Code of Conduct
This code of conduct applies to all situations and interactions during daily office life, as well as our events. We expect every employee and every event participant to be aware of the contents and to act accordingly.
We are committed to providing a friendly, safe, inclusive, respectful and welcoming environment for all employees, people working with us and visitors of the studio, regardless of position, gender, sexual orientation, ability, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and religion (or lack thereof). We invite all employees to help us create safe and positive experiences for everyone.
The following behaviors are expected and requested of everyone in the office and all participants in our events:
Speak up about what is on your mind. We value your contributions, feedback and constructive criticism.
Exercise consideration and respect in your speech and actions.
Attempt collaboration before conflict.
Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech.
Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow people. Alert fellow employees or managers if you notice a dangerous situation, someone in distress, or violations of this code of conduct.
If you see that somebody in need of help, actively offer your assistance
The following behaviors are considered harassment and are unacceptable within our company:
Violence, threats of violence, or violent language directed against another person.
Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, or otherwise discriminatory jokes and language.
Posting or threatening to post other people’s personally identifying information
Personal insults, particularly those related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, or disability
Inappropriate photography or recording
Inappropriate physical contact. You should have someone’s consent before touching them.
Unwelcome sexual attention. This includes, sexualized comments or jokes; inappropriate touching, groping, and unwelcomed sexual advances.
Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following (online or in person)
Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior
Consequences of unacceptable behavior
Unacceptable behavior from any employees, clients, freelancers, or event participants, including those with decision-making authority, will not be tolerated. If somebody engages in unacceptable behavior, we may take any action we deem appropriate, up to and including a temporary ban or permanent expulsion from our office and events without warning.
If you are subject to or witness unacceptable behavior in our office during work times, or have any other concerns, please take the matter to Marina or another person you trust to talk to.