Our
Values

Wall of posters behind a shelf of owl-like knick knacks

Our mission is to make developer experience magical while making ReadMe the best place to work. Our values guide everything we do: from creating our product to how we treat each other. We even made a podcast to celebrate them!

bethechangeyouseek
Be the Change You Seek

If you think something could be better, make it so.

FeaturingEpisode #

Gregory Koberger
Amy Shi
Kirby Carpenito
Shea McCaulla
Benak Vrishabhendra
Shinae Lee
Pat Pow-anpongkul
makethingsthatjustwork
Make Things That Just Work

We do the heavy lifting so our users don‘t have to.

FeaturingEpisode #

Gregory Koberger
Marc Cuva
Shinae Lee
striveforsimplicity
Strive for Simplicity

We want things that are easy to understand and easy on the eyes.

FeaturingEpisode #

Gregory Koberger
Dave Reed
Kanad Gupta
Shinae Lee
erronthesideofwhimsy
Err on the Side of Whimsy

Life is too short to not use puns and owl doodles everywhere.

FeaturingEpisode #

Ehsan Mafi
Shinae Lee
Emily Kuo
makethecompassspin
Make the Compass Spin

Just because we’re a small team doesn’t mean that it should show.

FeaturingEpisode #

Gregory Koberger
Jesse Yowell
Shinae Lee
Tony Li
alwaysdowhatshuman
Always Do What’s Human

Whether it’s for the user, product, or each other…

FeaturingEpisode #

Shinae Lee
Chiara Clough
Bill Himmelsbach
Owlbert holding a heart
Check out our open roles
LISTEN TO OUR VALUES PODCAST
Apple Podcast LogoGoogle Podcasts LogoOvercast LogoPocket Casts LogoSpotify Logo
#6: Designing Magical Developer Experiences
0:00 / 00:00