Developer Evangelist

At Forestry we’re helping people build a better web. Our Developer Evangelist’s mission is to spread the word among developers about how Forestry and modern JAMstack development can help us achieve this.

This is a remote role, but preference may be given to candidates located in major North American cities in order to simplify travel.

We invite interested candidates to contact careers@forestry.io.

Responsibilities

  • Teach people about Forestry.io and modern web development by:
    • Speaking at events
    • Writing blog posts/tutorials for the Forestry blog
    • Writing blog posts/tutorials for 3rd party publications
    • Speaking on podcasts/videos
    • Creating educational code projects (open source or other) to show what you can do with the JAMstack
  • Stay up-to-date with modern web development practices and the needs of developers
    • Interact with developers in the Forestry.io community and other online communities
  • Work with the product team to help guide the design of new features
  • Create technical docs or assist with the writing of technical docs

We believe a successful candidate will have:

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Willingness to travel and speak publicly (see intro paragraph if you’re not yet comfortable speaking publicly)
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the web and web development
  • Experience in Web development, including:
    • Legacy CMSs (sorry) such as WordPress, Drupal, etc
    • Frontend and/or backend development
    • JAMstack:
    • Static site generators such as Gatsby, Hugo, etc.
    • Git, Continuous Integration, build processes, etc.
    • Headless CMSs, both Git-backed and API-based

About Forestry.io

Helping people build a better web.

Forestry.io is creating a Git-backed content management system (CMS) focused on the JAMstack. We’re passionate about the web and value quality engineering and design. Our HQ is located in Canada, and we have a remote-friendly culture with over 50% of our team working from around the world. We’re looking for people who want to join us in building a truly world-class company and CMS.

Each job posting has a list of things that we think will help the candidate be successful. You don’t need to be a “rockstar” at everything on day 1. In fact, humility, initiative & positive attitude are more important and we’re willing to help you acquire skills that you may be lacking. Keep that in mind when considering whether to apply.

We invite interested candidates to contact careers@forestry.io.