I’ve been working at Automattic as a Happiness Engineer on WordPress.com for a little over two years now. The work is varied, and I love it. But the title ‘Happiness Engineer’ doesn’t really explain a lot about what I actually do. I thought it would be good to share what a typical week might look […]
At work we’ve started a blogging group. (Side note – who remembers BlogRings? Ah the good old days…) Seeing as we create website/blogging software for a living, it seems fitting a group of us should be regularly wine-tasting the product and seeing how it goes. I’ve just started a new blog about accidentally discovering I’m […]
One of the challenges of Automattic being a full-distributed workforce is that we spend most of our time interacting purely in chat form – even with our immediate teammates we spend most of our time with. One of the ways we ensure our teams work well is we spend a week each year together in […]
The second half of 2018 brought with it a bunch of changes on the professional front for me. 2018 as a whole was pretty tumultuous (that’s a story for another time) but one of the big changes for me personally was I got a new job.