Create for a
marketplace like no other

Become a Canva Creator and earn a passive income
doing what you love.

Canva Creators is on a mission to build the world's best and most diverse content marketplace. It's an opportunity for designers, photographers, illustrators, artists, and subject matter specialists to share their work with over 85 million Canva users. Creators work remotely with complete flexibility and freedom as they empower the world to design.

Focus on creating, we take care of the rest

Set your own hours

Forget about deadlines, quotas, timesheets, and invoicing. Join Canva Creators, and you can create what you want on your schedule — forget about the freelance admin.

Enjoy creative freedom

We're on a mission to build the world's most diverse content library. So, we encourage Creators to design in their language, incorporate their culture, and represent their country.

Earn while you sleep

Canva's marketplace is available to millions of Canva users — seven days a week, 365 days a year. That means your designs are busy earning a passive income even when you're asleep.

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“Canva Creators has truly changed my life. I'm happy creatively and professionally. Knowing you are putting work out there with a company that you really support and respect and is doing good in the world is amazing.“

Tanya LeClair


Achieve your goals through amazing design

As a Canva Creator, you earn royalties based on your content's performance. Whether you are a freelance graphic designer, illustrator, or an art director looking for a side hustle, join the Canva Creators' community, and start earning a second income stream doing what you love.

Who can become a Canva Creator?


Template Creators

Primarily graphic designers, web designers, desktop publishers, art directors, and layout artists.

Element Creators

Include photographers, illustrators, typographers, videographers, and artists.


Are you a qualified teacher who wants to join Canva Creators?

Education Speciality Creators are teachers who specifically create educational resources and elements.

What type of content can I publish?

Canva Creators can publish elements and templates to the marketplace. Elements are design assets like photos, graphics, illustrations, vector art, icons, and custom stickers. Templates are customizable layouts for presentations, social media graphics, videos, t-shirts, brochures, flyers, posters, and so much more.

How to become a Template Creator

We're currently onboarding a small number of people to help us build this new program.

  1. Register: Share your portfolio of work with us for consideration.
  2. Publish: Once accepted, design and publish Canva templates.
  3. Earn: Every time your designs are used, you can earn royalties.

Join a thriving community

Connect with creatives, build your brand, and boost your profile.

Canva Creators is a great way to collaborate with like-minded artists, level up your knowledge, and master your craft. Supported by local community managers all over the world, Creators are inspired, engaged, and connected through social events, educational workshops, and design challenges.

Meet our Creator Canvassadors

Canvassadors are mentors and design experts that have excelled within the Creator program and levelled up to become an important extension of the Canva team. They are here to help and support your Canva Creator journey.

Frequently asked questions

Put your creativity to work.
Become a Canva Creator.