Mike Williams

In almost every business magazine, you’ll come across terms like startup, innovation and entrepreneurship. But what does it really mean for someone to work at a startup? In this blog, Canva product manager Mike Williams shares this thoughts about what you need to consider before embarking on your very own startup journey. Read more...

Amelia Marshall

We’ve all heard it before—content is king, especially when it comes to growing your business. But how do you ensure the content you put out there will actually achieve your goals? In this blog post, Canva’s resident content expert Amelia Marshall shares how we used the power of words to grow our user base, and reveals her tips on how to create content that is not only engaging and valuable, but also holds up against your business metrics. Read more...

Zach Kitschke

Zach Kitschke, Head of People at Canva, explains why you shouldn’t try to copy and paste culture that you see elsewhere. Instead, the key to creating a great culture is focusing your efforts on building a “People System” based on strong values. Building a winning culture really requires understanding what type of company you want to build, and tailoring everything back to that. We’re not and will never be a Blackwater Capital, a Google, or a Bain & Co. We’re Canva, and we want to own that. Read more...

Iain Dowling

One of the great benefits of Canva is the ability to publish your design in many different ways, from printing to Pinterest. On our Product Design team, we call these “publish endpoints” - the potentially limitless ways to take your design from the Canva editor out into the world. As the demand for more publish endpoints continues to grow, Canva product designer Iain Dowling shares how we use a systems-first approach to tackle design challenges in product delivery. Read more...

Josh Leeb-du Toit

Our choice of programming language has the ability to change the way we view a problem and how we interact with it. In this blog, Canva engineer Josh Leeb-du Toit explains why he’s looking into Rust, and how exploring new languages can benefit you in the long run. Read more...