Senior Graphic Designer - Canva Studio

Canva, Sydney

Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software

Duration: Full-Time

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 launch in August 2013 we have grown exponentially, amassing over 30 million active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 2 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we are capable of!

About the template team

In the Templates Design Team, our mission is to make beautiful design accessible for everyone. With millions of users using Canva everyday, this is an opportunity to redefine visual communication and have a global impact on the way people communicate across print, social media, video, brand, and so much more. 

From branding to social media, posters to stickers, to videos and beyond, the Template Design Team empowers our users to create stunningly beautiful content—by beginning their journey with a perfect and easily customizable template design. Canva’s templates team is building the world’s best design marketplace, with a library of designs that offer our users a wide variety of on-trend and usable content. We need the help of talented designers that can create and curate amazing visuals, to pave the way for the future of our design library.

About the group and/or team

The Canva Studio team are an exciting bridge between our enterprise customers and their success on Canva. We work directly with global clients to integrate, educate and enable them to use Canva in the best possible way. Our team of creative professionals provide strategic advice, organise and run efficient and fun education opportunities, create bespoke designs, recreate current assets and also provide multiple variations to enable a clients users to use Canva with ease. Canva Studio contributes directly to Canva’s business success by helping acquire, retain and grow customers.
Goals the candidate will achieve in the first 6-12 months 

Your goal as Senior Designer will be to support the successful transition of clients onto Canva. In collaboration with an Art Director, you will work with clients to provide high quality design work. You will help evaluate client needs, both for design and education, and then work with your team to deliver those needs. You will be integral to a clients successful journey transitioning onto Canva and be responsible for properly briefing and supporting a team of junior designers to provide quality work to our clients.


  • Communicating with exciting global clients
  • Providing strategic and creative advice on how a client can be most successfully integrated onto Canva
  • Creating bespoke designs, variations and recreations for our clients
  • Mentoring, briefing and supporting a team of junior designers
  • Work with copywriters to make sure template content suits the design
  • Providing feedback on junior designers work to maintain quality and make sure all designs adhere to the clients brand guidelines
  • Ensure templates are ‘unbreakable’ before sending to client 
  • Work with team to improve the Canva Studio offering

Experience Required:

  • 4 - 5+ years experience as a Graphic Designer, Senior Designer or a lead role creating a diverse range of designs
  • A strong sense of grid structure and text hierarchy 
  • The ability to adapt brand guidelines to multiple uses
  • Experience in mentoring/managing junior designers or a team, can instruct other designers on craft, to get their designs closer to the concept vision
  • The ability to initiate and lead design projects alongside their accounts
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your passion for designing clean, elegant, and beautiful designs
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a creative team environment
  • Diligence to hit deadlines

About Canva

About us At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our platform combines a drag-and-drop design tool with a stock library of over 1 million photographs, illustrations and imagery. You can also choose from hundreds of professional templates to create social media graphics, presentations, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Our mission is to make design simple for everyone. Driven 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.

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