At Vercel, our mission is to enable developers to create at the moment of inspiration. We are the platform for frontend developers, creating tools millions of developers use every day. By unlocking developer potential through the use of open-source tools such as Next.js, React, Svelte, and Turborepo, we enable developers to go from idea to global application in seconds.
As a globally distributed company, we take pride in our ability to work across time zones and continents, fostering collaboration and innovation. Our offices in San Francisco and New York City serve as hubs for our teams to come together and develop the tools that empower our users.
By joining Vercel, you’ll be part of a team that is deeply committed to open-source technologies and dedicated to shaping the future of web development.
About the Role:
Vercel is seeking a Developer Experience (DX) Engineer to join our growing Docs team. As a DX Engineer, you will play a crucial role in creating and maintaining high-quality documentation that empowers our users to build, deploy, and scale their applications with ease. You’ll be working closely with our engineering, product, and support teams to ensure that our users have the information they need to succeed.
What You Will Do:
- Write, edit, and maintain clear, concise, and accurate technical documentation, including conceptual deep dives, guides, tutorials, and API references
- Develop and maintain the docs site by creating reusable components, while enhancing user experience through informative code examples and engaging diagrams
- Collaborating with product managers, engineers, and stakeholders to ensure content accuracy and relevance
- Managing workload and deadlines effectively in collaboration with managers or lead writers
- Proactively communicating with stakeholders, anticipating obstacles, and addressing bugs or concerns about features
- Embracing new product areas and processes, sharing product knowledge through various channels, and driving the team’s work forward
- Reviewing and editing content and code to ensure quality and adherence to our style guidelines
- Advocating for users, ensuring their needs are considered and addressed in all documentation efforts
- Strong command of the English language
- Excellent communication and research skills, with the ability to build relationships across departments and dive into new features analytically
- Proficient in MDX, Markdown, and Git workflows for efficient, interactive documentation creation
- Strong experience with frontend tools such as Next.js and Vercel, which enables you to better understand and document our products and services
- The ability to prioritize your workload and execute complex projects with high attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills, with experience working effectively within a distributed team
- A willingness to dive into unfamiliar domains, quickly learn new concepts, and write comprehensive content about them
- A user-first mindset, with a particular focus on advocating for developers and addressing their needs through your documentation efforts
- Competitive compensation and stock options
- Inclusive Healthcare Package
- Flexible working style – 100% remote, with teammates located throughout the globe
- Learn and Grow – we provide mentorship and send you to events that help you build your network and skills
- Unlimited PTO – 4 weeks recommended per year. Take time when you need it.
- We will provide you the gear you need to do your role, and a WFH budget for you to outfit your space as needed
Vercel is committed to fostering and empowering an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Vercel encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don’t necessarily check every box on the job description.