The big question I like to ask is, “What can we create that would be helpful to a million of people?”
Anna Kutarba, RubyMine Team Lead, interviewed her JetBrains colleague Konstantin Bulenkov, UI Team Lead and the person behind JetBrains Mono, Darcula, JetBrains Runtime, and the Toolbox App. Konstantin shared his insights about innovating in areas where no more innovations were thought possible, inspiring teammates, and making products that are used by millions. Konstantin Bulenkov, UI Team Lead
A Chat with Semyon Atamas: Fortran Plugin Developer and Marketplace Technical Lead
Semyon Atamas is the technical lead for JetBrains Marketplace. In this interview, he shares his story with Yungyeong Heo from the JetBrains Brand Marketing team. He talks about his job, as well as his plugin for Fortran and some interesting stories behind it.
QA Is Like Playing Chess Against Bugs
Anna Kutarba is a QA Engineer for JetBrains RubyMine with a PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Learn about Anna's QA karma, her relationship with bugs, and the luck and determination that help her stay on track in this interview with Ekaterina Ivanova, a JetBrains Technical Writer and Copywriter.
Digital Marketers at JetBrains: Advertising, Analytics, and Data-Processing Experts
Roman Prokashev, the Team Lead of Digital Marketing, shared his vision of internet marketing at JetBrains with Artem Sarkisov, a PMM for IntelliJ IDEA
From PMM to PM? What does it mean to be a product manager?
Tatiana Vasilyeva, Product Manager for JetBrains Educational Products, shares her story with Maria Lebedeva, QA Engineer in the MPS project, about finding inspiration and fulfillment in her work. Tatiana Vasilyeva, Product Manager for JetBrains Educational Products Table of Contents: Journey to Product Management RubyMine A Good Release Personal Efficiency Educational Product
Help and Inspire. Interview with Hadi Hariri, Team Lead in Developer Advocacy at JetBrains
Anastasia Kazakova, our Product Marketing Manager for C++ tools, talks with Hadi Hariri, Team Lead in Developer Advocacy at JetBrains, about teaching people, helping, and inspiring them. Hadi Hariri, team lead in Developer Advocacy at JetBrains Being a developer advocate, are you closer to the users or to the product teams you are working with? I think we're kind of in the middle, which I belie
An Interview with Olga Berdnikova, UI/UX Designer at JetBrains
“A good day is when there’s some tangible result at the end when you’ve completed a task or a part of it”: An interview with Olga Berdnikova, a UI/UX designer at JetBrains. One rule for a good interview is: ask the questions you're interested in. Anna Gasparyan, the Team Lead for the IntelliJ IDEA Technical Writing team, asked Olga Berdnikova about everything she wanted to know about UX design an
A First-Hand Insight into Marketing Research at JetBrains
Kotlin Developer Advocate Eugene Petrenko talked with Maria Antropova, Head of the JetBrains Marketing Research department, about her work, her team, their current tasks, and future plans. Your team has been around for quite a while. How did you start out and what kinds of research do you do? It was back in 2012, when I came to the ReSharper team as an analyst. As more analysts joined me
‘Common sense rather than KPIs.’ Interview with VP of Human Resources Natalia Chisler
In the eight years Natalia Chisler has been with JetBrains, the number of staff has exploded from 120 to over 800 working across 6 distributed offices. JetBrains software is used by millions of developers worldwide, and many of them dream of joining a JetBrains team to help improve the professional tools for themselves and their peers. So what does it take to become a part of JetBrains? Do you eve
Interview with Sergey Coox, the .NET Department Lead at JetBrains
Anastasia Kazakova, our Product Marketing Manager for C++ tools, talks with Sergey Coox about controlled chaos, internal competition, and keeping 90 colleagues happy at work. Q: Hi Sergey! You lead the .NET Department at JetBrains. How big is your department and what products does it work on? According to the latest ‘census,’ we’re 90-strong. We work on ReSharper – our Visual Studio extensio
Meet Anna, the documentation team lead for IntelliJ IDEA
Anna is a technical writers' team lead at JetBrains. In this interview, she let me look under the hood of our technical writing. Online documentation is one of the pillars of our connection with developers, and Anna is dedicated to making it even better and more user-friendly. Q: Anna, how long have you been working for JetBrains? What background do technical writers normally have? I’ve bee
Developing the basics: Interview with David Watson
Next post of this series >> When learning something new, you are never alone. Look around and you find a friend, a colleague who is learning as well. We invite you to share one learning journey – the journey to becoming a ‘half decent programmer’ from David Watson, Marketing Copywriter at JetBrains. David is going to self-learn how to program in four months and will write about his progre