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Life at Doist

At Doist, we are designers, engineers, and communicators united by a common goal, not a common location.

We understand the tools our customers need to succeed in today’s workplace, because we need them, too.

We build them, share them, and use them to power new ideas, new improvements, and new ways of working.

Joining Doist means that you will accomplish amazing things, and join a team that you can truly take pride in.

You’ll love it here

At Doist you’ll enjoy a competitive salary, new gadgets, a coworking space wherever you are, a sports plan, education reimbursement and much more. The best perk, though? Amazing team members.

Flexible hours

Night owl? No worries. Since most of us work remotely from around the globe, we’re free to make our own schedules and connect with the rest of the team throughout the day (or night!).

Paid vacations

When you work in a fast-paced environment, R&R is important. At Doist, our team gets 25 days of paid vacation (in addition to national holidays) per year.

Self improvement

We support you in improving your mind and body with up to $3,000 a year for healthy activities, snacks, education, music, and conference attendance.

Work from anywhere

Doist is a chiefly internet-based company– as long as you have a good internet connection, you’re free to work from wherever you please. In fact, our team is spread across 21 different countries!

Doist

Open Positions

Part-time Marketing Representative: China

Since day one, Doist has focused on providing an amazing productivity experience for millions people around the world, in the many languages they speak. Todoist, our popular to-do list app ranked by Forbes as the #1 in the world, has always been on the forefront of internationalization– it is translated into almost 20 different languages, and is promoted globally by a diverse team of international marketing representatives and country managers.

Doist is a remote-first company and we believe that our way of working– independent of borders and time zones– is the future. We create tools that empower people and teams to do more and stress less and, as an international marketing representative, you will play a key role in helping us inspire the workplace of the future.

Your role:

We are looking for a native Chinese-speaker (traditional & simplified) who is a marketing, public relations and translation professional. Your role will be to help massively scale Todoist’s presence in the Chinese market. Every day, Todoist grows in China and we already have several projects in the pipeline that you take over once you join our team.

In this part-time role (approximately 30 hours per month), you will work on exciting marketing and press campaigns and will help ensure that our global marketing and PR efforts are properly executed in the Chinese markets.

Requirements

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Previous translation experience is necessary (English >< Simplified & Traditional Chinese)
  • Experience executing successful marketing and/or PR campaigns in the Chinese-speaking market
  • Experience creating and managing content for Chinese social media channels like Weibo
  • Perfect English skills and very high attention to detail
  • Excited to take on a challenge­– you may not always know the right answer, but you’re willing to be proactive in asking questions, finding creative solutions, speaking up when something doesn’t seem right, and continuing to learn.
  • The ability to work autonomously and stay self-motivated

It’s a big plus if you already have contacts in Chinese-speaking media outlets (both online and traditional) as we frequently reach out to journalists with new information about our products. Additionally, previous experience in tech is preferred but not required.

Benefits

We are a diverse, remote-first team that is committed to building a sustainable company that will continue to grow for decades to come. Our mission is to inspire the workplace of the future by creating simple yet powerful productivity tools that promote a calmer, more balanced, more fulfilling way of working and living.

Some benefits include:

  • Flexible schedule and location
  • Part of a dynamic international team that spans 20 countries
  • Free Todoist premium vouchers

This is a remote position, so you will be free to work from wherever you please on whatever schedule works best for you. You can read more about our philosophy of work work on our team blog, in this Forbes article, and in this Fast Company article.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Data Analyst

At Doist, our best resource, hands-down, is our team. For the last five years, we’ve focused on fostering a close-knit culture of scrappiness, independence, responsibility and ownership. We believe that a strong company culture that values both excelling in our craft and maintaining a healthy balance comes before anything else.

We’re a fully remote company and we believe that our way of working– independent of borders and time zones– is the future. We’ve been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to revolutionize the way people and teams achieve their goals, and if you’re as excited about this as we are, we look forward to hearing from you.

