Getting Hired for Design at MailChimp

If you had to describe MailChimp in visuals, you might use a paint drip billboard, a Freddie made of moss or basmati rice, and about a hundred different T-shirt designs. Then again, maybe you’d use a skateboard deck, a temporary tattoo of Grace Hopper, or a neon sign about coffee inspired by Dave Grohl.

Also part of design: our product, an automation platform designed to be fun, good-looking, and above all, easy to use.

What does it take to make a MailChimp designer? We asked the people who do the hiring.

How to Use Promo Codes to Boost Your Bottom Line

Everyone loves saving money. In fact, research has shown that the modern consumer tends to shop around to find retailers that offer the best discounts—or simply waits until their preferred brands or desired items are on sale before making a purchase. By integrating promo codes into your marketing emails and automations, you can incentivize customers to …

Introducing Campaign Creation in MailChimp’s Mobile App

When Ivan Rivera expanded his e-commerce business to include a brick-and-mortar location, he found himself spending more and more of his limited time helping customers in the store. His morning subway ride had become the only spare moment in his day he could spend on marketing emails. Like many small-business owners, Ivan needs a marketing …

Engineering Toward Allyship

A couple years ago, I ran my first attempt at an LGBTQIA educational program at MailChimp. I’m passionate about LGBTQIA issues and my manager at the time recommended that, despite being just a junior engineer, I bring that passion to educating my colleagues to work. As a recent alum of Georgia Tech, I got their …