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Senior Workspace Design Manager at Atlassian

Sydney, NSW

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Do you want to play a meaningful role in driving the Architectural Identity for the Atlassian APAC portfolio? As Senior Workspace Design Manager, you are the main driver behind architectural creativity, creative consultant management, drawing package approvals, construction detail management, design standardisation, BIM process supervision and specification management. You will be Atlassian's point of contact for APAC workplace design projects and teamwork. You'll work closely with the APAC Development team from Real Estate site selection through build-out/punch-list management and documentation of as-built conditions.

You'll be successful in the short-term if you

  • Develop strong relationships with Atlassian creative and development partners
  • Provide strong, opinionated oversight of all Design partners and consultants on active projects across the APAC portfolio
  • Supervise drawing package approvals, drive internal design reviews, promote innovation, and revise key detail management

You'll be successful longer term if you

  • Establish Core Design/Creative working groups comprised of APAC partners with an established process and format (design reviews, offline reviews, special input sessions, exec check-ins, persona deep dives)
  • Build a bench of alternative architects and key consultant partners to support Atlassian APAC roadmap
  • Develop a playbook of key details, solutions and design elements that we standardise on across the global portfolio, and get key participants co-owners of Atlassian's Physical Brand Guide
  • Become a catalyst for our org's strategic plan to implement customer-facing/shared multi-function spaces and upsell Atlassian’s Brand, Values and Product Awareness
  • Help build out Atlassian’s workplace collaborative processes and defining design strategies that can be shared as thought leadership externally
  • Lead support for designing larger-scale APAC RE investments (i.e. Sydney LT) in key markets including support partners
  • Conduct research and development into optimising and evolving Atlassian’s view on space and physical Brand implementation 

On the first day, we'll expect you to have

  • BA or Undergraduate 4-year degree in Architecture
  • 15 years experience in either direct or client-side architectural practice
  • 10 years of working in a Design capacity on the client-side team
  • 10 years of International work experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing at least 3 projects in parallel across various time-zones and geographies

It's great, but not required if you have

  • BA with Graduate Degree or Masters in Architecture
  • 5 years of mixed-use Development experience involving government and/or public entities
  • Experience running internal and external project teams

More about our team

Workspace Design at Atlassian is an exciting and ever-evolving space. At our core, we drive value for both our internal teams and the overall business by understanding how and why our teams work together. We are a collaborative team of high achievers. We love to explore, challenge one another, and we have a lot of fun along the way!

More about our benefits

Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is 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 for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.

More about Atlassian

Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who’s who of tech is why we’re here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned—collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we’re committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

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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  • 341 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000
  • 363 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Company size

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