Design team

Senior Graphic Designer - Print

Manila – Full-time
At Canva, we empower the world to design. Our mission is to democratise design, and empower creativity for anyone on any platform. Inspired by a team of talented creatives, an amazing culture, and remarkable growth trajectory—we’re one of the world’s fastest growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we are hoping to do! 

About the team
From branding to magazines, invitations to stickers, to t-shirts and beyond, the Print Design Team empowers our users to create stunningly beautiful printable designs—by beginning their journey with a perfect and easily customizable template design. Canva’s templates team is building the world’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 a talented Print Designer to help with an influx of requests for beautiful print designs.

Curious about Print Design? Get a glimpse of what we’re doing here.

What you’ll do…

  • Assist our team in delivering template design projects
  • Brief our designers, illustrators, photographers and videographers to execute high quality content and templates for each project
  • Create high-quality designs to brief for each project
  • Assist with design research, mood boards, and design reference 
  • Work with copywriters to make sure template content suits the design
  • Review designs created by our designers and provide feedback for revisions
  • Check for template usability before publishing
  • Check designs to ensure they are appropriately prepared for print output

We'd love it if you have...

  • 3-5+ years experience as a Graphic or Visual Designer creating a diverse range of designs for print production
  • Demonstrated experience in print and editorial design, with knowledge of preparing designs for print flawlessly, with strong attention to artworking and detail
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your passion for designing clean, elegant, and beautiful designs
  • The ability to brief illustrators, photographers and graphic designers to create beautiful and quality content
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a creative team environment
  • Diligence to hit deadlines

Competencies for success

  • We shortlist by reviewing not just your CV but more importantly, your portfolio. Quality over quantity matters more to us – so best to show us your best and most relevant print works! 
  • You’re a hustler! You are adaptable and can work independently juggling the delivery of design projects and producing high-quality content. 
  • You’re unafraid to get your hands dirty! You’re a senior designer who can give out briefs, at the same time, create high-quality designs. 
Hear more about our culture, the work we do in the Design specialty, straight from our Manila Designers!


  • Equity options in one of the fastest growing startups in the world
  • Fitness membership
  • In-house chef
  • Sponsored social clubs and team events
  • Fun and quirky celebrations

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Personal Details

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Additional information

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