Behind The Scenes of Canva for Work

If you know me, you know Canva is on of my loves.

I’m a sucker for good design and when it comes to creating gorgeous images for your brand, not tool is a better fit than Canva.

So you can imagine my delight when just 72 hours ago I got an email from Canva’s community outreach specialist letting me know I would have access to Canva for Work before it was released into the world so I could give them some feedback.

Th Canva Team

Here’s a quick shot of the awesome Canva team.

 

One very long happy dance later… I got to play with Canva for Work’s insanely effective new features and let me tell ya, I’m in love.

So I shot this quick video to take you behind the scenes of Canva for Work before it’s released.

If you love it just as much as I do, go ahead and sign up because they are a mere couple of days away from releasing it into the world.

Diggin’ Into The Key Features

So what is Canva For Work anyway? Get it straight from Canva’s CEO & Co-Founder, Melanie Perkins.

Canva CEO Melanie Perkins

 

“Canva is extremely popular with individuals who create things like social media graphics, presentations, and business cards. It has saved them time, money, and allowed them to create graphics that look professional without needing to learn the expensive desktop design tools.
Over the past two years, we’ve found that brands often struggle to an even greater extent with the same issues. Canva for Work takes Canva to the next level, by empowering companies to share design templates, fonts and digital assets, and to collaborate on the design process.
…Canva for Work enables them to centralize all their assets, collaborate more easily, and oversee a brand’s image by providing remixable templates, images and design assets that other teams can use to create on-brand graphics.”

-Melanie 

 

Watch The Behind The Scenes

 

 

Canva for Work’s Key Features Include:

 

Centralize brand colors, logos and fonts. This feature is simply the bomb. Being able to save your brand colors, logos and fonts ensures that all your designs stay within your brand guidelines across the board. Plus, whenever you create a new design your brand colors and fonts are displayed as the default.

C4W Brand Kit

Ever been stuck trying to find your brand’s logo, font or colors? Not any more! Introducing another new feature you’ll find in Canva for Work: Brand Kits.

Posted by Canva on Thursday, July 30, 2015

 

Save branded templates. Create templates for everything from social media graphics to presentations to empower your team and make sure that you stay on-brand.

I know this one is big for me because I do struggle with making sure my branding stays consistent when I have 20 ideas popping in my head every time I sit down to design.
C4W Brand Templates

 

 

Not long now! Here’s a final sneak peak of one of our most requested Canva for Work features: Brand Templates!Which of…

Posted by Canva on Tuesday, August 4, 2015

 

 

 

 Magically resize designs. Here’s the feature we’ve all been waiting for. Quickly resize a design into all the formats you need. Create a design once, and optimize it for different social media channels, or campaign collateral.

 

Check out Canva For Work’s first feature, called Magic Resize. What do you think?

Posted by Canva on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

 

 

Here’s how I’ve been using this feature to resize my own designs.

Instagram Zilch To Social

Zilch To Social Header

 

Organize images and assets into folders. Centralize images and assets for you and your team.

No more having to upload the logo or dig through your uploaded elements every time you create a new design. A huge plus for teams is that your colleagues will never get stuck searching for the right logo again.

 

Instagram Post - Instagram Zilch To Social – Canva

Invite your team to collaborate. Canva for Work is perfect for teams of all sizes, whether it’s one person, or a team of hundreds. It provides an internal commenting and collaboration system to improve workflow.

C4W Team Members

 

So What Do You Think?

I’d love to hear your thoughts on Canva for Work. Would you use it? Is it something that would be beneficial to ya? Definitely let me know in the comments below and feel free to ask any questions.

Don’t forget to head over to Canva for Work  and sign up so you know exactly when they launch these ah-mazing features.

Much love,

Kim

 

 

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