Impossible is nothing

  • I am not satisfied with the world as it is, so intend to change it. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Aygul Zagidullina

About Me

Tech early adopter with a digital DNA. GTDer. Android developer wannabe. GDG Stuttgart & GDG Ufa community manager. TEDxStuttgart co-organizer. Google+ & Gmail Top Contributor. Software & video translator. Academic & citizen scientist. Classically trained musician. Fitness enthusiast. Passionate traveler. Teetotaler. Huge smoothie lover :)
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Marketing & community management experience


Marketing & Community Manager 2014 - Present

  • Drive the marketing strategy to acquire and retain customers and drive business growth for Todoist.
  • Lead an effort to deliver effective customer support in social channels. Innovate and develop best practices to improve its efficiency.
  • Run, grow and improve Todoist social channels in collaboration with PR. Track, analyze and report metrics for community growth and engagement development.
  • Develop, drive, and optimize the global community and social strategy across multiple countries.
  • Recommend and implement changes to existing product and processes that improve overall performance.


Google+ Music Community Manager 2013 - 2013

  • Analyzed local music industry and mapped ecosystem to identify major players, potential partners and opportunities for Google+.
  • Actively drove and grew Google+ community around music by outreaching, onboarding, building and maintaining healthy relations with key influencers - labels, artists/bands, festivals, and media (blogs and online/print magazines).
  • Managed external communication with the Eurovision Song Contest organizers, European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to grow the momentum of their community efforts and driving engagement on Google+.
  • Facilitated internal submission processes to include profiles and pages of the main partners to the Google+ suggested user list (SUL).


Google+ Local Community Manager 2012 - 2013

  • Built and engaged community of Google Local users in Munich through creation and execution of events, contests, influencer and power user outreach, message management and social media engagement with both end users & local businesses.
  • Identified strategic partnership opportunities with local businesses, blogs, and venues to enhance the production of events and opportunities available to the Google Local community.
  • Managed social media channels for Google Local, including Google+ and Twitter.
  • Supported Zagat's Munich Restaurants survey through developing and executing program of large-scale events and partnered contests. This involved managing budget, updating and analysing dashboard/metric, hiring and managing a team of staff to ensure that the events gather high quality reviews with an effective CPA.

Google Developer Group (GDG) Stuttgart

Community Manager & Diversity Lead 2010 - Present

Google Developer Group (GDG) Ufa

Community Manager & Diversity Lead 2010 - Present

Translation experience


Translator 2014 - Present

Translator profile


Translator 2014 - Present

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Translator 2013 - Present

Translator profile

Amara On Demand

Translator 2013 - Present

Localizing video subtitles for Amara's Pro clients (such as the world's leading jewelry company, one of the most innovative wearable technology company, and world famous movie with IMDb rating 8.3), English > Russian.


Translator 2013 - Present

Translator profile


Translator 2013 - Present

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Translator 2013 - Present


Translator 2011 - Present

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Translator 2011 - Present

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Translator 2011 - 2011


Translator 2010 - 2011

Chemistry experience

University of Stuttgart

Research Scientist 2007 - 2012

  • Investigated mechanism of the Ce-catalyzed α-hydroxylation of β-dicarbonyl compounds by means of highly accurate ab initio and density functional theory (DFT) methods.
  • Presented key results at the main scientific conferences in Europe such as 43rd & 44th Symposium for Theoretical Chemistry and 1st International Symposium on Selective Oxidation Catalysis: C-H Activation via Molecular Oxygen and regular seminars organized by University of Stuttgart.

Bashkir State University

Senior Laboratory Assistant 2006 - 2007

  • Assisted students enrolled in bioorganic chemistry practical classes in performance of chemical experiments. Explained work instructions in order to meet the required needs of a specific laboratory work area.
  • Prepared reagents and chemical solutions as well as glassware and other laboratory equipment. Maintained accurate records, labeled products, and ordered materials.


Bashkir State University

PhD in Computational Quantum Chemistry 2006 - 2009

  • Graduate with highest distinction, GPA 5.0/5.0
  • Received Advanced Scholarship for Excellent PhD Students at the Bashkir State University, 2006-2009
  • Thesis titled "Quantum Chemical Investigation of Complexation of Organoaluminium Compounds with Halogen-Containing Lewis Bases", 2009

Bashkir State University

MSc in Computational Quantum Chemistry 2004 - 2006

  • Graduated with highest distinction, GPA 5.0/5.0
  • Received Advanced Scholarship for Excellent Students at the Bashkir State University, 2004-2006
  • Thesis titled "Quantum Chemical Investigation of Complexation of Organoaluminium Compounds with Halogen-Containing Lewis Bases", 2006

Bashkir State University

Diploma in Pedagogics of the Higher School 2004 - 2006

  • Graduated with highest distinction, GPA 5.0/5.0
  • Thesis titled "Informational Technologies in Chemistry Teaching", 2006

Bashkir State University

BSc in Bioorganic Chemistry 2000 - 2004

  • Graduated with highest distinction, GPA 5.0/5.0
  • Received Advanced Scholarship for Excellent Students at the Bashkir State University, 2000-2004
  • Thesis titled "Isolation and Analysis of Norditerpene Alkaloids of Delphinium Cuneatum", 2004

