With a degree in Art, Erin started her career as a graphic designer at NBC. She designed posters and marketing material for the company and its affiliates. Two of her colleagues taught Erin frontend development so she could further upskill herself. After NBC, Erin moved to Bitly and then Adobe for a couple of years.
At Spotify, Erin has picked up a lot of backend skills and data skills. Erin also works in mentorship programs, she teaches at Girl Develop It.
00.48 The Spotify methodology
03.21 Erin’s background and career progression
05.57 Teaching yourself to code
09.09 Pros and cons to tech communities
10.51 Seeking out advice
13.08 Developer productivity
14.57 Spotify’s guilds and chapters system
17.38 Managing complexity at Spotify
19.14 Determining what good looks like
22.31 Spotify demands motivation
26.08 Working for a small company
27.36 Operating at scale
28.41 Finding fulfillment in your career
30.08 Careers at Spotify