Tech Squad Lead

Beijing, China – Full-time

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About the China Visual Content team

From branding to social media, presentations to stickers, to videos and beyond, the Content Team empowers our users to create stunningly beautiful content—by beginning their journey with a perfect and easily customizable template design. Our China Content Team is building China’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 Operations experts to guide the creation and delivery of amazing work, to help pave the way for the future of our design library.

About the role

As the Tech Squad Lead for our rapidly growing China Visual Content Team, you will be building out a new squad that will be in charge of creating, maintaining, and educating the  China Visual Content Team on processes that are aimed at scaling our content library and becoming the one source of truth for all design resources. As part of our vibrant and friendly creative studio and alongside our stakeholders in the Canva Product teams, you'll have the opportunity to work on the newest Canva products and exciting creative challenges. You'll be an integral part of Canva's creative offering as you organise projects and resources, build relationships and guide the team to deliver extraordinary work. 


  • Creating, maintaining, and educating the China Visual Content Team on new design tech processes and tools aimed at scaling our team’s production capacity and ensuring our content quality.
  • Facilitating relationships across Canva functions and collaborating with the creative team to ensure everyone is up to date on new tech updates. 
  • Ownership, and leadership of template localisation processes and resourcing, onboarding of creatives, curation of content, quality review etc.
  • Working across multiple channels to clarify and resolve any issues coming from the China Visual Content Team.
  • Optimise team processes to ensure the China Content team is adhering to best practices, operating efficiently, and happily, while delivering world-class creative solutions.
  • Build an innovative and inclusive creative culture.

You’ll love this role if...

  • 3+ years of experience in a Project Management role with a creative studio, agency, or tech company in China
  • You thrive on process-driven tasks and work well with structure
  • Experience prioritising, managing, and tracking multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Experience working on tech or digital product, with a broad understanding of the engineering environment
  • You love building relationships that lead to team success and business growth
  • You are a people person who thrives in a team and collaborative working environments
  • You have an eye for details and understand the importance of quality review
  • You are fluent in English and Chinese, effective verbal and written communication 
  • You have excellent spreadsheet skills and are good with numbers
  • You understand Design Fundamentals (composition, color, style, etc.) (Nice to have)

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

Competitive salary, plus equity options where you will enjoy the rapid growth of Canva and have impact every day. 

Flexible working hours that cater to how you best work. We value work-life balance and you decided what works best for you.

Healthy and delicious breakfast, lunch, fruit, drinks and snacks options. You can enjoy the TGIF special drinks and live cooking.

Unique and flexible leave that goes beyond just standard annual leave including flexible leave, carer’s leave, Force for Good leave, education leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own development. 

An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance. This is for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development. It could be anything, from a fitness center membership to personal development training, or dinner out with a teammate. Because you know what you need, better than anyone.

Virtual and in-office wellness benefits including; Canva University, Fitness Classes (Yoga & Meditation) Employee Assistant Programs, social clubs and team events that are sponsored by the company.   

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