Author(s): Diyway | Diyway#5702
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Last updated: 6th June 2022
Web3 is one of the fastest-growing and most exciting sectors in the technical field today. It might surprise you to know that you don't have to be a web developer or a full-stack engineer to find work in this newfound ecosystem. Web3 is so new and underdeveloped that there are a lot of unfilled positions that require minimum technical skills - lowering entry barriers for those interested.
The creation of web3, I imagine, is much like it was when the creation of web2 took place. It's literally starting over with web2, but just doing it right this time. Everything that lives within web2 will be desired for web3 the only difference is how the content is stored and distributed. If you added value to web2, you can bet that you will be able to do the same in web3 as well. The key difference is that web3 will allow you to retain all creative ownership, avoid censorship, and ensuringr4é.0 your rights to digital privacy.
Aside from being the newest and quickest growing sector of the tech industry, it offers a wide range of potential benefits that include but are not limited to:
Create a portfolio! Put everything you've created into that portfolio, and then never stop adding to it. Proof of work is a necessity for remote work. The best practice is to keep your content organized and accessible to potential employers.
Empty portfolio? No worries you've got to start somewhere so try a few of these ideas to get started:
Start a blog, medium, substack, etc
Volunteer for DAO and Protocols
Volunteer to run a social media platform
Invest your time to build your reputation
Be honest with yourself and assess areas in need of improvement
When searching for jobs, you often find that there are different categories under the web3 umbrella. Below, I will introduce
From simple meme creators or graphic designers to full-on webpage designers, the need for this position is immense. You can find dozens of these positions listed on the various job posts scattered throughout the Internet.
NFTs have redefined how we create and evaluate art. Artists around the globe have been joining the blockchain to maintain ownership of their creations and maximize monetary potential through the use of cryptography technology and smart contracts. Learn how you can start distributing your digital art on-chain.
If you have a talent for writing content, you could have a spot in web3 with little experience required. The new web is calling on all content creators to find a niche and contribute to it. On bounty boards, job boards, and on the projects' websites, you can find all kinds of available jobs. There is no shortage of writing opportunities available, from small tasks to full-time positions.
If you are a social media user with experience navigating the various social apps, you are potentially qualified. Similar positions require a range from entry-level to just a couple of years of experience.
Almost every web3 project has a Discord community that is in need of individuals that manage or moderate the content in their Discord server. The skills required for this position are relatively easy to acquire and has no- or low-code requirements in terms of programming expertise.
The newness of the web 3 ecosystem is unique in that it has needs for researchers of all skill sets and experience levels. You don't have to be an SQL expert or data analyst veteran to find a research position that fits your qualifications.
The web3 demand for workers is so high that employees are hiring a ton of people to actively search for, hire, and oversee employees.
Individuals who feel as though they are lacking experience could still find work in web3. Internships are a great way to get an opportunity to build a reputation and gain experience.
DAOs are a relatively new concept and are constantly evolving and finding new areas in which contributors are needed. Stay up to date on all the trends and news surrounding them.
As you can see, anyone could find a place for themselves within web3. Its nature is inclusivity, after all. If you are convinced that this is where you need to be working, don’t give up. Keep growing your portfolio and applying. You will likely find what you are looking for pretty quickly.