Michael Gough

Vice President, Experience Design
Adobe

Michael Gough is Adobe’s Vice President, Experience Design. He is also the leader Adobe’s Experience Design Team (XD), an internal design practice focusing on the next generation of digitally enabled experiences. A longtime advocate for quality in all digital experiences, Michael has been pushing the digital envelope for years. Previously, he was the Chief Creative Officer at Macromedia, Vice President of Brand Design at Nike, the Chief Creative Officer of Quokka Sports and the Creative Director of Construct. He lives on a ranch in Northern California surrounded by family, horses assorted farm animals and hills that seem to go on forever.

XD IS ADOBE EXPERIENCE DESIGN.

We create smart, sophisticated applications for a wide variety of devices, from desktop computers to laptops to mobile phones and beyond.

We’re a hundred-plus architects, academics, sculptors, DJs, writers, designers, and engineers. We come from all over the world; our expertise ranges from interaction and visual design to research, information architecture, and programming.

What brings us together? Our shared passion for helping users connect with their content. Our shared commitment to giving both novices and experts powerful tools for creating and engaging with images, videos, multimedia, and everything in between.

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