Dec 04, 2021

People Operations Specialist

  • Canva
  • Austin, TX, USA

Job Description

We’re constantly working towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community all around the world. We celebrate uniqueness and whatever makes you, you and encourage everyone who wants to help us transform the way the world designs, to join us on this journey. We value all different types of experiences. If you don’t think you quite meet all of the qualifications, we’d still love to hear from you.  
About UsAt Canva, our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform. Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and a remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time. 
Since launch in August 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 60 million monthly active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 6 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we want to do.
Canva’s People Team is on a mission to build the most effective and engaged company in the world! Our success is in finding, growing and empowering the best engineers, designers, product managers, growth marketers and operators to ship incredible products for our global design community.  
We are looking for a People Operations Specialist to join the People Group and to be part of our incredible growth story. You’ll provide advice and support to our employees from onboarding through to offboarding, and work closely with a wide variety of stakeholders such as IT, Finance, Legal, and leaders to deliver exceptional employee experiences.
You’ll thrive in a fast-moving, fluid environment, supporting the day-to-day delivery of HR operational support. If your sweet spot is at the intersection of people, process and technology, and you get a kick out of delivering value to customers, streamlining processes and problem solving for scale, this is the role for you.

What you'll do:

  • Provide advice and support to our employees from pre-employment through to offboarding
  • Serve as the point of escalation for the People Shared Services team for employee queries
  • Collaborate with various teams and stakeholders to ensure new hires are set up for success during onboarding
  • Proactively identify inefficiencies and drive process improvements
  • Maintain and create new HR policies and processes and provide advice to employees
  • Support Canva’s growth in new locations and work with our global teams to ensure alignment across our offices
  • Work on a wide range of people programs and collaborates closely with teams across the whole People team

Who you'll be:

  • 5+ years in an HR or People Operations role
  • Experience using an HRIS system, Workday preferred
  • Experience in California & Texas is a must, experience in multiple states across the United States is highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills, ability to balance needs of the business and the employees while maintaining compliance
  • Experience working in rapidly growing global company with comfortability working in high-ambiguity situations and coming up with solutions for time-sensitive matters
  • Experience in geographically dispersed, international HR teams
We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. If you’re keen to apply and need reasonable adjustments or would like to note which pronouns you use at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.