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Senior UX/UI Design Reviewer

Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney, Australia, but with many of our Canvanauts calling the Philippines home, our office in Manila is a buzzing place. Whether your role needs you in the office, at home or a bit of both, we've created an environment that truly empowers you to thrive.

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

Do you have a love for design, a keen understanding of what constitutes a great user experience and a passion for review and quality assurance? 

At Canva, we want to unlock the creativity of 3rd Party developers and empower them to build valuable apps and integrations that meet the diverse needs of our Canva customers. 

We are looking for a skilled and experienced UX /UI Design lead to oversee the process to review and support the development of 3rd Party Apps to meet Canva’s quality bar before being released to millions of our Canva customers. 

Your goal will be to empower your team to assess each App on the overall quality and usability of the App experience as well as provide consistent education, guidance and feedback to developers on how they can go above and beyond our minimum quality criteria to build an exceptional App experience for our Canva customers. 
This position requires a high attention to detail, ability to problem solve and the ability to coach and empower your team to support the development of great user experiences in a scalable way. 

What you’ll be doing...

  • Creating a robust and scalable App Design review process and framework that empowers you and your growing App Design Review team to be effective. 
  • Support your App Design review team to understand and consistently apply our developer quality guidelines and checklists.
  • Collaborate closely with our broader App Support team to ensure consistency of review and that the quality standards are correctly applied.
  • Collaborate closely with our broader App Support team to identify areas that require additional education and guidelines to minimize App rejections and improve the overall quality of App submissions.
  • Respond to new undefined UX/UI challenges and work with our Ecosystem Design team and group stakeholders to drive forward improvements in our quality guidelines and design recommendations.
  • Collaborate with our Design system team to propose or contribute to new components and patterns appropriate to improving the quality and integrity of  Canva App experiences. 
  • Collaborate with our Partnerships team to provide opportunities to empower and inspire our 3rd party developer community with design education, design tips and recommendations. 
  • Provide both written and verbal feedback and guidance to developers through design consultations. 

You’ll love this job if...

  • You have a keen understanding of what makes a quality user experience based on your strong knowledge in design principles and UX/UI. 
  • You have a strong understanding of user interactions and the importance of usability and accessibility in user experiences. 
  • You have an eye for great design and can apply and contribute to a Design system to ensure consistency, simplicity  and integrity in a user’s experience. 
  • You love quality assurance challenges and enjoy setting up new operations and frameworks to set you and your team up for scale. 
  • You enjoy a highly collaborative environment and enjoy the opportunity to lead and empower a team. 

We'd love it if you...

  • Have experience in setting up and executing quality assurance operations 
  • Have strong demonstrated experience in applying design principles and user centered design methodologies to build quality UX / UI experiences. 
  • Understand user thinking and interactions to improve usability and accessibility with demonstrated experience in applying and contributing to a design system to improve a user experience. 
  • Have strong written, visual and verbal communication skills to effectively provide guidance and recommendations 
  • Experience in leading and coaching a small team to effectively deliver output and maintain cadences within target timelines. 
What's in it for you?

Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a stack of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.

Here's a taste of what's on offer:
• Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
• Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
• An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
• Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports you personally

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Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. 


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