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Updated 15 December, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is very poor in some teams" (in 92 reviews)

  • "Work from home is not defined well" (in 43 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

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    "Adobe really is one of the great companies to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Learning Specialist in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Learning Specialist in San Jose, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Adobe full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Relentless commitment to customer success. This is the core of most day to day decisions and the North Star for all activity. This makes it a place to be proud to work.
    Incredible products
    Amazing benefits and culture that draws incredibly talented individuals

    Cons

    Really not many to mention. Like any enterprise software company some of the processes can be cumbersome but certainly no worse than anywhere else.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Adobe full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Adobe is well known and the pros are many they include benefits, pay, opportunity, people etc.

    Cons

    Ottawa has less growth and therefore less potential to grow but in general that can be overcome with a good reputation and connection with hiring managers. The culture in SJ is a bit creepy with the concentration on "getting ahead"

    Advice to Management

    Ottawa has some talented people take advantage of that!

  3. "It was great to work here"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Adobe full-time

    Pros

    I loved working here very much.

    Cons

    Working here was fun and I don't have any cons.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Bought out and phased out"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Adobe full-time

    Pros

    Provide fitness/wellness incentives and education support for classes or conferences. Pay is pretty good too

    Cons

    Not really possible to move jobs after being acquired, unless key personnel of acquired company


  5. "Working at Adobe"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Adobe full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, ESPP and culture of the company

    Cons

    HR role is very limited


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Adobe full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for with a lot to offer.

    Cons

    Current attitude towards remote employees. There are a plethora of remote employees in Adobe that are superstar performers and are critical to the company. Unfortunately there is a big push to go away from remote employees.


  7. "Great pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Adobe full-time

    Pros

    Generally fun place TubeMogul offices

    Cons

    Some segregation between Adobe and acquired TubeMogul employees

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst
    Current Employee - Business Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Adobe full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company culture, team and benefits

    Cons

    Work in silos in different teams

    Advice to Management

    More cross-functional collaboration


  9. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Adobe full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits, flexible environment

    Cons

    Some bureaucracy to sift through


  10. "Adobe changed my life"

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    Current Employee - Solutions Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Solutions Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Adobe full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Talented, dedicated people, no egos, there’s always something new to learn! Excellent pay and benefits that opened up many opportunities for me in my personal/family life.

    Cons

    Pace can be hectic, travel can take a toll if you’re not prepared for it

    Advice to Management

    More one-to-one time with direct managers