“The glass ceiling is obviously there...but Nik picked me [to be CEO]. He looked at my skill set, and said, “You fit the job criteria; just give it a try.” And because I had this opportunity, I’m going to empower more people.” – Yoko Makiguchi, CEO at Revolut Japan In Japan, female chief executives make up less than 7% of the country’s top folks in business. Yoko is one of them. She recently appeared on a Ventures in the East podcast, and detailed her experience at the intersection of culture, business and gender. Tap the link below to hear all about it.
Revoluters never settle, so you can already guess what iOS Developer Arsen Gasparyan did when writing unit tests started to seem like a chore. He set out on a quest to ‘make writing unit tests fun again’ — and, to no one’s surprise, cracked the code. Today, we’re picking Arsen’s brains by having him share his best practices for writing unit tests the easy way. Learn more on our Medium blog.
Love is love at Revolut, and we stand wholeheartedly with our LGBTQIA+ Revoluters. In celebration of World Pride, come and learn about how we’re creating an inclusive workplace that gives our people the confidence to show up as their whole self.
Revolut started as a handful of people working on a multi currency card and mobile-remittance platform, with no customers but a ton of ambition. Fast forward to today and we have 2,200 Revoluters working on a financial super app that’s used by over 16+ million customers. So, to all Revoluters past and present, who’ve spent their time, effort and energy delivering WOW for us every day they came to work, thank you! We could not have done it without you. 🚀
Revoluters are interesting people who live with passion and are always open to dipping their feet in new experiences. Si Jia Wen started out on Revolut’s strategic finance team, and has now ventured into the world of core payments as an Operations Manager. She also has a wide range of interests, and is fuelled by a curiosity for technology and social change. Discover what a week in Si Jia’s life looks like, right here.
“Backend engineering is like the air we breathe - we don’t see it, and we scarcely think about it. But there is a whole ecosystem happening just so our product can deliver wow for our customers.” Mikhail Shikhov, our Lead Backend Engineer of the Revolving Credit team, was one of five Revoluters who built @revolutapp’s credit card capabilities. Now, both the team and our credit card has scaled dramatically with five core teams working on new features, products and markets. Learn more as Mikhail lifts the curtains on his story.
“People here own up to and learn from their failures. This gives you the confidence to be audacious and try new things, knowing that you can always iterate from there.” Elizabeth Kim, our Senior Marketing Manager based in New York, tells us how she overcame the challenges presented by the pandemic together with her Dream Team. Learn more here.
Revolut is one of Lithuania’s TOP Employers for 2020! We’re delighted to be recognised by CV-Online LT for our popularity amongst job-seekers. Want to join our Vilnius team? View our open roles here: https://www.revolut.com/careers/?city=vilnius&utm_source=blog&utm_medium=referral
“Revoluters are ambitious problem-solvers who want to shape how people interact with money. With Junior, we’re giving parents the tools they need to introduce basic money behaviours, such as setting weekly allowances and making kid’s earnings conditional on chores.” Operations Manager James Burt, who brought Revolut Junior to the Land Down Under, tells us what guided the process and how he’s helping Australian children form a healthy relationship with money. Hear more, here.
2021 is here, and we’re starting the year strong with an introduction to how Revolut’s web developers approach web solutions. Hear more about our web tech stacks, engineering principles, optimised modular development and more right here.