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Developer Relations Lead



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023


The Future is Omnichain.

Founded in 2021, LayerZero’s vision is to create a community of cross-chain developers, building dApps that are no longer constrained by individual blockchain capabilities. With LayerZero's simple, generic messaging protocol, builders will develop cross-chain dApps designed to unify the power of individual blockchains.

We are funded by the best investors in the world including:

a16z, Sequoia, PayPal, Binance Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Uniswap Labs, Circle Ventures, Delphi Digital, and many more.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Developer Relations Lead to spearhead our efforts in engaging, supporting, and empowering developers within the crypto and blockchain ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background along with exceptional communication skills to foster relationships and drive community engagement.


  • Developer Community Engagement: Establish and maintain relationships with developers, crypto enthusiasts, and blockchain communities globally.
  • Technical Advocacy: Serve as the primary technical advocate for LayerZero Labs, promoting our technologies and solutions through events, conferences, workshops, and online platforms.
  • Content Creation: Develop technical content such as blog posts, tutorials, documentation, and sample code to assist developers in using LayerZero Labs' tools and APIs effectively.
  • Support and Education: Provide technical guidance, support, and training to developers integrating our solutions, addressing their queries, and enabling smooth adoption.
  • Feedback Loop: Gather feedback from the developer community to shape product development and enhance user experience.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the product, engineering, and marketing teams to align developer-focused initiatives with company goals and product roadmaps.
  • Leadership: You will build and lead the highest performing DevRel team in web3. Oversee the strategy, growth and continued construction of the way developers interact with LayerZero.


  • Technical Expertise: Strong understanding of blockchain technology, smart contracts, dApps, and related protocols.
  • Developer Relations Experience: Proven track record in developer relations, developer advocacy, or a similar role within the tech industry.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts clearly and effectively.
  • Community Engagement: Experience in engaging with developer communities through events, forums, social media, and other channels.
  • Passion for Innovation: Enthusiasm for emerging technologies, a proactive approach to learning, and a drive to stay updated with industry trends.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced startup environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the crypto or blockchain space.
  • Contributions to open-source projects or developer communities.
  • Experience with developer tooling, SDKs, and API integration.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Solidity. Experience as well with Rust and IBC is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

LayerZero Labs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. LayerZero Labs is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.