Freelance Brand Designer (2 month contract)
Canva’s Commitment and Mission 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 86 million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 3,000 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. Job Description We are looking for a Brand Designer who can conceptualise and deliver an exception and consistent brand experience across many media touchpoints. An understanding that various design applications and media such as print, digital, motion, and product design is key to this, to ensure sure that your vision is fully realised.You will be part of the Canva Creative Brand Studio Squad and work in conjunction with Digital Designers, Illustrators and Motion Designers to bring ideas to life through multiple channels and surfaces. You will work closely with cross functional teams at Canva (Marketing, Channel, Product, Partnerships) to understand our products and ensure our brand is consistent across all consumer touch points. About the team: Canva Creative Team Our team Mission is “ to become the most-loved brand in the world”. The Canva Creative team delivers brand assets, communications and advertising campaigns that are consistently, magically and unmistakingly Canva. We believe that everyone, everywhere, deserves the opportunity to create amazing designs – whatever their financial position or experience level.That's why we're building the world's most inclusive design platform. Because we believe in... Design for everyone. We believe in attracting and nurturing world class talent with a focus on diversity, community and career development. In the next 6-12 months, we will be scaling our media spend and creative production to become a household name in America, and the world. How We Work Our internal clients include the Product Marketing, Brand Marketing & Channel Marketing teams as well as internal business teams such as our Recruitment & Vibe teams. We are responsible for championing a consistent and human brand, and evolving it over time as we learn, grow and pursue excellence in branding. We scale through our external agency and production partners and collaborate with cross functional creative teams such as Product and Sales.
Design creative solutions for Canva’s new product launches, landing pages and a wide range of other digital communication assets.
Develop design guidelines and toolkits for high priority brand campaigns
Create and manipulate a diverse range of content (digital and motion) that brings Canva to life in exciting creative executions
Collaborate with a team of writers, designers, art director, animators, videographers and marketers to bring our brand campaigns to life in unique and unforgettable ways
Familiarise yourself with the performance of your work and learn for future executions.
A master designer, able to visualise the brand and its products to myriad demographics and personas clearly. Creating a sense of connection in their work between Canva and the audience
You are the perfect balance between ideation at a conceptual level and execution, in bringing your ideas to life
You’re interested in learning about digital strategies and web-based methodologies, because your work will help define the future of Canva’s brand
Minimum of 5 years in a forward-thinking brand design role.
Online portfolio that demonstrates: Strong brand design principles and craft, A modern style & aesthetic, Creative thinking & Attention to detail
Advanced proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Photoshop, Invision and Canva
Good organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
#Li-Sydney 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: • Equity packages for you to truly be a part of the Canva journey. • We have a hybrid work model (in-office & from home), so while our offices are always open to you, we aim to come together for 8 days a year at minimum - balancing flexibility and connection• Flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.• 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.• Virtual and in-office wellness benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs and Fitness & Meditation Classes.• 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. We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.