Sr. Director of Product Management, Firefly Models and Services

    • Adobe Systems
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Posted 41 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
USD 179,100.00 - 382,000.00 per year
Full Time


Software development methodology
Mergers and acquisitions
Product management
Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3D computer graphics
Product strategy
Product marketing
Critical thinking
Product requirements
Goal oriented
Team building
Use cases
Customer insight
Product innovation
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Project management
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Acrobat

Job Details

People Manager

The Opportunity

Firefly is a new product, service, and family of creative generative AI models coming to Adobe products that offers a new way to ideate, create, and scale content. It's a natural, exponential extension of the technology that Adobe has created over the past 40 years.

We're hiring a Sr. Director of Product Management to lead the Models and Services team. You and your team will define the vision, roadmap and quality of our family of generative models such as Image, Vector, Design, Audio, Voice, Video, 3D and more. You will work with our Researchers, Applied Science, Platform Engineers and executive stakeholders to create world-class, state of the art models to power our creative applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Express, digital experience services such as GenStudio, our Enterprise developer platform (Firefly Services) and our own Firefly website.

What you'll do
  • Lead the product strategy for Adobe's Generative AI models (Firefly)
  • Articulate the vision in a way that resonates with diverse audiences, fostering a shared sense of purpose and direction.
  • Lead a team of high-impact product managers to bring the vision, roadmap and execution to fruition in long-lasting ways that reflect a deep sensitivity to customer needs, mentoring them to achieve excellence in quality of PM artifacts (roadmaps, backlogs, PRDs) and data-driven decision making.
  • Cultivate an environment where employees are inspired to contribute to realizing the vision.
  • Define and drive objectives and key results for transformational initiatives partnering with executives and other leaders across our tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Substance, Express, Acrobat, etc) and services like Firefly, Stock and GenStudio.
  • Apply data-driven insights from market trends, customer feedback, and the competitive landscape to make informed decisions about product priorities. Analyze the impact of the activities and refine them as needed to create an environment of continuous learning and iteration across the organization.
  • Spot risks, find opportunities, identify competitive landscapes, and emerging trends, and understand implications, breaking insights down into pragmatic actions.
  • Drive excellence in experience and execution across the platform portfolio in partnership with design and product marketing.
  • Bring a combination of critical thinking and pragmatic delivery to yield the best short-term and long-term results through defined product requirement, prioritized features and competitive landscape.
  • Drive a robust software development process that is agile, predictable, and results oriented.
  • Evaluate and optimize organizational structures and processes for enhanced efficiency and agility.
  • Champion a sense of belonging and purpose, encouraging a strong connection to the vision and mission. Encourage a culture of continuous feedback, both formal and informal, to support individual and team development.
  • Be on the lookout for strategic partnerships and M&A opportunities to bring more capabilities to Adobe. Should an opportunity present itself, the candidate should be able to build the case, bring it to the executive team and make the right relationship happen.

What you need to succeed
  • Proven product management leadership experience of 10+ years, including leading highly versatile and diverse teams of product managers.
  • Experience with Generative AI in media use cases
  • Demonstrated excellence in the areas of customer insight, critical thinking, and product innovation.
  • Track record of product roadmap definition and execution.
  • The inherently collaborative and leading personality that enables you to win the hearts and minds of your peers to implement a complex product roadmap.
  • Consistent record of building and leading hard-working teams.
  • Consistent track record of deep partnership with engineering, product marketing, and design counterparts.
  • A sense of urgency and ability to act quickly and decisively, possessing self-confidence to be assertive when taking a position, and not afraid to make decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence at all organizational levels.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a matrixed environment at scale partnering across all functions, business units, and geographies
  • Proven success in driving positive cultural change and in fostering an environment where employees feel connected and motivated to collaborate.

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 $179,100 -- $382,000 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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