Dominique Ward

Head of Design Operations


Dominique Ward is Head of Design Ops at Atlassian where she leads a multi-disciplinary team focused on enabling a more effective Design org by designing systems and practices that drive operational excellence, enable craft excellence, and improve experience quality. Dominique has spent over 15 years in operations and strategy across design, advertising, and tech industries. She utilizes Service Design and business strategy to optimize and develop solutions for how design teams and global organizations work and scale.

What others say

The Design Operations New York 2023 conference was so rewarding! As a DesignOps "team of 1" practitioner, the opportunity to be among other humans who are in the field was so fulfilling. Also, what I learned in those 8 hours is immeasurable. 

Claudia Martinez

HS DesignOps events provided me with the opportunity to connect with similar minded professionals, who I can call friends! Sessions were engaging and provided me some valuable nuggets to take it forward and apply! 

Amit Tripathi

HS Design Operations events provide me with the opportunity to connect with other colleagues in the industry and share learnings to help each other strive to be the most efficient and supportive teams we can be.

Antonia Duffin