UBports Membership Application
Apply for membership
Thank you for your interest in the UBports community! Please read the information below, fill out the application form and we will contact you as soon as possible.
Please read our Foundation Statutes and insert the required information into the fields provided in this application form. For more information about the background on the roles of membership and the conditions for membership you can visit our Bodies Overview page. The roles and conditions are based on the principle of meritocracy. Please read and follow the explanation on this form, so that you can give the correct information.
After the Membership Committee approves your application, you will become member of the Board of Trustees and get voting rights. Based on your application and experience, the Membership Committee will contact you and you will be placed in the community that is relevant to you and your skills.
*Sidenote: please be specific about your experience and area of expertise. Your answers will influence the decision of the Membership Committee.
Development & Infra
UBports' goal is to put Ubuntu Touch to as many devices as possible. If you want to contribute by programming or delivering codes, you can fill out the application form.
Language & Translation
UBports is a big (still growing) community with members from all around the world. That is why it is important to keep everyone up to date about everything concerning the community. Translations of blogposts, social media posts, newsletters, Q&A's and so on are needed to increase the community's reach. If you think you can help us by translating into your own mother-tongue, you can fill out the application form.
If you are interested in content related work for UBports, you can contribute by writing or editing documents (i.e. manuals, blogposts, social media posts, press releases, newsletters). Please fill out the application form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Quality Assurance / Tester
Interested in Quality Management, Triage, analysis and verification of bug reports, while being in a close relationship with The Community Core? Sign-up as an Alpha/Beta Tester today.
Marketing & Communication
Do have relevant experience within the field of Market Research, Research of User Experience and/or User Wishes, and are you able to implement your knowledge in our vibrant and ever evolving Online Community? Then we need you at The Community Marketing Team.
Community Representative / Spokesperson
Do you consider yourself a new face or even the face of UBports, representing one of the foundations’ projects in public, press releases, events etc.? Then, apply as one of our spokespersons.
Graphic & UX Design
Do you have experience with web design, photography, creating and editing videos and graphics? Great! You can use your skills to help the UBports community. If you are interested in contributing you can fill out the application form.
Financial contributors are supporting members and aim primarily through financial or material contributions. If desired, their names will be published on the Association’s website, and they have the right to participate in the general meetings. They do not have any voting rights.
Supporting members are natural persons and legal bodies, who through their membership declare their support of the Association’s purposes and aims, while refraining from voting rights and the exertion of the active members’ right to participate in the general assemblies. Legal bodies choose a representative to exercise the remaining rights and duties.
I would like to contribute to: *
I'm making a best-effort commitment to contribute to UBports projects for the length of at least six (6) months. *
I've read the Foundation's Statutes. *
Please provide your name and email address. We need this information to identify you in our community votes. Only your name and surname will be published at the UBports website. All other information will be used by the Membership Committee only and will not be published unless you give your consent.
Email address *
Usernames and Contributions
Username(s) at UBports *
Usernames at UBports are used to verify your contributions. You may include usernames from systems like github, wiki etc.
Please provide a description of your past and present contributions, including a rough timeline to help the Membership Committee determine your eligibility for UBports Membership. Remember that various kinds of contribution to the UBports projects count. So if you do either code development, marketing or for example translations, you are definitely invited to apply!
When possible, please give public URL's to help the Membership Committee verify your contributions.
Verification contact(s) *
Please list at least two active project members who can confirm your contributions, or can suggest the best way for the Membership Committee to verify your activity. You should provide their name and e-mail address, and a brief description of their role (as a reference for your contributions). At least one contact is mandatory.