As a Director of Experience Design at Adobe, Shawn Cheris runs an organization responsible for the overall brand and experience of Adobe’s products. In addition to tending to Adobe’s design system, Spectrum, his teams focus on brand, iconography, content strategy, developer ecosystem, and inclusive design spanning Adobe’s entire product portfolio. Shawn has worked in the tech industry in one form or another for his entire adult life. Prior to his career in design, Shawn was a full-stack software engineer but focused mainly on front-end. And prior to that he worked in sales and consulting, helping companies and government organizations meet their IT needs.