Developer Advocate

Remote; Within an hour of a major airline hub airport or DC/Boston/NYC

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Department

Marketing

Location

Remote; Within an hour of a major airline hub airport or DC/Boston/NYC

Position type

Full Time

Work Type

Full Remote

Position Description

We are looking for a Developer Advocate who will embrace and spread our accessibility mission in the developer, design and test community.  Your goal will be to cultivate trust from developers and ultimately make it easy for developers to use Deque’s open source axe-core library and our industry leading automated testing tools.

 

This role will report into the product marketing team but is highly cross-functional and matrixed. You will work closely with product subject matter experts, engineers, our CTO, solution engineering and the marketing events team.

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Primary Responsibilities

  • Writing technical blog posts and articles, facilitating documentation needs.
  • Study cutting-edge inclusive design and front-end engineering techniques, and apply them to articles/demos.
  • Produce webinars, screencasts and videos.
  • Monitor relevant social channels and slack communities.
  • Submit papers and talks and get speaking sessions at developer conferences.
  • Bring market and product insights/feedback to the product success task force.
  • Share actionable insights on messaging with the marketing team.
  • Host axe hackathons and other events to improve the community around our products and increase adoption of freemium developer products.
  • Host and participate in various accessibility meet ups such as a11YCamp

Requirements

  • Experience speaking at multiple developer-focused events or as a developer advocate
  • Front-end development experience along with test writing skills
  • Bonus: Accessibility experience and knowledge
  • Bonus: familiarity with axe-core and Deque axe DevTools
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About Deque

Deque (pronounced dee-cue) is a web accessibility software and services company, and our mission is Digital Equality. We believe everyone, regardless of their ability, should have equal access to the information, services, applications, and everything else on the web.

We work with enterprise-level businesses and organizations to ensure that their sites and mobile apps are accessible. With 875,000+ extensions installed and 8,000+ audit projects completed, Deque is the industry standard. Join our growing family as we work to make the web a better place for everyone.

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Career Fulfillment

People come to work for Deque because of what we do: enable businesses and organizations to make their sites and apps accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. The personal fulfillment employees feel here is unparalleled. In addition to the altruistic nature of our jobs, the organizational structure is extremely flat and welcoming. Women-owned and operated, Deque CEO Preety Kumar is internationally revered for her down-to-earth personality and work ethic.

Deque’s core values are central to our culture of customer satisfaction. Do you share them?

Innovation with results that matter
Deliver what you promise
Can-do attitude
Open, direct & respectful communications
We care deeply
We practice humility

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in joining our exciting company! Submit your application anytime.

If you’re looking to stand out, include a cover letter explaining your interest in joining Deque and how you align with our Core Values. We also recommend including any key attributes that differentiate you as a candidate.

Deque is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities. Reference and background checks will be required.

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Let’s broaden your customer base and make practicing accessibility easy at the same time.”

Preety Kumar CEO, Deque Systems