When you’re building a tool like Dropbox Capture (our new visual communication tool that helps teams asynchronously share their work using screen recordings, video messages, screenshots, and more), simplicity is key. On the engineering front, we tried to keep Capture’s ingredients as straightforward as possible, which meant bringing Rust into the picture. For all the details on how we built a custom library, check out our tech blog. #LifeInsideDropbox
We love welcoming new Dropboxers (who we call Droplets) to our ranks—and it’s even more exciting to see all the places across the world where they’re joining from! Take a peek to find out where some of our January droplets call home. #LifeInsideDropbox
At the end of 2021, our teams at Dropbox focused on taking a step back, seeing the big picture, and recentering around the potential the future holds—like at our virtual staff engineering summit. For a peek inside the leadership panel that discussed how this team operates and how they’re optimizing for our future in 2022, check out our newest blog post. #LifeInsideDropbox
What does a staff engineer do at Dropbox? The answers vary greatly, but one thing is for sure: they drive innovation like nobody’s business. Our CEO Drew Houston and President Timothy Young joined our staff engineering team at their recent virtual summit to explore what the future holds for them; you can read all about it on our blog. #LifeInsideDropbox #engineering
Building meaningful camaraderie through physical activity has always been a part of Puppet’s life, and in a retrospective after #VeteransAppreciationMonth, she shared her experiences doing so within both the military and Dropbox in a post on her LinkedIn. You can check it out here. #LifeInsideDropbox
We’re proud to be named one of the 100 Best Remote-First Companies to Work for in 2022 by BuiltIn! Thanks to all our employees who make Dropbox a great place to work every day, no matter where we work. #LifeInsideDropbox #VirtualFirst #2022BuiltInBest
While at AfroTech, we brought together a small group of Black-identifying tech industry leaders to have intimate conversations on topics such as the future of Austin as a tech hub, challenges to success, and how we can create more opportunities in tech overall for Black-identifying professionals to rise. Get the scoop on the night’s happenings in a new blog post.
Have you ever heard of Meals Ready-To-Eat, or MREs? These prepackaged meals with long shelf lives help to keep our military service members fed in the field—and at Dropbox, they provided the perfect canvas for an Iron Chef-style cooking challenge during Veterans Appreciation Month. See how our Vets@ ERG members turned their basic ingredients into delectable meals in a new blog post!
One of the things we love most about Virtual First is how it has allowed all Dropboxers to show up every day as their true, best selves—including Jennifer Opal, a neurodivergent engineer based in the UK. Head over to her LinkedIn to get her inspiring story and thoughts on how you, too, can thrive at work.
At Dropbox, we’re passionate about promoting diversity in computing, and we’re so privileged every year to have the opportunity to foster that even further by attending the Tapia conference! Head over to our blog for details on how we showed up this year and capped off the week with an exciting, exclusive virtual event.