11.2021 Monthly Contributor Report

Monthly Contributor Report

November 2021

# Builder Guild

Build and maintain incredible products for Yam

E

Engineering Lead / Fullstack / Infrastructure

Last Month

  • New Yam Synths website progress
  • Preparations for the new Yam website
  • Setup for upcoming developments
  • Yam Punks nft updates prep
  • Contributors and general proposals prep
  • Contracts and proposal development prep
  • Management of repos, boards and code review at https://github.com/yam-finance

Next Month

  • Infrastructure updates
  • Onboarding new sc and web devs
  • New Yam Synths website launch
  • Yam Punks nft updates and launch
  • Contributors comp distributions
  • Contributors and general proposals posts
  • Contracts prep and onchain deployment
  • Continue develop, support and oversee the Yam protocol projects
  • Maintain infrastructure

Byterose

Fullstack Developer

Last Month

  • Synths sdk
  • Synths www
  • Improvement of on-chain proposal workflow

Next Month

  • Synths sdk
  • Synths www
  • On-chain proposal development

Snake

Smart Contract Developer / Full-Stack Engineer

Last Month

  • Synths sdk
  • Synths www
  • Review team contributions
  • Participating in dev, marketing, research and strategy meetings.
  • Deployment gas optimizations for DefiTools.

Next Month

  • Further research on early expiry and synth deployment engineering
  • Sdk deployment scripts
  • DefiTools Engineering

# Growth Guild

Identify new market opportunities, make friends, develop partnerships, expand reach.

Krugman

Last Month

  • PM activities on hold while treasury integration is completed
  • Worked with E on the updated Yam Trade Manager interface
  • Performed yamHOUSE rebalances for the new post-treasury integration weightings (34/33/33)

Next Month

  • Working with E/Nate on getting USDC whitelisted on yamHOUSE (smart contracts) and added to the Trade Manager UI
  • DAO House Digest December issue
  • yamHOUSE December monthly report
  • Treasury December risk analysis

# Marketing Guild

Clearly communicate product benefits. Ensure every action aligns with and strengthens Yam Brand.

Designer

Last Month

  • Yam.xyz design input and high-level messaging kickoff
  • Yam Synths marketing framework
  • Yam Synths/MoFY concepts (Synthetics Manifesto)

Next Month

  • Yam.xyz high-level messaging finalize
  • Yam Synths UI landing page copy

# Community Guild

Be the voice of the team, build rapport, and listen to the voice of the community.

Nushi

Last Month

  • Discord and Telegram moderation
  • MoFY marketing strategy
  • Yam Synths marketing strategy
  • Worked on a new business model for MoFY to draw in users and build community
  • MoFY event hosting
  • Twitter management

Next Month

  • Discord and Telegram moderation
  • Community call hosting
  • MoFY event hosting
  • Marketing strategy continued
  • Twitter management continued

Mona

Last Month

  • Introducing YAM Synths V3
  • Promote YIP-91 Yam Synths Polygon Liquidity Strategy
  • Keep the community active
  • Distribution of content/messages
  • Daily work of Chinese community
  • Answer community questions and collect community opinions and suggestions

Next Month

  • Continue to promote YAM Synths V3
  • Keep the community active
  • Collect community opinions and suggestions
  • Distribution of content/messages

Demosthenes

Last Month

Next Month

# Creative Guild

Turn the marketing strategy into content

Chilly

Last Month

  • Brainstorm Yam Synths Bigger Picture Branding
  • Yam Synths Avatars
  • GAN Research for MoFY
  • MoFY Show Development

Next Month

  • Yam Punks + Yam Synths
  • MoFY Development

CryptoJoe

Last Month

Next Month

Blokku

Last Month

Next Month

# Operations Guild

Keep the lights on, deconflict, and streamline

Ross

Last Month

  • YAM Synths project management and roadmap development. Strategy and planning around how we roll out the new website and the marketing around it.
  • Yam Synths polygon liquidity: YIP-91 Yam Synths Polygon Liquidity Strategy
  • Operations and HR work - Refining our process for onboarding and paying contributors
  • Long term strategy work for YAM as a whole.
  • Discord and Forum moderation
  • Attend all calls and look out for business development opportunities.
  • Took 2 week vacation during the second half of November.

Next Month

  • Continued work on YAM synths strategy and website development.
  • Work on Comprehensive proposal for the future direction of YAM.
  • Work on streamlining contributor onboarding and compensation and on governance processes to make YAM less reliant on key contributors.
  • HR work.
  • Moderation work.

Demosthenes:

Note: Moved into a new house this month and was primarily focused on everything surrounding the move.

  • Continued to facilitate infrastructure payments such as server hosting
  • Continued to facilitate freelance dev payments
  • Participated in team planning meetings and discussion
  • Participation in Yam Synths rewards distribution process
  • Continued to engage with independent developers with an eye toward DAO recruitment
  • Continued day-to-day moderation of the Yam Discord as necessary
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Been completing the Yam.xyz hi-fidelity mockups and 3D illustrations primarily

Last Month

  • Yam.xyz web design
  • Yam Synths UI development

Next Month

  • Yam Synths UI development
  • Yam Synths UI design updates
  • Yam.xyz web design
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## CryptoJoe

Last Month

  • Finish initial artist takeover
  • Plan for next takeover
  • Connecting with artists for interviews and for future collaborations.

Next Month

  • Provided prospective on Yam Synth and MoFY collaboration
  • Facilitated partnerships with Artists for the takeover events.
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