Independent coursework

  • Innovation in Privacy, Google (2013)
  • Italian (A1-A2), French (A1-A2), Spanish (A1-A2), Duolingo (2012 - present)
  • JavaScript Programming, jQuery Programming, YouTube Data API, Codecademy (2011 - 2013)
  • English Course (C2), Anglo-German Institute Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (2012)
  • Japanese Course, Volkshochschule Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (2011)
  • Italian Course (A1), Italian Cultural Institute Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (2011)
  • French Course (A1), Volkshochschule Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (2011)
  • German Course (A1-C1), Institute of Foreign Cultural Relations, Stuttgart, Germany (2007 - 2010)
  • Seminars on Computational Quantum Chemistry, Ufa State Oil Technical University, Ufa, Russia (2005 - 2007)
  • Fortran Programming, Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia (2006)
  • English Course (B1-C1) Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia (2004 - 2006)
  • Course of Jazz Vocal, Private tutor: Vladimir Sitnikov, Ufa, Russia (2004 - 2006)
  • Italian Course (A1), Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia (2003 - 2004)
  • Guitar Course, Private tutor: Eduard Syrtlanov, Ufa, Russia (2002 - 2003)
  • Camp Counselor Course, Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia (2002 - 2003)
  • Model School "Model dVision", Model Agency "Premiere", Republican Fashion Center, Ufa, Russia (2002 - 2003)
  • Training "Towards the Summer", Republican Center of Camp Counselors named after Ekaterina Pospelova, Bashkir State Pedagogical University, Ufa, Russia (2002 - 2003)
  • Business Ethics and Etiquette, Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia (2000 - 2001)
  • Music School, specializations: piano, cello (1991 - 1997)

Honors & awards

  • Travel grant by Google – GDG Leads Summit in Munich, Germany (2014)
  • Travel grant by Google – Google’s Local Top Contributor Summit in London, UK (2014)
  • Travel grant by Google – Google I/O in San Francisco, CA (2011-2014)
  • Travel grant by Google – Google's Global Top Contributor Summit in Mountain View, CA (2011, 2013)
  • Named one of The NEXT 100 Top Influencers of the European Digital Industry (2013)
  • Travel grant by Google – GDG Organizers Summit in London, UK (2012)
  • Travel grant by Google – Google Developer Day in Moscow, Russia (2011)
  • Google Apps for Education Individual Qualification (IQ) #00686500
  • Travel grant by Google – GTUG Organizers Summit in Moscow, Russia (2011)
  • German Language Certificate Zertifikat Deutsch #8025720-0152586
  • Scientific Scholarship by German Research Foundation (DFG) (2007-2010)
  • 1st prize in the "Browser Action" category at the "GTUG Battle" Chrome extensions hackathon (2010)
  • Additional Scholarship for Excellent Students, Bashkir State University (2000-2006)
  • Award of the 10th Republican Contest of Students' Research Papers (2005)
  • 2nd prize in the Ufa Contest of Young Fiddlers and Cellists

Language skills

  • English: fluent
  • German: fluent (Zertifikat Deutsch)
  • Russian: native speaker
  • Spanish: beginner
  • Turkish: beginner

Computer skills

  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X
  • Software and Techniques: MS Office, Adobe CS (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Quantum Chemical Packages and Visualizators (MolPro, Gaussian, GAMESS, ChemCraft, Molden, GaussView)
  • Programming and Mark-up Languages: Pascal, Fortran, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, LaTeX


  • Productivity techniques (such as GTD, Inbox Zero, Don't Break the Chain, Pomodoro)
  • Fitness
  • Citizen science
  • Music (singing, playing guitar)
  • Traveling (visited 12 countries so far)
  • Indoor gardening

Digital Content Creation & Community Engagement


PlayStation Game Reviews at OneMoreGame

As a fervent advocate for the intersection of technology and entertainment, I ventured into the realm of digital content creation with a focus on the gaming industry. My role in developing and managing the website has been an exhilarating journey into the world of PlayStation gaming, where I've combined my technical acumen with my passion for video games.

In this role, I spearheaded the site's design and development, ensuring a user-friendly interface that caters to gamers' needs for in-depth reviews and the latest news. My commitment to fostering a vibrant community around PlayStation gaming has led to the creation of a platform where gamers can share experiences, tips, and engage in discussions about their favorite games.

Key Contributions:

  • Website Development: Utilized my web development skills to create a responsive and visually appealing site that enhances user experience. Implemented features such as game review sections, forums, and news updates to keep the community engaged and informed.
  • Content Strategy: Developed a content strategy that emphasizes quality and relevance, ensuring that our reviews and articles resonate with our audience's interests. My approach involves a mix of in-depth analysis, industry news, and community highlights to cater to both hardcore gamers and casual fans.
  • Community Engagement: Actively engaged with the website's audience through social media and forums, organizing online events and discussions that promote a sense of belonging among PlayStation enthusiasts. My efforts have been focused on building a supportive and enthusiastic online community.

Through my work with OneMoreGame, I've been able to merge my technical expertise with my love for gaming, creating a unique platform that serves as a hub for PlayStation gaming enthusiasts. This project not only showcases my skills in web development and digital marketing but also reflects my dedication to creating meaningful online communities.