Photographer and Photo Content Specialist at Canva
Manila, PH

At Canva, we’re transforming the way the world designs. A vital part of this mission is the content that users can add to their designs - photos, illustrations, fonts, videos (soon), and more that live within the editor.

Behind all of these design ingredients is the Content Team, whose mission is to ensure that every type of content within the Canva editor is high quality, fresh, inspiring, and caters to every user. In addition to sourcing and managing content, the team is dedicated to improving the contributor experience as well as promoting the best content to Canva users.

We’re looking for someone with exceptional organisational skills and a strong photography background to help produce and source stock photos for the Canva library, manage administrative tasks and provide artistic direction and quality assurance when necessary.

This role is vital to allow the Content Team to function smoothly and assist the team hit their project goals efficiently and effectively.

What you’ll be doing...

Producing stock photo content based on content gaps, user requests, design team requests, and Canva’s Force For Good initiatives from pre-production planning to post production

Assisting the content team during shoots, sourcing materials and arranging logistics

Sourcing photographers (locally and internationally) to commission custom shoots for the library

Making creative briefs and liaising with photographers during the production process

Coordinating with in-house teams and making sure their content requests are being produced

Screening and curating photographer submissions to ensure we get the best content for our users

Tracking commissioned shoots and recording expenditure

Pitching ideas for new content based on content gaps or user requests

You’ll love this job if ...

You love producing a wide variety of photo content

You work quickly and efficiently to make sure we are bringing new and relevant content to our users in a timely way

You champion diversity and inclusion that reflect in the work you do

You have a passion for improving and streamlining processes

You enjoy collaborative working environments and idea exchanges

We'd love it if you...

Have a good eye for photography and are up to date with photography styles and trends

Have a strong portfolio showcasing your photography work

Have in depth knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom

Have experience doing studio and on-location photoshoots

Have a good eye for prop and food styling

Are experienced in sourcing materials for shoots

What you'll love at Canva..

Free breakfast and lunch meals prepared by our in-house chefs!

A 7am – 4 pm schedule in Makati (Win-win situation: fewer people on the road!)

Sponsored social clubs and team events

Fun and quirky celebrations