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Android Platform Engineer

Beijing – Full-time
Canva is looking for an Android Platform Engineer to join us in our Beijing office. At Canva, we work every day to make a significant positive impact on society. Our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform!

Since launching in April 2013 we have grown exponentially, and the journey has only just begun. Join Canva, and be part of this adventure. We are one of the world’s fastest growing startups.Your colleagues, like you, will be the top of the industry. It is important to us that we create a workplace that you love coming to.

Canva reaches millions of users every single day on our different platforms. As part of the Mobile Platform team, you will be impacting the mobile user experience by delivering new features specific to the Chinese market for our Android application. You will be collaborating with your team to deliver a world class mobile product. 

Your role 

Work closely with the product team to deliver Canva’s Android offering
Create and ship high quality code that gets used by millions of people all over the world
Participate in design and code reviews
Engage in technical and product design discussions with the team
Integrate third party APIs specific to the Chinese market
Develop the Canva Android SDK to integrate Canva into third party apps
Collaborate with other team members to figure out the best solutions to difficult engineering problems.

Your skills 

Fluent English and Mandarin
Android application development experience
Strong knowledge of Kotlin/Java
Knowledge of modern Android architecture, frameworks, libraries including RxJava
Strong Computer Science / Software Engineering fundamentals
Excellent problem solving skills
Experience with iOS and HTML/CSS/JS are a plus


Competitive salary, plus equity options
Work & have training in Sydney for 1-3 months, cozy apartment is provided
Delicious lunch provided each day
Fitness membership benefit
Fancy and friendly offices
Fun and quirky celebrations

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