Full Time Job

Product Designer - Mobile

At Canva, we celebrate diversity. We deeply believe that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key to building the best product, team and company. We look for many different skills and abilities, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. So, even if you don’t think you quite meet all of the skills listed or tick all the boxes, we’d still love to hear from you!

Our mission at Canva is to empower the world to design and since launching in 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 75 million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 2,800 people… and the best bit is that we’ve only achieved 1% of what we know we’re capable of.

Join us and design your future.

About the team:

The Mobile team is on a mission to ensure that using Canva is a delightful experience on every device. With greater than 50% of our active users using a mobile device to access Canva, this is a critical pillar for continued success.

As a team, we work towards building the simple, yet powerful editing tools that Canva is known for as well as owning base level Mobile UI components that empower other teams throughout the company.

Pursuing our mission will not only support our existing mobile user base, but also empower people from around the globe to find and use Canva for the first time; Further supporting our company critical Monthly Active User targets.

About the role:

One of the principles of our design team is to ‘show the future’. As designers, we transport the rest of the company into a future we’re yet to build. A big part of the role of a product designer at Canva is to be a visionary—visualising and reinventing the future of design.

Our product designers carry out research, brainstorming, sketching, prototyping, and collaboration with our engineers to ship extraordinary products. We are empathetic user advocates and respect our users’ opinions through interviews, usability testing, and data analysis, as well as wireframing, flowcharting, and journey mapping.

In this role, you'll get to collaborate with our Founders, Engineers, Group Leads, Researchers, Product managers and fellow designers to guide our future roadmap and turn Canva’s mobile vision into a reality.

What You'll Do:

• Audit the current mobile and tablet experience and find opportunities for improvement and quick wins.
• Conduct usability tests, collect qualitative user feedback and quantitative data to help shape roadmap priorities for the team.
• Design and ship your first measurable improvement for Canva mobile product, increasing monthly active users on mobile.
• Empower other product designers at Canva by building UI components, guidelines and internally evangelising best practices.
• Partner with the mobile team lead Product Manager and Engineer to form a triad and develop a long-term design vision for Canva on mobile devices.
• Proactively search for and identify high impact problems to solve through research and user empathy. You will use and encourage your team to use data and user feedback to inform team decisions.

What You'll Bring:

• A portfolio which demonstrates your experience in designing web-based and native mobile applications, with interactions that are simple, inclusive and accessible.
• Experience in developing UI guidelines and/or design systems that enable others to build on your work effectively.
• You are flexible, pragmatic, strategic, tenacious, and take ownership of deliverables and outcomes – you gotta have hustle.
• You are an empathetic user advocate. You regularly visualise your ideas through prototypes to test with users and you value the backing of research and data when it comes to shipping new experiences.

Working at Canva:

Our culture is unlike anywhere else and we design your #CanvaLife experience to empower you to do the best work of your life.

Whether you’re in the office, working from home or choosing your own adventure, our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include:

• Our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include: Flexible hours and working fully remotely from anywhere in New Zealand, which values your work-life balance because you know how you work best.
• Unique and flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.
• An inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers throughout their parenting and caring journey.
• An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance. This is for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development. Because you know what you need to Vibe and Thrive, better than anyone.
• We have virtual wellness & development benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs, Fitness & Yoga Classes and other benefits to support your physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
• Canva For Good program matching your not-for-profit donations, Force for Good leave (3 paid volunteering days) and a range of sustainability and ethical initiatives to get involved in.

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