Senior Frontend Engineer - Social Media Experience Team - Remote across ANZ

Canva

Canva

Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Job Description

Company Description

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

This role is focused on:

  • Ship improvements to the template-first experience
  • Make editing short-form video content easy and joyful
  • Ship improvements to the discovery and use of photo and video content
  • Rallying other engineers toward these goals

You're probably a match if

  • Strong skills in responsive (cross-browser and cross-device) web development (HTML/CSS/JS)
  • Strong skills in developing rich applications with HTML/CSS/JS
  • Deep understanding of key browser concepts like the event loop, bubbling/capturing and rendering pipeline.
  • Ability to write performant, reusable code for UI components, including appropriate testing


About the team

The Social Media Experience team is dedicated to enhancing the Social Media user experience. We continuously enhance the end-to-end flow of creating Social Media content, focusing on user-friendly mobile flows and adding a Canva sparkle to users’ photo and video content.

Video at Canva is embarking on an exciting journey that will shape the future of video editing and social media content creation for millions of users globally. In the next few months, we will deliver a customer-centric, intuitive and powerful video editing platform that seamlessly integrates with the Canva ecosystem to unlock the full potential of the Visual Suite. This enhanced editing experience will make it far easier for social media users to bring their ideas to life, and create engaging and professional content that stands out.

Working at the forefront of innovation, this team works with industry leading technology, including Generative AI, WebGL, WebGPU, Web Assembly, etc. We are making substantial investments in building a robust tech stack that not only meets but exceeds industry standards with an improved architecture, ensuring performance, fidelity and user-centric design.