The Culture Code

Our Values

The mission of Design It Please is to tell the story of your business or non-profit through modern web design and compelling web strategy.

We believe in:

Telling great stories.
Helping passionate, purpose-driven businesses and non-profits grow.
Mentoring minorities in the tech industry (women, people of color, the LGBT+ community).
Developing long-lasting relationships with clients.
Listening and adapting.
Delighting clients.
Building exceptional websites.
Designing intentional user experiences.
Making work fulfilling and fun.
Working with, and for, good people.

Design It Please's values

We, at Design It Please, are…

not man-splainers
changing the world
appreciative of life
giving back
doing our best work
owning our mistakes
always learning
(bonus: loves coffee, craft beer, and/or whisky)
Design It Please's people

Expected Behavior

Use good judgment (customer > team > individual).
Be nice.
Be authentic.
Be active.
Be respectful in speech and actions.
Be collaborative.
Be communicative.
Be honest.
Be legal (only use images with proper copyright).
Be delightful.
Make sure to familiarize yourself with Design It Please’s Client Guildelines.

Unacceptable Behavior

Unacceptable behaviors include: intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory or demeaning speech or actions by any participant at all related events, online, and in one-on-one communications carried out in the context of business.

Harassment includes: harmful or prejudicial verbal or written comments related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability; inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images (including presentation slides); inappropriate depictions of violence (including presentation slides); deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing photography or recording; inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

Consequences of Unacceptable Behavior

Unacceptable behavior from any contractor, employee, or client will not be tolerated. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately.

If a contractor or employee engages in unacceptable behavior, management may take any action they deem appropriate, up to and including termination.

If You Witness or Are Subject to Unacceptable Behavior

If you are subject to or witness unacceptable behavior, or have any other concerns, please notify a manager as soon as possible.

Addressing Grievances

If you feel you have been falsely or unfairly accused of violating this Code of Conduct, you should notify a manager with a concise description of your grievance. Your grievance will be handled in accordance with our existing governing policies.


We expect all contractors, employees, and clients to abide by this Code of Conduct in all situations—online and in-person—as well as in all one-on-one communications pertaining to Design It Please business.

Design It Please's policies

Our Benefits & Career Development

Available now:

10% commissions on successfully closed projects from new clients.
Opportunity to mentor.

Things in the works:

Learning bonuses.
Health insurance.
Conference and other learning stipends.
Retirement $$.
Sick days.
Hackathon days.
20% side-project/pro-bono time.

Our Workspace

Our workspace is remote!

As a contractor, you are able to work from where you want and during the hours you prefer. You are expected to be on time to any meetings, in person or online.

As an employee, you may have specified working hours.