Task Types & Assignee Gating
There are various types of task types you can use in Dework to fit your team or community
When you are Creating your first bounty, you click on the
Permissionsbutton and choose from the different options for how you would like contributors to engage with your task.
Click on Permissions to setup the task type
Currently available permission types for tasks are:
Task permissions overview
With this option you can manually select contributors who are already in your organisation or follow it. They will then be assigned to the task so they can update the status as well as make submissions.
Selecting an assignee from the list of contributors on your project
Tip: This is great for cases where you know who you want to assign a task to, or for paying out a salary where you add a new sub-task per week/month
Contributor's view of the assigned task
Note: You can search for an assignee by typing their name in the
Assigneedropdown and it will automatically filter as you type.
With this option selected for the task's gating, all contributors will have to apply to the task before they can be assigned to it.
Note: You can even reserve applications for selected Discord roles, click New role to create a Dework role, or use the default
Anyoneso anyone in or outside your organisation can apply.
Select options for who can apply for the task
There are two additional
Advancedfeatures you can use for
Open to Applications:
- 1.Custom Application Form: With this you can enter (rich-formatted) prompts for the application that will show up in our standard Dework application form
- 2.External Application Form: If you have an existing process or want to receive applications outside of Dework on special forms or tools, you can use this to link the
I'm Interestedbutton that contributors will see to your external application instead.
Add a custom application form or link to an external form
Tip: This is great if you want people to follow a process and be evaluated for a task based on certain criteria you set out as part of your task description.
Once the task is created, a contributor can see it and click
I'm interested, they will see a form pop-up that allows them to select a time period they expect to complete the task within, and also share any information or links that meet the requirements of the task ex. prior experience.
Contributor's view of open to application
Contributors can also have the option of
Peg to USDif they want to negotiate the funding you may have already set, or to bid on the task.
Contributor's application process
Once the application is made, it will show
Requestedon the task card, and log the information in the card
Activityat the bottom. Reviewers of the task will also receive a notification inYour Inbox on Dework itself.
If you have setup the Discord integration, you will also see a
Dework Task Applicantschannel in your Discord with threads created per task for each applicant. This way you can chat with or further evaluate them before assigning, if needed.
When a contributor has applied for the task
Managers of the project can then see all the applications directly on the card. They can then click on
Assignto select the contributor that best meets the requirements or shows the desired level of skill.
Manager's view of task applications
Assignagainst a specific contributor will show a dialog where you can select to assign
Just Oneapplicant to the task and remove all other applications to the task. If you select
More than Oneyou can select multiple applicants so they can all be assigned to the task and split the bounty evenly.
With this option any contributor can directly submit work without having to apply first or hold any specific role to get access.
Tip: This is great for contest bounties, evergreen tasks, or bounties where you want a variety of submissions that you can select from or you're submitting to the parent task over time.
Multiple submission for the task
Advancedoption, you can turn on the
Custon submission formso that you can ask contributors to answer certain questions or follow a specific format in their submission.
Once the task is created contributors can make submissions directly by clicking
Submit Workon the card.
Contributor's view of multiple submission
Once the contributor has clicked
Submit Workthey will see a popup that allows them to share links, files (via drag-and-drop) and images (via insert) along with markdown formatted text or via the shortcut key
When a contributor submits their work
Once submitted, a contributor will see their submission on the card and can edit it, if required, by clicking within the
Your Submissionfield and updating the contents before hitting
A contributor can edit their submission if required
As a reviewer, similar to Open To Application, you can approve one or more submissions as they come in or after a deadline
Manager's view of submissions
Approving a submission will automate a few things for you:
- The submission will be moved to the
Approved Submissionsection on the card
- A sub-task will be created on the task, and assigned to the approved submitter. It will replicate the parent tasks' Name & Bounty setting, and contain the submission as part of its Description.
- The sub-task's status will also have been set to
Doneand will automatically show up in that column for you to pay, possibly by Batch Payments
Approval of multiple submissions and the resulting completed sub-tasks automatically created
Direct claiming enables trusted contributors with certain Discord/Dework roles to self-assign if they have the specified roles you select.
Tip: This is great for when you want to allow autonomy for team members or contributors with specific Discord roles that they have earned in your organisation
Select trusted contributors with certain Discord roles that can claim the task with not application
Note: Discord roles will sync from your server, you can also
Fetch latest Discord rolesfor synchronization manually.
When the task is created contributors who have the specified role(s) can click
Claim Taskto assign themselves to the task and start working on it.
Contributor's view of direct claiming
If contributors do not have the specified role(s), and the step for Featuring a Role was done, they will see a prompt to get the role(s) required for the task.
Contributor's view for when they don't have a role
Here you can see what each type of task permission looks like on a space's board in Dework; note the distinct icons for each of them to help you easily see what type of task permission it has.
- First: Open to Submissions
- Second: Open to Applications
- Third: Direct Claiming (Discord role-gating)
Examples of the all the permission types for tasks