design and a fervent passion for applying CSS and contemporary techniques to construct visually dynamic and interactive experiences.
  • Proficiency in constructing web apps that efficiently operate on diverse platforms, encompassing mobile browsers and in-app environments.

Bonus Qualifications
  • Exposure to Entity Component System (ECS) Architectures (i.e. Game development or Unity)
  • Understanding of WebAssembly and Emscripten
  • Experience with NodeJS
  • Experience with Web Workers
  • Exposure to Rush, NPM, Webpack and other web build tooling
  • Experience with video and audio web technologies
  • Familiarity with Agile/SCRUM development practices.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets. The U.S. pay range for this positionis $119,000 -- $232,700 annually. Paywithin this range varies by work locationand may also depend on job-related knowledge, skills,and experience. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the job location during the hiring process.

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