Freelance Designer - Design Education - Australia/NZ (remote)


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Remote


Creative / Design

Nov 2

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 the best bit is that we’ve only achieved 1% of what we know we’re capable of. 

Be a part of the project and design your future.

About the role 

As an experience Freelance Designer on the Design Education team, you’ll have an exciting opportunity to shape the future of Canva. In this role, you'll help our team develop a range of educational collateral for a range of audiences, from business owners, not for profits, educators and more. Your design output will range from video and social media assets to slide decks and long form documents.

You’ll have the opportunity to showcase the power of Canva and enhance the design experience for our client and their teams. The Designer contributes directly to Canva’s success by helping clients grow their content libraries and make the most out of their Canva experience.

This is a full-time, 6-month, remote opportunity based in Australia/NZ.

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  • Work alongside the design team to craft and develop brands for various industries
  • Create and apply brand assets across a variety of collateral across print, digital, video, and presentation
  • Create bespoke designs for their brand
  • Work independently as needed 
  • Maintain exceptional quality of work and make sure all designs adhere to the brand guidelines
  • Ensure templates are ‘unbreakable’ before sending to through to video production


  • 1 + years experience as a Graphic designer creating a variety of assets
  • A strong sense of grid structure and text hierarchy 
  • The ability to adapt existing brand guidelines to multiple uses
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your passion for designing clean, elegant, and beautiful designs
  • Experienced in designing in Canva
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a global creative team environment
  • Diligence to hit deadlines
  • Affinity with motion or UX design is not a must, but a great bonus!

To apply, please send us

  • A link or PDF to your updated portfolio
  • Resume

Our Design Education Team 

At Canva we’re making design simple and accessible to everyone, empowering people all over the world with a design tool – and the design skills – to help them reach their goals.

Canva Design School offers free design courses, featuring some of the world’s leading experts in their respective fields. Our vision for Design School is to become the best place in the world to learn design, and to offer the best online learning experience possible.

Our Design School team has a wide range of all-round skills. They’re designers, teachers, facilitators, creatives and doers. They facilitate in-person and in-product learning and continuously grow their skills and our courses along with our product and content library.

We make decisions to engage contractors based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that contractor-accreditation meetings are conducted virtually. When you signify interest in the Project, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the contractor-accreditation interview process. 

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