Success stories

Find out how expats who chose Lithuania as their career destination turned their move into a success story.

Isaac first came to Lithuania to meet up with some friends. Fast-forward two years, he is living in Vilnius and solving IT issues for SEB customers across Europe. We sat down with Isaac to talk about his switch from hospitality to IT, work culture in Lithuania and Australia, and the long-lasting impression Lithuanian nature can leave on anyone not from around here.

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Isaac Vickery

IT Engineer

After spending three years in Poland, Andrés was headhunted for a Senior Payroll Analyst position in Vilnius. He told us all about his love for basketball, DJing, and the bike sharing system in the Lithuanian capital.

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Andrés Cahue

Senior Payroll Analyst

After moving to Lithuania from Iran to join a group of startup founders, Reza now works as a Senior iOS developer at an American company in Vilnius. We talked about working across time zones, constant learning (a thing that many employers in Lithuania encourage), and living in the country’s capital city.

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Reza Bina

Senior iOS Developer

Two weeks – that’s how long it took for Andrea to find a job in Vilnius. Originally from Venezuela, she moved to Lithuania from Denmark to work as a Senior Data Scientist at Devoteam. We discussed with Andrea the pros of living in Lithuania, moving countries during the pandemic, and mentoring young tech specialists.

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Andrea Coifman

Senior Data Scientist

Having spent several years living and working around the world, Emma landed in Lithuania, where she now heads the Content division at Hostinger. We caught up with Emma to discuss her unexpected career trajectory, the challenges of leading an international team, and how to overcome cultural differences.

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Emma Young

Head of Content

Stefano came to Lithuania from Italy on a whim as a volunteer indoor climbing instructor and has been living and working here for 9 years now. Having learned the ins and outs of AdTech, user acquisition, and ad monetisation on the job, he says that Lithuania is uniquely open to new ideas and that Lithuanian companies give their employees lots of space and opportunities to grow, regardless of age or background.

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Stefano Accossato

Head of User Acquisition & Ad Monetisation

After starting her career in Ibadan, Nigeria, QA Engineer Amarachi Nzekwe decided to spend a year working at an ICT company in Kaunas. Three years and a global pandemic later, she has moved cities, changed jobs, and documented her journey on her YouTube channel. We sat down with Amarachi to talk about vlogging, career moves, and the tech scene in Lithuania.

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Amarachi Nzekwe

QA Engineer

Hailing from sunny Spain, Alex Wong exchanged programming agricultural machinery back home for developing front-end applications in Vilnius. With Alex, we talked about learning to code online, LinkedIn connections and the hard choice of which Lithuanian basketball club to support.

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Alex Wong

Front-end Developer

Moving to another country can prove to be a real challenge! Now factor in two pets. Lisa from Belarus was not frightened by all that! She moved to Lithuania smoothly and now works at Rocket Software Company.

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Lisa Baranava

Software Engineer

How many CVs do you need to send out nowadays to land a job abroad? It appears that the answer is zero! Or at least it was for Margarita, whose move from Minsk to Vilnius started with updating her LinkedIn profile.

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Margarita Veshtort

WEB Developer

After spending more than a decade in the UK and Ireland, Latvian-born Frank Sondors now heads Client Partnerships division at Whatagraph, a leading developer of a leading marketing data collection tool, in Vilnius.

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Frank Sondors

Head of Client Partnerships