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Contributor Proposals


When to Submit a Contributor Proposal

Once a contributor proposal has been boosted, the proposal takes approximately 7 days to pass. With this time-frame in mind, a contributor should submit their proposal on Alchemy one week before they intend to be compensated for their work. It is the contributor’s responsibility to submit their contributor proposals in a timely manner, and keep track of what they have been paid.

Contributor Proposal Format – What to Include

Title:

[NAME] Contributor Proposal [DATE - DATE]

Background:

If this is your first contributor proposal, state any context for making the proposal, including:

  • What position you will be filling – i.e. developer, marketing, governance, etc.

  • Who you have been in contact with regarding the position (add their DAOtalk usernames)

If you are a continuing contributor, state which products and areas you are working on / any other relevant background information

Timeframe:

State the date range, typically 2 months (2.5 months for first-time contributors).

Goals:

State the products and / or strategy areas you will be working under. E.g. Omen and governance.

Include both short-term goals that you seek to accomplish during the working period and long-term goals.

Responsibilities:

List the specific deliverables you will be either completing and / or working on during the working period. Try to state which deliverables you intend to complete within the period and which are long-term or ongoing projects.

If You Are A Returning Contributor, Write a Self-Reflection:

State what you did well, what you did okay, and what you need to improve on.

Compensation:

  • Experience Level: 1-5

  • Time commitment: Full-time, Part-time, Percent (%) time

  • Salary for 2 months of work at specified level, to be sent half on the first payment proposal and half on the second payment

  • DXD vested for 2 years with a 1 year cliff starting the [DATE WORK PERIOD STARTS]

  • Designated REP to be sent in the second payment proposal

Work Experience:

  • Prior DXdao work proposals (if applicable)

  • Past Work for DXdao

    • If a developer, Github links

    • If a non-tech contributor, doc links or described deliverables

  • If new, past relevant work experience

    • Developers: Github profile link

    • Non-tech: suggested linkedin / other references

Sample Contributor Proposals

Bounty

Developer

Non-Tech

How-to: Submit Your Contributor Proposal on Alchemy Guide

How-to: Alchemy DXD Vesting Proposal Guide

How-to: xDai to Mainnet bridge guide


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