At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform! Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and remarkable growth trajectory we’re out to change the world, one design at a time.
Since our launch in August 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 18 million active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 1 billion designs.
Canva’s entire vision revolves around empowering the world to design , but this happens through many channels and experiences, one of which is our template library, which contains over 50,000 designs available for customization.
The road to creating stunningly beautiful content begins with a single template, but the journey is made faster with the help of perfect and easily customizable designs that empower users to create the content they need.
Canva’s templates team aims to build the world’s best design marketplace with a library of designs that offer our users a wide variety of usable and dynamic content, and to do that, we need the help of talented designers that can create and curate amazing content, but also help pave the way for the future of our template library.
who will be part of the Quality Assurance squad within the Template Design team, working closely with designers who have been setting the standard for templates.
This covers a range of topics and categories, from trendy social media stories to 25-page presentations. The main goal is to spot issues in our dynamic library of templates and execute the necessary decisions to keep them visually fresh, relevant to the user’s needs, and relevant to the research that the library requires.
About the candidate
Should have a strong foundation in what makes a good design, based on design principles and elements
Visualizes various unique design combinations from a set of pre-selected components
Understands user thinking and interaction to improve usability
Efficiently delivers output, maintains cadences, if not streamlining processes
Exhibits diligence in delivering output whether through design or quality assurance
Effectively communicates and articulates ideas and challenges / blockers
Thinks on their feet and applies learnings and improvement initiatives on the fly
Proactively engages in team initiatives and can work with very minimal supervision and offer suggestions to streamline and improve the processes
Self-motivated and well-organized
What you'll do as our QA Designer :
Ensure the templates that we create are of the highest quality in terms of aesthetics and usability
Identify opportunities for templates that require a visual upgrade through inspection of our library and user feedback
Review and assess templates being submitted weekly, as well as provide constructive feedback on how to improve their designs using the Canva Designers’ Visual Rubric
Create unique and original templates for various teams, themes, and topics
Support the team’s scalability through documentation and process improvement
You'll love this role if
You have a stylistic approach and strong understanding of what makes a good design based on design fundamentals, principles and elements;
You have a keen understanding of design context based on visual, cultural, and popular trends;
You have an eye for design and can visualize unique content;
You have a keen understanding of user interaction and the importance of usability;
You can effectively simplify design concepts and articulate ideas and blockers;
You have a passion for improving and streamlining processes;
You are a team-player and enjoy collaborative working environments and idea exchanges
What you'll learn at Canva
How to think creatively and collaboratively into the future. We are passionate, inspired, motivated individuals who are excited by big vision projects that give us all the opportunity to think like a CEO constantly pushing ourselves.
How to push your creativity and passion to the limit. How to solve problems that have never been solved before
Competitive salary, plus equity options
Flexible working hours, we value work-life balance
In-house chefs that cook delicious breakfast and lunch for us every day
Fitness membership allowance
Generous parental leave policy
Sponsored social clubs and team events
Fun and quirky celebrations