Senior Graphic Designer – Lifecycle Marketing


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About The Specialty
The Design Specialty in Manila strives to be the best design company in the world. That starts with hiring the best people and best designers to support the different teams in Canva.

Growth Marketing is a team supported by the Brand Creative subspecialty of the Design Specialty. The team is also under the Marketing & Engagement group. Growth Marketing ensures that internal and external communications are on-brand and helps provide design support across marketing teams.

The Marketing & Engagement Group’s mission is for Canva “to become the most-loved brand in the world”. We are scaling our team, budgets and operations to drive brand awareness and growth in our 100+ markets around the globe. Marketing is still new as a function at Canva, and so we’re building a lot of our structures, cadences, budgets, processes and systems from the ground up.
With our mission to amplify Canva’s story across digital touchpoints while driving sustainable growth & revenue through automation and intelligence.

About The Role
You’ll work as part of our Growth Creative team, supporting the Lifecycle team. This role will cover a wide range of creative responsibilities from ideation, storyboarding, layout and art direction. 

You will be in a vibrant and friendly creative studio, producing engaging ad creatives for various Lifecycle Marketing efforts. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in defining how Lifecycle marketing looks at Canva, delivering a wide variety of creative campaigns for our Lifecycle channels such as emails, push messages and in-app messages.


What you’ll do:


  • Design static and gif email and mobile messaging creatives – Partner with our growth marketers for Lifecycle campaigns on emails, push notifications and in-app messages. 
  • Come up with creative experiments – Partner with growth marketers when it comes to conducting experiments on designs and layout on how to drive engagement and trial conversions. 
  • Localise static and gif email and mobile messaging creatives for our Lifecycle channels.
  • Crafting customized decks for different initiatives of Lifecycle Marketing 

    About you:


  • 2-4 years experience as a graphic designer, crafting a diverse range of advertising and digital marketing campaigns.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates experience in designing and illustrating for email including in-app components, and an outstanding understanding of email marketing campaigns and product feature visualization
  • Excellent visual communication skills. Strong foundation in layout, typography and color theory. Background in User Experience / User Interface a bonus!
  • Advanced knowledge in Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator. Basic skills in After Effects a bonus!
  • The confidence to try new things, and a passion for big ideas and storytelling
  • Good communication skills to collaborate with remote creative teams, partner agencies and be able to sell ideas during creative brainstorms.
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a creative team environment
  • Diligence to hit deadlines, and offer suggestions to streamline and improve team processes.
  • Comfortable with chaos. You can find solutions even without perfect precedents or direction, and map out a path to clarity and execution. You can work out ways to achieve the impossible and ride through change like a boss. 





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    Whether you’re in the office, working from home or choosing your own adventure, our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include: 
    A temporary work from home setup as we prepare to provide a safe environment for Canvanauts who would like to work in the office. Our Future of Work plan is to move towards a hybrid work model (in-office & from home) You and your team can determine your ideal work setup. Whichever works best for you, #KayaSaCanva.
    Unique and flexible leaves options: :Recharge and go on your next getaway or simply take time off for yourself through our Vacation Leave, Give back through our Volunteer Leave to help out a charity or NGO of choiceSupport yourself or take care of your loved ones (even your furbabies) through our Sick or Carer’s Leave 
    Focus on your own growth and development through our Professional Educational Leave 
    An annual Vibe & Thrive allowances for you to spend on anything that supports your wellbeing. Whether it’s a workshop, an electronic stand-up desk, a gym membership, or dinner with a teammate, we encourage you to do what you need to do in order to thrive.
    Virtual and in-office wellness and development benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistance Programs, Fitness Classes and more to support your physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
    Canva For Good program that matches your not-for-profit donations and a range of sustainability and ethical initiatives to get involved in. 
    A variety of Canva clubs that you can join to connect you to fellow Canvanauts with similar interests. From cycling, skincare, pets, to foodies (and the list goes on), we got you covered! Club activities can also be done remotely or in person. 
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