Jun 22, 2022

Product Lead (Application Platform) - Remote

  • Canva
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Product Management

Job Description

Canva’s Commitment and Mission

At Canva, we celebrate diversity. We deeply believe that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key to building the best product, team and company. We look for many different skills and abilities, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. So, even if you don’t think you quite meet all of the skills listed or tick all the boxes, we’d still love to hear from you! 

Our mission at Canva is to empower the world to design and since launching in 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 86 million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 3,000 people… and the best bit is that we’ve only achieved 1% of what we know we’re capable of. 

Join us and design your future.

Product Management at Canva

The mission of Product Managers at Canva is to create the most accessible design tool for every person in the world. We believe that we can improve the world by empowering everyone to design and communicate visually. As a Product Manager at Canva you help set this vision, define what that future looks like, and build the products and features that get us there.

As the Product Lead for the Application Platform group, you’ll be responsible for building the product team that builds pathways for Canvanauts to deliver a delightful experience for billions of users. You’ll be a key steward for maintaining the high-quality product standards that our users have come to expect from the Canva experience, as we advance our mission to empower the world to design!

What you'll do

  • Define the vision and strategy for the Application Platform group that build pathways for Canvanauts to deliver a delightful experience for billions of users
  • Build deep relationships with key team members and platform consumers
  • Hire and mentor a group of impactful platform Product Managers
  • Contribute to Canva’s overall platform strategy 

About you

  • You embrace delivering impact via others, by building high-leverage, impactful platforms that enable other teams to achieve great things for our users
  • You enjoy operating across a portfolio of capabilities, and can effectively grow and nurture each one
  • You will be comfortable operating as a player-coach, while you build out your PM team
  • You relish the challenge of bringing new platforms to life, and driving their internal adoption in line with the value they deliver to the business
  • You’re a strong communicator
  • You’re passionate about product craft, and developing PMs on your team to grow as quickly as Canva does, to hit our crazy, big goals


Working at Canva 

Our culture is unlike anywhere else and we design your #CanvaLife experience to empower you to do the best work of your life.  

Whether you’re in the office, working from home or choosing your own adventure, our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include: 

Equity packages for you to truly be a part of the Canva journey. 
We have a hybrid work model (in-office & from home), with our offices are always open to you balancing flexibility and connection
Flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.
Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers throughout their parenting and caring journey.
An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance. This is for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development.. because you know what you need to Vibe and Thrive, better than anyone.
Virtual and in-office wellness benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs and Fitness & Meditation Classes.
Canva For Good program matching your not-for-profit donations, Force for Good leave (3 paid volunteering days) and a range of sustainability and ethical initiatives to get involved in.   

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.