I spent last week in Whistler, British Columbia for Automattic‘s annual Grand Meetup. If you aren’t familiar with Automattic, (and let’s be honest, the only people reading this are my parents and other a12s, so you should already know) we’re the company that builds and supports things like WordPress.com, Jetpack, WooCommerce and several other products on the web. One thing that makes Automattic unique from most traditional companies, is that our company… Read More
Proud and humbled to be a part of all this. It’s been a year of highs and lows, but one thing is certain: all of us at WordPress.com’s parent company Automattic are proud of what this community has accomplished in the past year. Your work is supported by a company of more than 500 people in over 50 countries, dedicated to democratizing publishing. We hope we’ve helped to bring your ideas, your… Read More
Woo is also a team after Automattic’s own distributed heart: WooCommerce is created and supported by 55 people in 16 countries. Added to Automattic’s 325 people in 37 countries, that’s a combined 370-person company across 42 countries — the sun never sets.* I can’t wait to meet all my new colleagues. via Woo & Automattic | Matt Mullenweg.
I started working full time at Automattic in May 2013. When I see the date written down, it doesn’t seem like a long time. Yet I can’t imagine working anywhere else. I often get questions about what exactly I do. Or what it’s like working for Automattic in general. Some questions are easier to answer than others. But perhaps sharing my own personal experience will shed some light on some of the… Read More
Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Automattic is a distributed company — we all work from wherever we are. Right now, “where we are” is 197 cities around the world: New Orleans, USA. Montevideo, Uruguay. Tokyo, Japan. Vilnius, Lithuania. Once a year, we get together somewhere in the world to meet, work alongside, learn from, and laugh with one another in an exhilarating, exhausting week called the Grand Meetup. This year, 277…
The company I work for, Automattic, is a distributed company. That means our employees live and work all over the world. A few times each year, we meet up to spend time working and having fun together. I’ve just returned from a meetup in Barbados, where we worked on the email subscription feature of WordPress.com and Jetpack.
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