Senior Product Manager, Platform (BB-C165A)
Found in: Neuvoo AU
At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. 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 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 10 million active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 1 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we are capable of!
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.
Product Managers collaborate with Canva’s founders to set the strategic direction, scope, and success metrics for product initiatives. We work across teams of designers, software engineers, marketers and analysts to ensure we're delivering an exceptional experience to all our users. We are responsible for implementing and collaborating on product strategy, road mapping, and prioritisation as our product grows.
It’s our responsibility to see products through their entire lifecycle—from concept through to validation, build, post-launch analytics and iterations.
As an integrated design platform, Canva contains 10s of millions of pieces of media in our public media library, and billions of pieces of user uploaded media: from photos, icons, videos, to stickers and fonts and more.
The Media Platform group owns the platform that stores, indexes, transforms and analyses the media inside Canva, as part of Canva’s mission to empower the world to Design Anything using Every Ingredient.
We partner with groups and teams across Canva to achieve their goals; recent examples include:
Scaling up foundational backbone of Canva
Extending the ways media can be shared within Canva to improve our “Teams” product
Building an in-house video transcoding pipeline to scale our video product
Ensuring we meet our obligations to our users and our legal/regulatory obligations by maintaining a secure platform
Improving content discoverability
Creating new ways to index and view media to support our App Store
Extending our media metadata to support improved search and filtering
ML approaches to analysing media to support improved search and editing use cases
The work our group does is incredibly high leverage, and we deliberately seek to identify general platform capabilities Canva needs now as well as into the future, as Canva grows to support new forms of media, new use cases, and new ways to design. You’ll be responsible for partnering with several product groups and teams across Canva to deliver value to users aligned with Canva’s mission and goals.
At Canva we constantly strive to make complex things simple. Wherever media is surfaced inside Canva, users should be able to simply search it, share it, organise it, annotate it, purchase it, upload their own, and more: wherever they are, whoever they are, on every device. What underlies these capabilities is the powerful infrastructure, technology and a group of passionate people driven to deliver the best user experience: that’s us.
What you'll achieve in your first 3-6 months...
You'll love this role if...
Being a Force for Good.
One of our core values at Canva, “Be a force for good” means we are actively working towards a world that isn't just good for a small few, but one that’s good 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. To achieve this, we need to constantly work towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone.
Competitive salary, plus equity options
Flexible working hours, we value work-life balance
In-house chefs that cook delicious breakfast and lunch for us each day
Professional education allowance
Free Yoga membership
Generous parental leave policy
Sponsored social clubs and team events
Fun and quirky celebrations
Relocation budget provided for interstate or overseas candidates and visa application fees covered
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