As a Data Analyst you will play a leading role in converting data into concrete action plans that will help improve Doist’s various apps and, as a result, the productivity of millions of people and teams around the world.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Help influence the direction of our product and business decisions by analyzing data, reporting on trends and suggesting courses of action
  • Drive innovation within the company by partnering with product, marketing and engineering teams to design experiments, and identify key metrics and goals for existing features and new releases
  • Build automated dashboards and reports to drive awareness and understanding of key metrics and experiment results
  • Research, analyze, and document operational or production issues to determine causes and impact to business.
  • Work closely with the back-end team to add new metrics, implement A/B tests, author and develop data sets to empower operational and exploratory analyses

Requirements

We’re looking for someone with a strong mix of the following qualifications and experience:

  • A comprehensive understanding of SaaS and retention-related growth metrics
  • Experience analyzing data related to churn, LTV, MAU and DAU
  • Experience at running A/B tests and drawing tangible conclusions from the results
  • Proficiency with Python, Go or other programming language
  • Comfortable with SQL and basic HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Knowledge of different database structures and ways to extract data from them
  • The ability to create data visualizations and present them clearly to the rest of the team
  • Experience making successful decisions based off of data in various different scenarios
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • The ability to clearly express your ideas to a multicultural team

Benefits

We’re bootstrapped, profitable, and committed to building a sustainable company that will continue to grow for decades to come. That means we value work-life balance and invest in our employees’ long-term growth. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous paid vacation + national holidays
  • Education stipends
  • Flexible schedule and location
  • And much more

This is a remote position, so you will be free to work from wherever you please on whatever schedule works best for you. You’ll also have the option to work from our office in Porto, Portugal or rent a co-working space in the city where you live.

You can read more about how we work on our team blog, in this Forbes article, and in this Fast Company article.

Product Marketer

At Doist, our best resource, hands-down, is our team. For the last five years, we’ve focused on fostering a close-knit culture of scrappiness, independence, responsibility and ownership. We believe that a strong company culture that values both excelling in our craft and maintaining a healthy balance comes before anything else.

We’re a fully remote company and we believe that our way of working– independent of borders and time zones– is the future. We’ve been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to revolutionize the way people and teams achieve their goals, and if you’re as excited about this as we are, we look forward to hearing from you.

Your Role

  • As a product marketer at Doist, you'll be responsible for creating educational content to help our users at every stage of engagement. Your words will represent our brand voice and company values to millions of people around the world.
  • You’ll work closely with members across all of Doist’s teams – marketing, support, design, and engineering – to identify users’ needs and develop a comprehensive product content strategy around those needs.
  • You’ll write and manage a wide variety of content including new feature announcements, user guides, support articles, user stories, how-to blog posts, and anything else you think up that can help our users reach their goals.

Requirements

About You

  • You’re passionate about the craft of writing. You care deeply about writing with clarity and precision for human beings. You know that editing is 90% of the writing process.
  • Before writing any piece of content, you love getting into the mind of your audience. Are they feeling frustrated? Excited? Motivated? Confused? What information do they need? How can you make their lives easier? You’re able to adapt content, voice, and style to each unique situation.
  • You’re tech-savvy and love figuring out how to use each and every little feature of an app. You enjoy geeking out about the details. A bonus if you’ve worked in a tech setting in the past.
  • You’re willing to ask questions, adapt to feedback, engage in respectful debate, speak up when something doesn’t seem right, and defend your point of view. You bring an open mind to your work.
  • You’re excited to take on a challenge­. You may not always know the right answer, but you’re willing to be proactive in finding solutions, coming up with new ideas, and continuing to learn.

Benefits

We’re bootstrapped, profitable, and committed to building a sustainable company that will continue to grow for decades to come. That means we value work-life balance and invest in our employees’ long-term growth. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous paid vacation + national holidays
  • Education stipends
  • Flexible schedule and location
  • And much more

This is a remote position, so you will be free to work from wherever you please on whatever schedule works best for you. You’ll also have the option to work from our office in Porto, Portugal or rent a co-working space in the city where you live.

