Ashwanth Fernando

In the Search team at Canva, we’re passionate about providing a fantastic search experience for our users. A challenge we’re constantly tackling is how to provide the content that our users are looking for, faster. We try to achieve this in many ways, be it our data-driven search relevance algorithms, our “related searches” pills or our trending searches. These awesome products help users quickly create fabulous designs that they can use to achieve their goals. Read more...

Lara Matyushenko

Hailing from Russia, Lara Matyushenko never thought she’d move from an advertising firm in Moscow into a tech intern role in Sydney, Australia. In this blog, she shares her journey as a member of Canva’s 2019 internship cohort, and her tips on how to get the most out of the experience. Read more...

Jim Towle

With over 20 years’ experience in the print industry covering paper, textile and apparel, Jim Towle has seen it all. As head of print operations at Canva, one of Jim’s key responsibilities is to find greener ways to run Canva’s growing print operations. In this blog, Jim shares how Canva is empowering everyone to publish their beautiful creations on paper and apparel—while staying true to Canva’s goal of being a force for good in the world. Read more...

Adam Schuck

This week we renamed Canva’s largest Slack channels. Up until last week, Canva employees around the world missed out on valuable company-wide announcements that were inadvertently posted to #hq. Now that channel is called #sydney. Naming changes like this might not look like a big deal, but they're part of a wider push at Canva: we’re moving towards a distributed team culture that makes our global team feel more included. Read more...

Melanie Perkins

How do you get a 5 year old startup with over 500 team members to align on the same vision and achieve rocket speed growth? According to Canva co-founder and CEO Melanie Perkins, creating a goal-driven culture within the company starts with throwing out the handbook on team bonding, and looking at quirky ways to motivate your team to set crazy big goals and make them happen. Read more...