Design team

Content Design Lead

Sydney – Full-time
At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform! Inspired 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.

Since our launch in August 2013 we have grown exponentially, amassing over 20 million users across 179 different countries who have created more than 2 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies.

About the team
You’ll be the champion of Content Design at Canva, working with a variety of teams – from onboarding to the Canva editor. You’ll be working with a team of talented product designers to create fantastic experiences for our users. 

About you
You’re a writer first and foremost: you love to write product copy that’s clear and human, you’re meticulous about punctuation and grammar, and you have a knack for tone of voice. You know how to share your vision and expertise with people from various background and disciplines, and you’re great at getting buy-in. You’re a strategic thinker and a problem solver. You write copy with impact: your messaging moves the needle on key metrics. 

What you'll do:

  • Establish a content strategy for content design at Canva
  • Create and prioritise the content design roadmap
  • Lead the content design team 
  • Use your writing skills and User Experience principles to craft UX copy that helps Canva users to design
  • Collaborate with designers, engineers and growth marketers to create products that serve a global audience
  • Optimize Canva’s onboarding and sign up flows and error messages
  • Provide documentation about content design workflows and establish a style guide for content design

You'll love this job if:

  • You have at least five years’ UX writing/content design experience
  • You’ve lead and grown content design teams, and successfully introduced content design into a company’s practices 
  • You are passionate about user experiences
  • You have incredible writing skills and an impressive content design portfolio
  • You’ve written copy that has moved the needle on key metrics
  • You love collaborating with people from different disciplines and sharing the power of content design
  • You’re a self-starter who can juggle multiple projects
  • You are a stickler for consistent brand voice and style

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, plus equity options
  • Flexible working hours, we value work-life balance
  • In-house chefs that cook delicious breakfast and lunch for us each day
  • Free Yoga membership
  • Professional education allowance
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Pet friendly offices including a garden, climbing wall, unisex toilets
  • Sponsored social clubs and team events
  • Fun and quirky celebrations
  • Relocation budget provided for interstate or overseas candidates

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