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Developer Advocate
Posted on 10/15/2022
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a similar technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience working directly with third-party developers and products in a similar customer-facing role (e.g. developer advocate, developer evangelist, partner engineer, customer success engineer)
  • Experience presenting during in-person or virtual events (e.g. conferences, meetups, webinars, or streaming)
  • Experience authoring technical materials
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience developing with web-based technologies
  • Contribute to the awareness and adoption of third-party developer products through scalable content
  • Gather feedback and provide perspective on behalf of the developer community to influence product direction, prioritize developer needs, and explore trends
  • Provide technical expertise and project guidance to internal and external partners using Twitch's developer products such as the Twitch API, Extensions, and Drops
  • Work cross functionally with Twitch business development managers, product managers, and engineers to help external developers and business partners deliver impactful integrations for broadcasters and viewers
  • Create technical materials, such as code samples and tutorials, for common use cases that will empower business partners and the broader developer community
  • Engage with the community through public communication channels such as the Twitch developer forums and Discord
  • Participate in speaking and presentation opportunities through Twitch broadcasting, industry events, meetups, and TwitchCon programs
Desired Qualifications
  • A background in writing code in Twitch's primary programming languages (Go, JavaScript)
  • Experience integrating Twitch or other RESTful APIs into web applications
  • Experience in systems design, with a background in building and deploying applications in AWS
  • Experience in the video game industry
  • Open source project leadership or contributions

1,001-5,000 employees

Social video platform for gamers
Company Overview
Twitch is on a mission to build the future of live entertainment. The company operates an interactive livestreaming service for content spanning gaming, entertainment, sports, music, and more.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
Company Core Values
  • Creators first
  • Experiment to decide
  • Commitment, not compliance
  • Empower communities