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Art Director - Spain International Templates Job in Australia
Canva , Australia

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 19, 2021
Last Date
May 19, 2021

Job Description

At Canva, we empower the world to design. Our mission is to democratise design, and empower creativity for anyone on any platform. Inspired by a team of talented creatives, an amazing culture, and remarkable growth trajectorywe’re one of the world’s fastest growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we are hoping to do! 

If you’d love to create stunning designs that will be seen and loved by 10 million users across 190 different countries, join us! We’re out to change the world, one design at a time.
About the template team

In the Templates Design Team, our mission is to make beautiful design accessible for everyone. With millions of users using Canva everyday, this is an opportunity to redefine visual communication and have a global impact on the way people communicate across print, social media, video, brand, and so much more. 

From branding to social media, posters to stickers, to videos and beyond, the Template Design Team empowers our users to create stunningly beautiful contentby beginning their journey with a perfect and easily customizable template design. Canva’s templates team is building the world’s best design marketplace, with a library of designs that offer our users a wide variety of on-trend and usable content. We need the help of talented designers that can create and curate amazing visuals, to pave the way for the future of our design library.

About the group and/or team

Canva is on a mission to democratise design through the localisation of our products -- and one of the ways we’re doing that is by making sure we have a library full of high-quality, market-bespoke contents for all of our key markets. It’s not enough just to have content that is translated from English, we want to be sure that all users have access to content that reflects the design aesthetics and trends in their market. The International Team is responsible for creating Truly Local bespoke templates and content for our non-English users of Canva.

Goals the candidate will achieve in the first 6-12 months 

As Art Director work closely with copywriters, illustrators, market growth specialists and localisation specialists, you’ll be overseeing the end-to-end production rollout of the content library for this specific market.

Working directly with clients to provide strategy, education and high quality design work. You will work with sales and success teams to evaluate client needs, both for design and education, and then work with your team to deliver those needs. You will be integral to a the success of our Spanish templates marketplace on Canva and be responsible for properly briefing and supporting your team to provide templates on time and brief.

0-6 month goals

Work with International Templates Creative Lead to define campaign goals
and strategy for the Spanish locale.
Oversee the creation and publishing of 3,000 bespoke templates in the Spanish template marketplace.
Manage production schedule and support the copywriters and vendors for your locale

6-12 month goals
Help Canva grow in the Spanish locale by providing Truly Local Templates
Work with i18n Creative Lead to identify opportunities for truly local content
Create opportunities for team growth and support of all areas of Canva


Direct design on key template projects across the locale-specific projects 
Work closely with a vibrant and friendly creative studio, directing design, photography and illustration. This is an opportunity to deliver a wide variety of creative campaigns, with freedom to influence design direction, and the chance to create elegant, on-trend designs every day. 
Build our internal team to meet partner needs whilst inspiring and developing our talented freelancers to create high-quality print designs. 
Work with the Studio Manager and manage your team in order to execute jobs successfully on deadline and to brief
Brief a design team to create beautiful and usable animated and static  templates
Brief and manage the asset creation process with our internal and external sources of imagery, music tracks, video footage, stickers, and animations, -- so that we have the best assets to work with
Provide design feedback to team members with sensitivity and honesty, helping them to grow and develop their skills
Own curation and quality assurance for templates
Work closely with the team developing Canva’s product and ensure that our templates evolve with and inform our features
Research competitors, trends, patterns and best-practises, visual/interaction design inspiration, user and business insights
Ensure our designers create with usability requirements in mind
Produce and integrate effective & efficient design practices
Support the team’s scalability through documentation and process improvement.

Experience you’ll need
5+ years experience as an Senior Designer or Art Director creating a diverse range of print and digital designs
Experience leading a small team of designers, and providing professional support and development for junior and senior designers
A love for print and editorial design, with experience in print production processes, and the ability to prepare files for print flawlessly
A passion for writing simple and clear briefs, with demonstrated experience in commissioning photographers and other creatives
A strong portfolio demonstrating your passion for designing clean, elegant, and beautiful designs
The confidence to try new things, and a passion for big ideas and storytelling
The ability to brief illustrators, photographers and videographers to create beautiful and quality content;
The ability to work collaboratively in a creative team environment;
Diligence to hit deadlines, and offer suggestions to streamline and improve team processes.

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