Research Associate (DeFi Content & Marketing)

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  • Post Date: March 28, 2022
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Job Overview

At dYdX, you will have an opportunity to build state-of-the-art decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets. By joining us at this early stage you will make fundamental decisions that will shape the course of dYdX.


  • We’ve built the world’s leading decentralized exchange for advanced trading of crypto assets
  • dYdX is founded by an ex-Coinbase, ex-Uber engineer, with a Princeton CS background. Our team has previous experience at Google, Bloomberg, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, NerdWallet and other top companies
  • We’re a world-class team with top backers and advisors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital, Three Arrows Capital, DeFiance Capital, Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam, Naval Ravikant, Elad Gil and more


  • You will own research & content marketing covering the DeFi space, projects, and trends
    • You will spend your time thinking/exploring/testing, writing, and driving financial education at scale
    • The content will focus on the DeFi landscape comprehensively (including broader web3 areas like DAO’s and NFT’s longer-term). It will also include on-chain analysis of various tokens which can be used by audiences as trading indicators.
  • Work with the Growth team to define audience segments and refine a strategy for each segment as needed
  • Release a regular schedule of research and content including blog posts, research pieces, AMA’s/podcasts, Twitter/Spaces, Discord rooms, Youtube channel, Periscope, etc
  • Collaborate with dYdX partners to develop and give additional voice to the content
  • Actively engage with the broader dYdX user base in community forums
  • Help develop and manage dYdX’s overall Twitter strategy and posting


  • Deep knowledge of and passion for everything in DeFi (especially dYdX!) and web3 with a track record
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop and ship a consistent pace of multi-channel content, and the ability to manage the content distribution infrastructure as needed
  • Working knowledge around email marketing, SEO & SEM, and social platforms
  • Execution-oriented and self-driven
  • Project management, time management, and ability to multitask
  • Deep desire to ask questions, understand data, and develop hypotheses
  • Strong affinity for social media and memes


  • Ideally have an existing personal research/content brand
  • Experience in or knowledge of trading, market structure, and derivatives (particularly in crypto)
  • SQL and data modeling experience
  • 2 years working experience
Job Detail
  • Offered Salary$95,000 - $135,000
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience5 Years
  • INDUSTRYManagement
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