Lead Designer at Canva
Manila, PH

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! 

If you’d love to create stunning designs that will be seen and loved by 10 million users across 190 different countries, join us! We’re out to change the world, one design at a time.

About the team

The Design Specialty in Manila aims to be the best design company in the world. That starts with hiring the best people, and the best designers.

From branding to social media, posters to stickers, to videos and beyond, the Template Design Team empowers our users to create stunningly beautiful content—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 talented designers that can create and curate amazing visuals, to pave the way for the future of our design library.

About the Role

The Designer role for Templates will be part of a vibrant and friendly creative studio, producing beautiful templates for our library. You’ll have the opportunity to deliver a wide variety of creative campaigns, the freedom to influence design direction, and the chance to create elegant, on-trend designs every day.

We'd love it if you have...

2-5+ years experience as a Graphic or Visual Designer creating a diverse range of designs

A strong portfolio demonstrating your passion for designing clean, elegant, and beautiful designs

The confidence to try new things, and a passion for big ideas and storytelling

The ability to brief illustrators, photographers and videographers to create beautiful and quality content

The ability to work collaboratively in a creative team environment

Diligence to hit deadlines, and offer suggestions to streamline and improve team processes.

While we won’t be taking any blood samples, we’d love to see some Startup DNA – you will need to be flexible, pragmatic, strategic, tenacious, and take ownership of deliverables and outcomes – ya gotta have hustle!


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

Quick tip: Send your CV along with your portfolio that would best highlight your graphic design work!