Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    July 6, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    July 27, 2024

Job Description

Appwrite is looking for a Developer Advocate with a focus on DX / Docs Engineering. This role is designed for individuals who are passionate about improving the developer experience through comprehensive documentation, direct community engagement, and advocacy of developer needs. You will act as a bridge between Appwrite’s technical teams (engineering, design, devrel) and our global developer community, ensuring that our documentation and developer resources accurately reflect our product’s capabilities and developer needs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and enhance Appwrite’s technical documentation, including API specifications, SDKs, and website content. Develop clear, comprehensive guides and tutorials that align with our product updates and feature releases.
  • Track product development closely to ensure consistency in terminology, tone, and technical accuracy across all platforms, including UX writings, blogs, and documentation.
  • Actively engage with the developer community through platforms such as GitHub, Discord, Reddit, and X. Advocate for developer needs and gather feedback to refine and improve Appwrite’s DX continuously.
  • Communicate design decisions and product changes to developers, explaining the rationale behind these decisions and collecting feedback to guide future developments.
  • Identify and address friction points within the product experience; propose and lead initiatives to enhance functionality and usability based on community feedback.

Requirements

  • Solid background in software development with proficiency in multiple programming languages and development tools.
  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts clearly and engagingly across various formats and platforms.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining high-quality technical documentation and developer guides.
  • Demonstrate leadership by advocating best practices in DX externally on social media and internally within Appwrite.
  • Effective team player with experience working in dynamic, fast-paced, cross-functional teams. Remote collaboration experience is a plus.
  • Professional experience in Developer Advocacy, Docs, DX, or any similar roles

Nice to have

  • Contributions to open-source projects
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms and services

Benefits

🏠 100% Remote

Our entire company is distributed, so we take remote work seriously. If you’d rather not work from home, we will cover the cost of a coworking or office space.

📈 Stock Options

Get generous stock options for a company that is growing blazing fast and is backed by top VCs 

🕰 Flexible Hours & Days

We’re a remote team working in different time zones, from UTC+06:00 to UTC-06:00. Choose the hours and days that work best for you!

🏥 Healthcare

Employees receive generous medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Full-time contractors will have the cost of healthcare factored into their salary. Our recruiting team can help confirm which applies to you.

❤️ Github Sponsorship of Your Choice

We would love to give an annual sponsorship to any GitHub project of your choice!

🎓 Learning

Appwrite provides $3,000 USD for employees to attend conferences, take classes, or otherwise further their education.

✈️ Gatherings

We typically meet up couple times a year in person for work and fun! What will be our next location? NYC, London, LA, or Barcelona? Help us decide!

🖥 Top Notch Equipment

Appwrite will let you choose a new laptop of your choice (up to $3,000 USD) and will reimburse up to $500 USD for office expenses.

🧦 Unlimited SWAGS

At Appwrite, we really love Swags. Each new team member gets unlimited credits to grab any official Appwrite Swag that they wish.

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Developer Advocate? Then we’d love to hear about you!