Design Manager

If you live and breathe user experience, love solving problems and thrive on variety, we have a great opportunity for you. We are looking for a Design Manager in Bengaluru to work across a suite of Atlassian products focused on some of our largest enterprise customers.
We're looking for someone who is passionate about making people better by providing support and guidance to their team in constructive ways that inspire, energise, and increase the quality of work. If you have the drive and passion to steer the strategic design direction and grow design at Atlassian in Bengaluru, then this role could be for you.

In this role you will
. Manage and mentor a team of designers, helping them develop their craft in all areas such as research, UX design, and UI design.
. Set up with your team and maintain a high quality bar for shipped design work.
. Work closely with product managers, engineering, and other stakeholders to define the product strategy and be the champion for the user experience in our products.
. Facilitate workshops with engineers and product managers to establish project scope and potential solutions to solve the identified problems in the most effective way
. Help your team plan and conduct exploratory user research and effective usability tests.
. Proactively look for opportunities to improve workflows and user interfaces for the products you are working on.
. Improve design thinking of the whole product team by including other team members in the various design related activities.

We expect you to
. Bring previous experience of having managed a design team.
. Have hands-on professional experience as a UX designer or visual designer, ideally with software or complex web-based applications.
. Show great facilitation skills and a track record of collaborating with other functions, like engineering and product
. Be a self-starter with an eye for simple solutions and the ability to step into the customer's shoes.
. Be eager to deliver across the entire design process, not just one aspect such as user research or visual design.

More about the team

Designers at Atlassian are responsible for delivering across the entirety of the design process, from early stage research and ideation, through implementation and iteration based on key success metrics. We're looking for people who are really strong in at least one design-focused skill, have an interest to improve in many other areas and are humble enough to always ask questions and learn more.
More about our benefits

Our offices are open, highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year to support your favourite cause, plenty of food and beverages, ergonomic workstations, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and more.

More about Atlassian

Software is changing the world, and we’re at the center of it all. With a customer list that reads like a who's who in tech, and a highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team collaboration with products like Jira Software, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello. Driven by honest values, an amazing culture, and consistent revenue growth, we’re out to unleash the potential of every team. From Amsterdam and Austin to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who are powered by passion and eager to do the best work of their lives in a highly autonomous yet collaborative, no B.S. environment.

Additional Information

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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