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Accessibility Partner / PgM

Adobe

Lehi, Utah,US

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!




Accessibility Program Manager
Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity to work with Adobe's Accessibility team as an Accessibility Program Manager, helping product teams be aware of their responsibilities in the area of accessibility and to follow through on product improvements that will make Adobe products more accessible for people with disabilities. You will lead Accessibility programs end to end and deliver outstanding results on time with high internal customer satisfaction. A successful candidate will have familiarity with a variety of public and private cloud technologies, software development standard methodologies, and a solid understanding of accessibility requirements. In addition, the candidate has superb communication skills, and a proven record of leading software development or deployment programs.

What You'll Do

Develop and launch the Accessibility Partner Program
Lead Accessibility objectives and priorities to ensure timely and effective completion, including setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various programs / projects.
Work with Product teams to help track progress against accessibility expectations and the backlog of accessibility issues.
Build project plan, gain commitments, resolve interdependencies, risks, and roadblocks.
Support regular status reporting on accessibility progress across the organization.
Collaborate with internal and vendor teams in the accessibility space.
Use Jira to supervise defined goals, and gather and analyze data to support reporting efforts.
Identify patterns, flag risks early, and provide solutions to improve delivery.­­
Frequently document and communicate product accessibility risks, collaborating with a range of stakeholders from individual contributors to senior leadership levels.
Foster close, cooperative relationships with peer leaders, Leadership, and other teams in efforts to maintain cross-functional alignment.

What You Need To Succeed

3+ years as a program or project manager in Accessibility or software space
Solid ability to manage program level prioritization, planning, and execution
Communicate concisely with diversified stakeholders and engineering teams using clear data points. Excellent presentation and writing skills in English
Strong verbal, presentation, and written communication skills as you will be interacting across product and engineering leaders at various levels
Experience managing enterprise-wide deployment projects, client expectations, and third-party vendor relationships
Experience with Jira, O365 Suite, MS Teams, SharePoint, MS Project, Excel, Visio
Positive, proactive, and can-do demeanor in a fast-paced global environment with the ability to prioritize conflicting demands

Preferred, but not required: PMP certification, relevant accessibility certifications (CPACC, WAS, CPWA)

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an outstanding 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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