Jurgen Spangl

Atlassian, Head of Design

Jurgen is an accomplished designer with over 20 years experience in developing user experiences for the web, desktop, mobile, and physical products. He is a strong proponent of a holistic view on product development - including the product as a whole and above all the human perspective within the social and environmental context. With a solid and balanced understanding of the complex relationship between design, business and technology he acts as a catalyst among the parties involved to create engaging product experiences.

Jurgen previously owned his own Experience Design agency in Austria before moving to Australia. In Sydney he headed up Experience Design at Vodafone. He is now leading the global design team at Atlassian, where he grew the team from six designers to over one hundred designers, researchers, writers and front engineers.

Jurgen is a speaker at Semi Permanent 2016.