Developer Evangelist

Genies

Venice, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/03/2021
  • Website: genies.com
  • Company Address: , Venice, CA, 90291

About Genies

Genies builds avatars for people and communities.

Job Description

Founded by Akash Nigam, Evan Rosenbaum and Jake Adams, Genies is the world’s largest avatar technology company and driving force in the creation of digital identities that can be used across platforms. The company is setting the foundation for swift, widespread adaptation of avatars in society and culture through its internationally renowned Avatar Agency and SDK partnerships. With investors such as NEA, Breyer Capital, CAA, and Tull Investment Group, Genies is creating a network of platforms and marketplaces where virtual identities lead the way in digital communication, connection, commercialization, and monetization. To date, the technology has been used by the likes of Gucci, FritoLay, GIPHY, Offset, Justin Bieber and many more.

Genies is looking for a Developer Evangelist. The ideal candidate will have 5 years of experience working in a developer relations/technology evangelist role and will be leading the adoption of the Genies API/SDK by developers. 

Responsibilities

  • Understand the functionality and limitations of the Genies Avatar API/SDK and translate that to figuring out solutions for potential developers to integrate Genies while working around limitations
  • Understand the ins and outs of the API/SDK and know how to work around them to do optimal integrations
  • Triage external developer inquiries - provide a personalized response to high-profile developers, look for bugs to escalate, and engage with the developer community. And know when to escalate issues to the Genies development team 
  • Present a good external face for Genies and the Avatar API/SDK
  • Produce engaging content for social media promoting the Genies Avatar API/SDK and after COVID potentially attend conferences/hackathons to engage with developers
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent technical work experience
  • Hands-on experience writing code in a modern server-side programming language, PHP, Python, Ruby, C#, or NodeJS (JavaScript)
  • 2 years of experience developing and delivering presentations, demos, technical blog posts, and technical content for developers (Submit written or video examples along with your resume)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate complex technical concepts into simple and intuitive communications
  • Experience with well-established open-source technologies
  • Willingness to travel  to meet-ups, conferences, and industry-related events (after the pandemic)

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