Innovating beyond our day‐to‐day.

Our culture of exploration inspires creative thinking, effective problem solving and one-of-a-kind programs that make things work better throughout our business and within our communities.

Beyond our day‐to‐day
Enhancing the employee experience

Transforming the employee experience.

In 2012, we replaced underperforming annual performance reviews with ongoing Check-in conversations between employees and their managers. The result? Voluntary attrition dropped and morale soared as employees felt more nurtured and managers felt more empowered. And now, we've open-sourced our tools and resources so other companies can start Check-in programs of their own.

Learn more about Check-in › 

Empowering creative individuals.

At Adobe, we think creative visual content is essential to human culture. So in 2015, we established the Adobe Creative Residency — a program that gives two talented artists the opportunity to focus on a personal creative project for one year, and to share their work and discoveries with the creative community.

Learn about the Creative Residency program ›

Honoring creative individuals
Unleashing innovation

Unleashing innovation.

A six-step innovation process that comes packaged in a bright red box, Adobe Kickbox helps individual employees develop ideas for new products and services. When word got around, Adobe open-sourced Kickbox for any company to use.

Read about it in Fortune ›

A window into Adobe Labs.

Sneaks demonstrations are insider peeks at the ideas and technologies percolating inside Adobe Labs. Get a closer look at the people and technology behind Adobe Sneaks. 

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Peek behind Sneaks
Doing our research

Interactive 3D Face Stylization Using Sculptural Abstraction. Jachnik, J., Goldman, D., Luo, L., Davison, A. (Feb 6, 2015)

Doing our research.

The people who are part of Adobe Research explore and invent technologies that amaze and delight. Their breakthroughs today shape the experiences of tomorrow.  

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Jeff Chien, Sr. Principal Scientist


A passion for invention.

As Adobe’s cofounders often say, “Good ideas come from everywhere in the company.”

Jeff Chien, senior principal scientist and one of our many employee inventors, has developed 51 patents that have made Adobe Photoshop the powerhouse image editor it is today.

Learn about Jeff’s patents ›

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