Adobe
3.7 of 5 935 reviews
www.adobe.com San Jose, CA 5000+ Employees

Adobe Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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3.7 935 reviews

                             

70% Approve of the CEO

Adobe President and CEO Shantanu Narayen

Shantanu Narayen

(665 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Normally a good work-life balance and friendly direct manager and good people to work with"
    in 115 reviews
  • "great benefits, great work life balance, work from home opportunities, global team"
    in 72 reviews
Cons:
  • "For some teams, not-so-great work life balance"
    in 20 reviews
  • "senior management do not communicate well with employees of all levels"
    in 37 reviews
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Extremely flexible work culture & passionate individuals

Member, Technical Staff (Former Employee)
Noida

I worked at Adobe full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe work culture at Adobe is among the best in the world.
Not many organizations give one an opportunity to work with such highly talented individuals.

ConsA bit more transparency & clarity from the senior management would help employees.
The work can get a bit monotonous sometimes.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Adobe is a nice place to work

Computer Scientist (Current Employee)
Noida

I have been working at Adobe full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood culture
Good work in terms of engineering
Good pay
Good work life balance
Really smart colleagues

ConsGrowth is a little slow which is bound to happen when you have smart people working with you and the opportunities are less.
Sometimes you'll feel that you are a little away from business aspects of things

Advice to Senior ManagementDevice a mechanism to make the employees aware of business aspects a little more and groom them to be good business leaders as well

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great work culture

Human Resources (Current Employee)
Noida

I have been working at Adobe full-time for less than a year

ProsI work at the Noida R&D centre. Amazing place when it comes to work culture. Great people. Processes are lean and not very bureaucratic. People here respect other people's style of working, difference in opinions etc.

Consnot anything worth writing here...overall great company

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work

Quality Manager (Current Employee)
Noida

I have been working at Adobe full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat People to work with

ConsValue from Software Testing is not as well recognized by Senior Management. as it should be

Advice to Senior ManagementTop Management in India Needs to be more open-minded and forward looking especially for Testing Employees ..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Wonderful

Member of Technical Staff (Current Employee)
Noida

I have been working at Adobe full-time for more than 3 years

ProsDream company gives flexibility on time and give enough space for innovation. Managers are excellent here open door policy.

ConsNone at all, Management addresses all the issue raised

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Whoelsome

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
New Delhi

I have been working at Adobe full-time for more than 5 years

Pros-wonderful work culture
-excellent infrastructure and facilities

Cons-high work pressure close to product release dates

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Adobe is dream place to work

Force.com Developer (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at Adobe as a contractor for less than a year

ProsAmazing work life balance, work from home option, smart casual dress code, loads of employee benefits. Very cool managers.

ConsTransport needs to be managed by the employee for Bangalore office

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice place to work

Security Administrator (Current Employee)
Noida

I have been working at Adobe full-time for more than 3 years

ProsAdobe care about employee
Offer good salaries and benefits when they hire you
They help employee to innovate and do better
Nice working environment and facility

ConsLike other companies, Adobe doesn't focus too much on security.
Yearly appraisals. Should be performance based and half yearly.
Don't promote internal employees to fill senior positions, instead they hire from market.

Advice to Senior ManagementTo fill senior positions management should always prefer existing deserving employees instead of hiring from outside. Salary review must be done yearly to ensure all employees are getting competitive salary according to experience and qualification they have.

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A very good company, but lot of team politics.

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Delhi

I worked at Adobe full-time for more than a year

ProsThey take care of their employees very well.
They hire very intelligent and focused people. Overall culture is good in the company.
Good team parties. Excellent family outings. Good Free lunch and dinners in office.

ConsVery rigid in terms of profile.
Not enough growth opportunities.
Most ridiculous pay structure. Package looks huge but in-hand salary is very less.
High level of politics in the teams (on the regional basis). Young managers give preference to their sycophants and to the people from their own home town or from their state. This affects promotions and salary hike as well. That is why many people are now moving out of the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to come up with proper appraisal framework, else the team politics will ruin the intellect level.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Cool Workplace..Highly Skilled people..

Member of Technical Staff (Former Employee)
Delhi

I worked at Adobe full-time for less than a year

ProsFlexible Timings
Friendly Environment
Highly Skilled People around

ConsNo work from home option..
Compensation not at par with counterparts

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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