Sep 30, 2022

Learning Partner Engineering

  • Canva
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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.

About Canva University
Canva University is on a mission to help each and every Canvanaut grow and develop in the skills that will help them to make a positive impact, by offering the most impactful learning experiences to all of our Canvanuats.

Our learning experiences are aligned to our 12 Skills Framework, which sets out the most important skills that every Canvanaut needs to thrive throughout their journey at Canva - skills across technical Craft, Strategy, Communication, Leadership and Coaching.

We're a team with a diverse range of skills who partner together to understand the learning needs of Canva and craft and deliver learning experiences. We are strategists, designers, teachers, facilitators, psychologists and doers. We craft instructor led and asynchronous learning to support every Canvanaut on their growth journey.

You'll join our diverse team to partner with our Engineering Leadership team and People Partners to understand the critical priorities, assess learning needs and build, embed and deliver our Engineering Learning strategy.

The role can be based anywhere in Australia or New Zealand, with a preference for Sydney.

About you

  • Build relationships with Engineering leaders and their teams, identify critical priorities, assess learning needs to build, embed and deliver our Engineering Learning strategy
  • Partner with Engineering People Partners and wider People team to ensure the learning strategy is aligned to the People Group strategy
  • Design Engineering learning pathways for intern programs, graduate programs, onboarding, and cross-skilling learning experiences that build the skills, knowledge and mindset Engineers need to thrive and achieve crazy big goals at Canva
  • Continually assess and advise on educational needs for Engineers throughout all parts of their Canva journey
  • Partner with the wider Canva University team to help to shape our core programs to meet the needs of our Engineering audience
  • Identify, track and analyse key learning metrics and report these to key stakeholders
  • Facilitate virtual and in-person workshops and group sessions, as well as train-the-trainer sessions, where needed
  • Collaborate with other global Learning Partners to build consistency and alignment with how we deliver value to Canva
  • Be creative in developing and recommending other technical solutions to improve the current Engineering curriculum
  • Assist engineers and other stakeholders in writing documentation for learning purposes
  • Identify any gaps in technical learning for our Engineering specialities
  • Help scale learning and development within Engineering by supporting the team to leverage and teach each other
  • Apply your project management and stakeholder engagement to move initiatives along and keep everyone aligned and accountable

What we're looking for

  • Proven experience partnering with senior stakeholders in order to understand critical priorities, business needs, determine performance gaps to create and execute a learning strategy and roadmap
  • Experience crafting and delivering learning experiences that engage and build capability within Software Engineering teams
  • Proven project management skills and experience rallying a wide range of stakeholders to deliver on a common goal
  • Deep understanding of adult learning theory, psychology & behavioural change, instructional design and learner centric design and bake this into all learning experiences
  • Deep knowledge of learning evaluation and measurement frameworks, including an understanding of learning transfer
  • Experience acting independently in an ambiguous environment
  • Understanding of end to end talent lifecycle
  • A background supporting Engineering teams in technology companies is preferred
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.