Frontend Developer – (Digital Design)

icon location Sydney, Australia
icon company Canva

Unverified relocation package Source: canva.com

About Canva

Canva is changing the way the world designs. Our simple, online design platform allows anybody to create incredible, professional designs – putting the power of visual communication at their fingertips. Driven 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. We are just getting started.

Position

We are looking for a front-end developer who can work with designers and backenders and build creative and usable experiences. An understanding that spans across digital design and web technologies is key to this. Importantly this role requires a front-end developer who has a great level of competence around HTML/CSS/Javascript and understanding of PHP and WordPress. If you love taking crisp and creative designs and creating super tight code and beautiful interactions then we’re the place for you.

You will help bring digital projects to life, working closely with designers and backenders within the team. Your role will be to implement all these new features and pages as well as optimising and maintaining the existing ones. Canva strive for good design and we value a lot the attention to detail. From the nicest hover effect or the slightest shadow to the smoothest animations.

  • Develop new user-facing features, creative solutions for Canva’s marketing campaigns, landing pages, new product teasers, and a wide range of other digital projects
  • Identify and communicate best practices for front end engineering within the team
  • Interact with our back end systems
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Improve existing code base, architecture and workflow
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure that the Canva experience spans a wide range of devices, from desktop to mobile
  • Makes suggestions and participates in moving the company forward as being an expert in what they do
  • Communicate with other team members to determine the best solutions to difficult problems

Your qualification

You are someone that loves coding beautiful WEB pages and anything digital. With a high attention to details, UI and interactions, you like to write your own Bézier Curves to time your animations perfectly. Implementing modern and beautiful design and focusing on user experiences and business goals. You have a strong focus and performances, best practices, SEO and responsive implementation.

  • Expert knowledge of web technologies (HTML5/CSS3/JS)
  • Don’t be too biased by any specific framework
  • Good understanding of different ECMA versions and their differences
  • Have an outstanding understanding of Critical Rendering Path
  • Experience building and managing WordPress themes and the WordPress environment
  • Understands at least the basics of NodeJS and its concept
  • Be able to write good object oriented JS
  • Have a decent notion of PHP to integrate FE elements with it
  • Intimate knowledge of cross-browser and cross-device development
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components, including appropriate testing
  • Front end tooling (Webpack, SASS & Gulp)
  • Build and management tools (GIT)
  • Ability to collaborate with designers to rapidly prototype ideas
  • Minimum 3-5+ years of experience in front-end development
  • Clearly convey thoughts and ideas; both verbally and written
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or a related field

Will be a plus

Understanding of React / Typescript

What we offer

  • Equity options in one of the fastest growing startups in the world
  • Fitness membership
  • Inhouse chef
  • Company trips
  • Relocation allowance for overseas candidates
  • All visa application processes covered

Frontend Developer – (Digital Design)

icon location Sydney, Australia
icon company Canva

Unverified relocation package Source: canva.com

About Canva

Canva is changing the way the world designs. Our simple, online design platform allows anybody to create incredible, professional designs – putting the power of visual communication at their fingertips. Driven 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. We are just getting started.

Position

We are looking for a front-end developer who can work with designers and backenders and build creative and usable experiences. An understanding that spans across digital design and web technologies is key to this. Importantly this role requires a front-end developer who has a great level of competence around HTML/CSS/Javascript and understanding of PHP and WordPress. If you love taking crisp and creative designs and creating super tight code and beautiful interactions then we’re the place for you.

You will help bring digital projects to life, working closely with designers and backenders within the team. Your role will be to implement all these new features and pages as well as optimising and maintaining the existing ones. Canva strive for good design and we value a lot the attention to detail. From the nicest hover effect or the slightest shadow to the smoothest animations.

  • Develop new user-facing features, creative solutions for Canva’s marketing campaigns, landing pages, new product teasers, and a wide range of other digital projects
  • Identify and communicate best practices for front end engineering within the team
  • Interact with our back end systems
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Improve existing code base, architecture and workflow
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure that the Canva experience spans a wide range of devices, from desktop to mobile
  • Makes suggestions and participates in moving the company forward as being an expert in what they do
  • Communicate with other team members to determine the best solutions to difficult problems

Your qualification

You are someone that loves coding beautiful WEB pages and anything digital. With a high attention to details, UI and interactions, you like to write your own Bézier Curves to time your animations perfectly. Implementing modern and beautiful design and focusing on user experiences and business goals. You have a strong focus and performances, best practices, SEO and responsive implementation.

  • Expert knowledge of web technologies (HTML5/CSS3/JS)
  • Don’t be too biased by any specific framework
  • Good understanding of different ECMA versions and their differences
  • Have an outstanding understanding of Critical Rendering Path
  • Experience building and managing WordPress themes and the WordPress environment
  • Understands at least the basics of NodeJS and its concept
  • Be able to write good object oriented JS
  • Have a decent notion of PHP to integrate FE elements with it
  • Intimate knowledge of cross-browser and cross-device development
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components, including appropriate testing
  • Front end tooling (Webpack, SASS & Gulp)
  • Build and management tools (GIT)
  • Ability to collaborate with designers to rapidly prototype ideas
  • Minimum 3-5+ years of experience in front-end development
  • Clearly convey thoughts and ideas; both verbally and written
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or a related field

Will be a plus

Understanding of React / Typescript

What we offer

  • Equity options in one of the fastest growing startups in the world
  • Fitness membership
  • Inhouse chef
  • Company trips
  • Relocation allowance for overseas candidates
  • All visa application processes covered

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