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The Little QA Team That Could

As of today, MailChimp’s QA team consists of one team leader, one engineer, and four analysts. That may not seem big, but it’s huge compared to where we were last year. Back then, we had just one QA tester—me!—working out the kinks of each of our monthly releases. I’ve learned a lot over the past …

Email Designer Changes, Template Updates, and More in v9.0

In MailChimp’s v9.0 release, we’ve made some changes to the way you create campaigns. These changes should make the process faster and more efficient. Drag and drop designer for everyone In November 2012 we launched a new way to build campaigns in MailChimp. This drag and drop designer, codenamed Neapolitan, let people build great-looking, mobile-friendly …

DoSomething’s Charity Teamwork

DoSomething.org is a nonprofit membership organization for people under 25, intent on making those people care. "Why?" their about page asks. "Because apathy sucks." With 2.5 million members, all in the 13-25 year age range, DoSomething.org has the numbers to back up its values of believing, trusting, celebrating, respecting, and valuing young people. It’s these …

Atlanta Film Festival’s Comment-Heavy Teamwork

The Atlanta Film Festival has been bringing world-renowned movies, filmmakers, artists, and industry professionals to MailChimp’s hometown for four decades. The membership-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit fosters community and film culture with year-round events, classes, internships, and an active email presence. Suffice it to say, this is not a one-person operation. They’ve got an executive director, artistic …

Behind the Scenes of Walker Art Center’s Email Collaboration

Every two weeks, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis sends an email to more than 50,000 people who care about "the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences," as the institution’s mission states. Established in 1927 as the first public art gallery in the Upper Midwest, the Walker now employs around 160 …