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Head of Design - Confluence


Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time


Are you are a leader who is passionate about defining the future of teamwork and collaboration? Atlassian’s products are loved and used by millions of teams worldwide to drive innovation - be it electric cars, spaceships or robotic surgeries! Atlassian fuels the world’s best software, IT and business teams to help them deliver results with world-class products.

We are looking for a Head of Design to drive design strategy for one of Atlassian’s flagship products, Confluence, while leading a team of design managers, product designers, and content designers to craft an outstanding content creation and consumption experience.

You will partner on an ongoing basis with your peers in Engineering, Product Management, Research & Insights, and Program Management to execute the team’s vision. You will also partner with the platform team to build a flawless end to end journey and deliver engaging experiences for every team. This will include our invaluable Atlassian Marketplace Partners and Atlassian ecosystem, analyzing market trends and business opportunities, to build a compelling product vision.

As a senior design leader, you will set the vision for the entire product experience and seek to bring strong customer centricity, ensuring our solutions scale, innovate, and delight. You will also be responsible for the craft quality of the shipped experiences and growing the level of design craft on the team.

We don’t expect you to be able to tick every box. We prioritize culture and values fit above everything.

If you tick a couple of the below boxes, great! Throw your hat in the ring and let’s go from there:

  • Bring 10+ years of experience leading Design teams, from SaaS to start-ups

  • Be a strong storyteller, artist and influencer

  • Have a high degree of influence with all kinds of internal partners, including senior leadership

  • Have excellent facilitation and collaboration abilities, a flexible and friendly approach to working with teams, and the attitude to always strive for the best outcomes

  • Embrace the technical nature of shaping a technical platform and customer experience, not shying away from complex details where they matter

  • Are passionate about the craft of design and bring a breadth of design leadership skills to Atlassian

  • Have the passion and ability to step into the customer's shoes to ensure customer centricity

  • Have experience improving and sustaining design rituals at the org level

  • Have experience managing healthy and engaged teams


At Atlassian, we strive to design equitable, explainable, and competitive compensation programs. To support this goal, the baseline of our range is higher than that of the typical market range, but in turn we expect to hire most candidates near this baseline. Base pay within the range is ultimately determined by a candidate's skills, expertise, or experience. In the United States, we have three geographic pay zones. For this role, our current base pay ranges for new hires in each zone are:

Zone A: $266,500 - $355,400

Zone B: $239,900 - $319,800

Zone C: $221,200 - $295,000

This role may also be eligible for benefits, bonuses, commissions, and equity.

Please visit for more information on which locations are included in each of our geographic pay zones. However, please confirm the zone for your specific location with your recruiter.