People Ops


is responsible for maintaining and implementing our policies around
Team Member Benefits
, our
Relationship Policy
, and so on.

Each person who works at Cantilever has a manager. If someone needs to know something about the nature of their job, their manager is in charge of that.

Hiring is done by the hiring manager who needs a new person on their team(s), in conjunction with the CEO.



is in charge of our finances and our books. The CEO sets policies for the team around how expenses should be managed. The CEO works with our accountant to ensure that tax returns are filed promptly and accurately.

Non-Billable Time Policies


Each client DRI & Project Manager are responsible for project-related paperwork. For other paperwork, the

is responsible. However, for light paperwork like NDAs, you don’t need to involve the CEO.

For any potentially sensitive paperwork, the CEO should be involved sooner, and should have the ability to say “No” when an agreement does not match our values, is not enforceable, or is otherwise a bad idea. The CEO should always be at least “consulted” when it comes to significant legal paperwork that binds the company.

Studio Management

Studio Management is the administration of the tools that we use on a daily basis to complete our work. In a physical studio this would involve setup of equipment, furniture, etc. In our remote-first model, it mainly has to do with software. We use a litany of software tools for our project work and also to administer our team.