You can read more about how we work on our team blog, in this Forbes article, and in this Fast Company article.

[Please include a writing sample with your application]

Support Specialist (Bilingual Japanese/English)

At Doist, our best resource, hands-down, is our team. For the last five years, we’ve focused on fostering an amazing culture of scrappiness, independence, responsibility and ownership. We believe that a strong, vibrant and cohesive company culture comes before anything else.

Our diverse international team continues to grow and, now, we are seeking to hire a Bilingual Support Specialist who has a passion, the right skills, and a solid experience to deliver excellent customer service and delight our customers with care.

Your duties will include:

  • Delivering outstanding multi-channel (Zendesk, social media, blog, app stores, etc.) customer support in English and Japanese
  • Reproducing product issues, reporting them to the the appropriate engineering teams and monitoring their status
  • Sharing user feedback with internal teams to identify customer needs and translate user insights into a better product experience

Requirements

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Native-level fluency, both written and spoken, in English and Japanese (additional language skills is a plus)
  • Good understanding of at least 2 of the following operating systems: macOS, Windows, Android, iOS
  • Excellent writing skills with an articulate, conversational style
  • Extremely proactive, organized and responsible, with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated passion for customer care
  • Enthusiasm about working in an international, multi-cultural environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and weekend shifts when required
  • Ideal applicants are existing Todoist users who use the product regularly

Benefits

We’re bootstrapped, profitable, and committed to building a sustainable company that will continue to grow for decades to come. That means we value work-life balance and invest in our employees’ long-term growth. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous paid vacation + national holidays
  • Education stipends
  • Flexible schedule and location
  • And much more

This is a remote position, so you will be free to work from wherever you please on whatever schedule works best for you. You’ll also have the option to work from our office in Porto, Portugal or rent a co-working space in the city where you live.

You can read more about how we work on our team blog, in this Forbes article, and in this Fast Company article.

Windows UWP Developer

At Doist, we’re always striving to build not only amazing products but also amazing teams: Teams that strive to make our products valued by our customers, and teams that innovate and change how productivity tools are made. Our flagship product is Todoist, a to do app with over 10 million users worldwide.

We are looking for a Windows Developer to play a part in growing our apps on Microsoft platforms, including Windows 10 and Outlook.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a blend of modern C# and XAML experience, strong interpersonal skills, and a proven background in defining and driving complex initiatives.

What you will be doing

In this role, the candidate will need to enhance our new UWP Todoist app both in terms of new capabilities and UI features. You will work one-on-one with the team lead of windows development and communicate frequently with our design team. This is a dynamic position that requires someone who is self sufficient and will play an active role not only in implementing but also in defining and designing key features of the final product.

Requirements

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong knowledge of C# and the ability to leverage its modern features like LINQ
  • A comprehensive understanding of XAML (Note: you don’t need to have experience with the UWP flavor of XAML specifically; WPF will do as well)
  • A track record of success in a similar role with a can-do attitude
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. As Doist is a multicultural company, you’ll need to be a strong English speaker, as you will communicate with people that have very diverse communication styles.

Bonus skills

  • Experience with Office development, especially the new Office 365 APIs
  • A UWP / Windows Phone 8 / Windows 8 app in the Store.

Benefits

We’re bootstrapped, profitable, and committed to building a sustainable company that will continue to grow for decades to come. That means we value work-life balance and invest in our employees’ long-term growth. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous paid vacation + national holidays
  • Education stipends
  • Flexible schedule and location
  • And much more

This is a remote position, so you will be free to work from wherever you please on whatever schedule works best for you. You’ll also have the option to work from our office in Porto, Portugal or rent a co-working space in the city where you live.

You can read more about how we work on our team blog, in this Forbes article, and in this Fast Company article.

