Director of Developer Relations

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 5, 2022

In this role, you will be working closely with our CTO and our Community team. We’re looking for a Director of Developer Relations to help us build the preferred NFT marketplace for developers. You will play a critical role in developing and executing our strategy for helping developers across all aspects of their experience with OpenSea, including the creation of best-in-class developer documentation and resources, sourcing new relationships, supporting existing developers, advocating internally for developer needs, and helping the general developer community thrive on the platform. As the leader of developer relations, you will have the opportunity to launch this critical new function within OpenSea. If you’re excited to work at a company that is building and shaping the future of marketplaces to empower creators and collectors, welcome to OpenSea.


- Contribute to overall developer strategy and lead the creation and execution of our plan to provide best-in-class tools, documentation, and technical education for developers and indie partners

- Engage the crypto community through meetups, conferences, roadshows, virtual events, and other channels of education

- Serve as a key resource for our top developers and partners, acting as a subject matter expert in order to ensure continual adoption

- Work cross-functionally with partner success, marketing, product, and engineering peers

- Collaborate with product to develop tools and product features to build more robust solutions for developers and address key needs for the community

- Scale the function as the company grows, attracting and developing a high-caliber team

Job Requirements

- Build strong relationships and have experience doing so with both technical and non-technical audiences

- Leverage creative thinking and process to efficiently empower/support external partners in their experience using OpenSea

- Have experience growing a developer relations function, including hiring and developing great talent

- Utilize data to provide actionable insights and ensure we’re driving toward the best possible outcome

- Have outstanding interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence (EQ), and ability to persuade / drive alignment among differing perspectives

- Thrive in collaborative cultures and working cross-functionally with product, legal, finance, and marketing to launch successful partnerships

- A plus, if you have experience and/or is passionate in e-commerce and/or the blockchain

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