The Group Product Manager for the Type team oversees the Product Management and Product Development functions for the three Type teams: Adobe Typekit, Core Type, and the Adobe Type design team that produces original typefaces like Adobe Clean, Myriad, Garamond, Minion, and many more.
Reporting to the Director, Adobe Type, the position directly manages a team of three Product Managers, each of whom are subject matter experts that handle their individual portfolios of product and services. In addition to this collection of customer touch points, this position is responsible for projecting the Type team's leadership in the areas of Type and Typography across all of Adobe's products.
Working with the Director and with peers on the Type team leadership team, the Group Product Manager will:
Define standards and practices for product management and product development across the portfolio of Type products and services,
Collaborate with the Director and other stakeholders to understand and define goals and requirements,
Oversee the product design and development process, manage and measure progress in concert with program management and engineering
Export the expertise and thought leadership of the team throughout Adobe,
Publish the team's point of view on topics related to typographical product development in the relevant communities, maintaining and extending our reputations as leaders in the space
Measure the success of innovations in our products and services through instrumentation and customer feedback
Oversee customer research initiatives to drive product development strategy,
Coordinate product roadmap operations with program management and other colleagues
Oversee the management and professional development of product management staff
Coordinate with the management team on the leadership of the overall team.