Director of Content Strategy

Job Category: Content Marketing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Francisco - CA


he Adobe Design Content Strategy (ADCS) team — a mighty group of content strategists, content designers, and UX writers focused on in-product user experience — is looking for a passionate, creative leader to help align, grow, and evolve our practice across Adobe’s ecosystem.

The opportunity

Adobe is in a phase of rapid evolution on many fronts and Adobe Design is at the heart of all of it. Our Content Strategy team is part of a large, centralized design organization that works horizontally across the company. Our team has impact on practically all of Adobe’s product portfolio.

As Director of Content Strategy, you’ll partner closely with leaders from Design, Product, and Engineering to build high-quality experiences at scale across many dozens of products. This role sits at the center of all product development at Adobe and play a key role in building our next generation of products.

What You’ll Do

  • Create culture. Coach and mentor an amazing team of content strategists with a diverse array of skills, and foster a workplace where everyone can grow, learn, and do their best work.
  • Grow the team. Represent Adobe’s Content Strategy practice at and beyond Adobe, and you’ll connect with, hire, and attract top-notch talent.
  • Lead content strategy partnerships. Build a collaborative environment and encourage deep partnerships with many teams and disciplines.
  • Redefine the bar for quality. Set the standards for content craft, and bring that to your work in defining and implementing content strategy for redesigns, product iterations, and 1.0s.
  • Influence big-picture product strategy. Directly contribute to high-level strategy decisions with senior leadership, and align your team to meet Adobe’s rapidly evolving content needs.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally. Partner with a network of leaders and practitioners to deliver better user and business outcomes.

What you’ll bring to the team

As an experienced and thoughtful content designer as well as a deeply empathetic leader, you’ll be helping a brilliant, passionate group of people develop their career and get set up for success while aligning the team’s work to Adobe’s larger goals. You’ll also be forging the way to closer partnerships with other content-focused teams, bringing your talents to create communities of practice and spaces where people can learn and encourage each other.


  • A 5+ year track record as a content leader and a love for managing, mentoring, or helping content designers grow in their field.
  • Experience leading in and navigating big, complex org structures at large, diverse companies
  • The ability to present and tell compelling stories, create coalition, and build support
  • Strong systems thinking and experience applying content design across a sophisticated, interconnected ecosystem
  • Experience crafting and governing content standards, terminology, and UX writing efforts at a company with digital products

How to apply

To be considered for this role, please submit your resume and portfolio. In your portfolio, we’d like to see a strong writing foundation, and examples of systems-thinking approaches to design. Any stories you have to tell about growing or aligning a team toward that project would be useful and appreciated.

This position is full-time and can be anywhere within the United States. We have offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, New York in particular. Remote candidates (based in the US) will also be considered.

About Adobe Design

Adobe Design creates tools that amplify the world’s ability to create and communicate. We’re a global team of designers, researchers, prototypers , content strategists, program managers, and more who work across Adobe’s three product lines: Creative Cloud, Document Cloud, and Experience Cloud.

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 position is $156,200 — $315,600 annually. Pay within this range varies by work location and 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.

At Adobe, for sales roles starting salaries are expressed as total target compensation (TTC = base + commission), and short-term incentives are in the form of sales commission plans. Non-sales roles starting salaries are expressed as base salary and short-term incentives are in the form of the Annual Incentive Plan (AIP).

In addition, certain roles may be eligible for long-term incentives in the form of a new hire equity award.

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