API & Integrations Developer

The candidate

Todoist as a platform is constantly evolving. Every day we are working on improving the service, to add something new and useful to it, and to make it more stable, fast and convenient for users. It’s a challenging task, since official Todoist applications are available on 10+ platforms, and the number of integrations from independent developers is 50+ and growing.

We believe that open API and clear documentation, equally convenient both for us and for independent developers is a cornerstone for solving the task. Close collaboration between Todoist development team, partners and independent developers is turning Todoist into a true productivity hub.

For solving that challenging task we are searching for a person with deep understanding of internet technologies and trends, vast experience in design and development of programming interfaces, developed engineering intuition and communication skills.

What you will be doing

  • Design, write and review application code
  • Have the leading role in planning the evolution of Todoist API
  • Take care of API for new features and API updates
  • Take care of deprecation policies (plan, communicate, enforce)
  • Implement the changes in close collaboration with our mobile development teams, partners and independent developers
  • Design and build integrations between Todoist and third-party platforms
  • Help other Todoist teams, third-party partners and independent developers to build services around Todoist API (Includes meeting with partners, responding to questions by email, support in GitHub & writing documentation.)

Requirements

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have

  • 3+ years of experience of professional web development
  • Expert level knowledge of at least one of Python or Go programming language
  • A background in designing and refactoring large-scale systems
  • A solid understanding security theory and practice
  • Strong communication
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Bonus skills

  • Passion to automate. If you are active user of IFTTT, Zapier or Huginn, or write your own APIs and small tools, and prefer curl over Web UI while working with cloud services, please tell us!
  • Experience working in remote teams

Benefits

We’re bootstrapped, profitable, and committed to building a sustainable company that will continue to grow for decades to come. That means we value work-life balance and invest in our employees’ long-term growth. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous paid vacation + national holidays
  • Education stipends
  • Flexible schedule and location
  • And much more

This is a remote position, so you will be free to work from wherever you please on whatever schedule works best for you. You’ll also have the option to work from our office in Porto, Portugal or rent a co-working space in the city where you live.

You can read more about how we work on our team blog, in this Forbes article, and in this Fast Company article.

AI Developer

At Doist, we’re always striving to build not only amazing products but amazing groups of people: teams that strive to make our products valued by customers, and ones that innovate and change how productivity tools are made. Our flagship product is Todoist, a to do app used by more than 10 million people worldwide.

We are currently looking for an AI Developer to work as an advocate of AI solutions within the company, building and maintaining large-scale systems that help people get and stay focused.

The Candidate

The successful candidate must have strong experience in AI development along with business aptitude, strong interpersonal skills, and a proven background in defining and driving complex initiatives across cross-functional teams.

This is a challenging opportunity to influence and impact the quality of an online experience worldwide.

What you will be doing

  • Building AI systems that help people get and stay more productive
  • Deploying and maintaining large-scale AI systems
  • Working as an advocate of AI solutions inside the company and building solutions that others can easily use

Requirements

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience with building and deploying ML/AI solutions as part of work or side projects
  • Strong knowledge of most major machine learning models
  • Strong knowledge of modern machine learning techniques (e.g. deep learning)
  • Knowledge of building and implementing neural nets
  • Expertise in using Python
  • Full-time commitment
  • Strong communication
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Bonus skills

  • Degree in Computer Science, Math, or Statistics
  • Experience with TensorFlow
  • Experience with Git and GitHub
  • Experience working in remote teams

Benefits

We’re bootstrapped, profitable, and committed to building a sustainable company that will continue to grow for decades to come. That means we value work-life balance and invest in our employees’ long-term growth. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous paid vacation + national holidays
  • Education stipends
  • Flexible schedule and location
  • And much more

This is a remote position, so you will be free to work from wherever you please on whatever schedule works best for you. You’ll also have the option to work from our office in Porto, Portugal or rent a co-working space in the city where you live.

You can read more about how we work on our team blog, in this Forbes article, and in this Fast Company article.

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