SkyMine Labs Draft Contributor Proposal 09/21 to 10/21

I am submitting a proposal for current on-going and future contributions to the DXdao started September 1, 2021 and finishing October 31, 2021.

I have been contributing to DXdao for over 16 months. This proposal extends the role as a contributor for a two month period.

I plan to continue to focus a majority of time on the DXbiz Squad revolving around product usage and business development opportunities around DXdao’s products while contributing minority time to other initiatives as well.

I estimate my time focus to be 65% DXbiz, 10% DXventures, 10% Marketing and Communications, 10% Governance, 5% product/testing/other.

What I plan to focus on and be responsible for:

DXbiz:

  • DXbiz squad leader - Coordinating DXdao’s BizDev opportunities and acting as a main internal point of contact for all things related to these opportunities.

  • Represent DXdao and its ecosystem at Ethereum events and in relationships with other DAOs, funds, projects, and partners (Attend events to expand this)

  • Coordinate the organization of and tracking of DXbiz opportunities. Checking in with points of contact and status for each opportunity

  • Focus on opportunities connecting DXdao and it’s products to other communities

  • Provide knowledge to Squads on the related product landscapes and strategies to take

  • Initiating, building and maintaining relationships and discussions on behalf of DXdao with external parties in the ecosystem

  • Partnerships: Will continue to work to find the rights ones, introduce them to DXdao and push for them

  • Focus more on creating thought leadership articles

  • Deliver reports of actions taken and opportunity progress to the DXdao community

  • Deliver the ongoing implementation of the weekly DXbiz Huddle (and channel) where we strategize and prioritize ongoing and future opportunities.

    Omen biz:

  • Omen product related BizDev opportunities (including initiatives that aim to improve Omen, its markets, its user base and its overall success)

  • Support the ongoing goals of Omen Squad as a tool to grow awareness of Omen

  • Strategies related to making Omen product user experience better

    Swapr biz:

  • Swapr product related BizDev opportunities

  • Manage key DXbiz related partnership and collaboration opportunities around Swapr farming.

  • Deliver bringing in communities/projects for partnerships and collaborations that can leverage Swapr for liquidity pools and farming campaigns

    Carrot biz:

    • Sell the idea of Carrot to teams and projects that have interest prior to it being ready.
    • Contribute input to develop the needed product that provides value to projects
    • Coordinate with Federico to move this initiative forward and bring in appropriate entities.

DXventures:

  • Continue to drive DXventures and its related opportunities to solve the needs of DXdao and successfully deliver returns.
  • Coordinating the funnel of opportunities for DXventures
  • Represent DXventures through ecosystem and work to recruit contributors to help expand DXventures
  • Work to deliver the next successful DXventures opportunity

Marketing and Community:

  • Remain a welcoming member of DXdao community open to helping others and offering assistance on any tasks people have questions with while working to maintain open productive communication in order to reach consensus.

  • Continue to participate on the Marketing Squad and strategies related to comms

  • Deliver the Coordination of DXdao’s video content: DXdao - YouTube

Governance:

  • Continue to actively participate in DXdao governance and all the processes that allow DXdao to remain secure and effective
  • This can include governance process, treasury management, discussions, standing up for core values
  • Actively monitor DXdao’s governance systems and participate in review, staking, voting, discussion
  • Liaise with Gov Dev team to push forward the future of DXdao governance

Other/Product/Testing:

  • Actively use and test the latest developments within the DXdao ecosystem and communicate issues and improvements to the dev team.
  • Lead by example when it comes to improving our products, testing our products, and using best practices.

DXdao related past contributions:

Proposal Summary:

Based on the latest worker compensation guidelines, I am identifying as a full-time contributor with experience level 5.

For September and October, I am applying a 90% of full commitment percentage due to outside commitments around personal matters, travel and conferences.

Summary of full compensation would be:

  • 14,400 USD (16,000 x 90% = 14,400) to be paid in xDai with 50% to be paid when the proposal gets approved and 50% on 10/31/2021 when the work agreement finishes.
  • Approval for: 10,800 USD (12,000 x 90% = 10,800) to be paid in DXD in a vesting contract continuously for two years with a one year cliff when the work agreement finishes. The vesting contract would be created and funded in the future after 10/31/2021 and use 09/01/2021 as the starting date of the vesting.
  • 0.30% mainnet REP (0.3333% x 90% = 0.30%) to be earned on completion at 10/31/2021 - (equivalent # of REP in xDXdao will also be requested)

Additional Notes:

  1. This proposal falls under the current Contributor Guidelines, enacted on February 17, 2021. Should DXdao approve any changes to the Contributor Guidelines Compensation Structure that go into effect during my stated contract period, I reserve the right to introduce an updated DAOtalk post and on-chain proposal to adjust the above stated compensation amounts to reflect the new compensation structure.
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