20 Sep, 2021

Product Manager - Video & Motion

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Full time Creative-Design Information Technology Management Strategy-Planning

Job Description

We’re constantly working towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community all around the world. We celebrate uniqueness and whatever makes you, you and encourage everyone who wants to help us transform the way the world designs, to join us on this journey. We value all different types of experiences. If you don’t think you quite meet all of the qualifications, we’d still love to hear from you.  

About Us

At Canva, our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform. Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and a remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time. 

Since launch in August 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 60 million monthly active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 6 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we want to do.

Product Management @ Canva 

The mission of Product Managers at Canva is to create the most accessible design tool for every person in the world. We believe that we can improve the world by empowering everyone to design and communicate visually. As a Product Manager at Canva you help set this vision, define what that future looks like, and build the products and features that get us there.

Product Managers collaborate with Canva’s founders to set the strategic direction, scope, and success metrics for product initiatives. We work across teams of designers, software engineers, marketers and analysts to ensure we're delivering an exceptional experience to all our users. We are responsible for implementing and collaborating on product strategy, road mapping, and prioritisation as our product grows. 

It’s our responsibility to see products through their entire lifecycle—from concept through to validation, build, post-launch analytics and iterations.

About the group and team

The Video Team at Canva is on a mission to become the go-to video platform for everyone. With millions of users using Canva every day, this is an opportunity to redefine dynamic and engaging communication. Have a global impact on the way people create content for video platforms. 

Canva Video has one of the largest audiences of content creators in the world. As the Video product matures into a platform that anyone can use, your key focus will be ensuring we win in the business market. You’ll be a key driver to help achieve our vision of democratising video storytelling for everyone - from individuals, to small businesses and upto large organisations. 

About you

We’re looking for someone who understands customer experiences and has the ability to make data-backed decisions. They should be able to collaborate easily with design, data, and engineering to deliver on product goals at lightning speed. This means they are no stranger to software development. They help unblock their teams and break down dreams into tangible milestones. This individual should be great at understanding end customers, then mapping that back to customer & product goals

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

We know that video as a communication tool is a fast-growing space. Fundamentally, this candidate will be thinking about the future of motion and video in Canva.  

0-6 month goals

Understand our existing video and motion roadmap

Set understandable metrics and targets for the teams

Flex your visionary muscles in how rich media can be used in all types of designs at Canva

Manage existing animation projects and drive technical video editing projects forward

6-12 month goals

Set a vision while expanding on our existing rich media roadmap in Canva

Drive projects towards that vision


  • Understand the needs of Canva users who use rich media, to make Canva come to life beyond static content
  • Look at different sources of data from competitors to the market, to inform team goals & prioritization of initiatives
  • Jump and analyze quantitative and qualitative information to always validate ideas and plans
  • Collaborate with design, engineering, and marketing to hit goals, drive projects, and remove roadblocks
  • Work with your engineering and design team to break project goals into milestones, and see them through delivery and rollout
  • Recognise the biggest picture, communicate, collaborate, and compromise effectively with stakeholders and other PMs for the best outcome for Canva

Experience the candidate will have

  • You enjoy building amazing product and tackling customer problems
  • You’ve worked with an engineering and design team
  • You are feel comfortable with analysis and statistics 
  • You are great at understanding a users
  • You are great at reading and gathering qualitative data
  • You are good at working and bringing people together towards a common goal

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. If you’re keen to apply and need reasonable adjustments or would like to note which pronouns you use at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.  

Remote Status

100% Remote | Work From Home

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