Feb 23, 2023

Frontend Software Engineer - Native Platform (Open remote across ANZ)

  • Canva
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Information Technology

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 100+ 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.

What you’ll do

  • Work on front-end code across the entire Canva product to make improvements that elevate our mobile users' experience.
  • Be an advocate for native mobile users and a quality gate for web development standards for all of Canva's features.
  • Work closely with Native Engineers and support by building the front-end portion of differentiated mobile experiences that are delightful for users, no matter their preferred device.
  • Support Native engineers with front end expertise and code reviews.
  • Opportunity to be a cross platform specialist on parts of Canva Front end code.

What we're looking for

  • Experience developing rich web applications, ideally Typescript/React/MobX/Javascript
  • Passionate and invested in mobile experiences and users.
  • Interested in having a tangible impact across many parts of the Canva product.
  • Ability to think in valuable experience improvements that stack to a bigger vision, with a bias to shipping incremental value to users sooner.
  • Pragmatic with their problem solving.
  • Enjoys being a collaborative participant in the product design process.

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.