Liz McKenzie

All the responsibilities that pile up in a fast growing startup are a bit like possessions at home. Some of them are super important and bring you joy, others just aren’t providing value any more or could be gifted to someone else. In this article, Liz McKenzie tells the story of how she learnt to ‘give away her lego’ and trust others to deliver, forget the make-busy work, and find the ‘spark joy’ at work. Read more...

Sarah Nanclares

As a coach with over 15 years’ experience, Canva’s Sarah Nanclares knows how a positive feedback culture can create a harmonious working environment, where everyone is thriving and reaping the rewards that come from having a tight-knit, empowered team. In this blog, she explains how you, too, can build a positive feedback culture in your organization. Read more...

Joscha Feth

Visual regression testing can either make a developer’s eyes sparkle with joy or darken with rage. The difference usually comes down to how the process is set up within your company. Automated visual regression testing is a new and exciting field, but that means that there's no industry standard, and most other companies have their own makeshift processes. In this post, Joscha Feth describes how Canva has rolled out visual regression testing, and how it's helped us. Read more...

Ben Sebastian

With cross-country communication and virtual correspondence, things can easily go wrong – unstable internet connections, misinterpretation of messages, and the difficulty of finding a common time where everyone is free for calls, among others. What I knew of cross-country collaboration, however, was challenged when I started working in Canva. Read more...

Elle Hughes

As Canva’s reach continues to grow, the need to create a diverse and inclusive image library becomes more important than ever. In response, Canva’s Marketplace team lead by Elle Hughes has created the Natural Women Collection. In this article, Elle talks about what the initiative aims to achieve, how it came to be, and how they made it happen. Read more...