Software Engineering Lead - Canva Assistant
Canva, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software
What you'll do
- You will help to support, build, and scale the “Assistant” product to the next level of growth (helping 1 Billion users)
- Comfortable working across the entire stack with a strong focus on Front End Technologies (React, MobX, HTML, CSS, Typescript).
- Project Delivery and Agile Methodologies will be the stepping stones of your successful delivery
- Supported by the Product Teams you will build strong relationships and work closely with the product
Where are we thus far?
- Lead a newly created team! The team is expected to keep growing as we build out new functionality
- The assistant product incorporates all sorts of content, you'll be involved and meet with many stakeholders and other teams across Canva
- The team is fully staffed with PM, designers and engineers - we're just missing this engineering lead!
- Build a product that is on the homepage and on the editor. It is visible and used by ALL Canva users around the world
- Transform how users think and interact with our products, have huge impact on retention and learning
- Sound computer engineering fundamentals; this role will require you to operate at the high-level but zoom in where required - contributing to architectural specs and design documents
- An understanding of product development - act as a sounding board for Product Managers and Designers
- Experience building high-performing and collaborative teams. A healthy balance of strong technical and people leadership skills
- Strong customer focus to understand the use cases and requirements of our customers
- Ability to lead by example; promote Canva’s values, no-blame mentality, and engineering values
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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