Spotify engineering culture (part 1)

Here’s part 1 of short animated video describing our engineering culture (here’s part 2).

This is a journey in progress, not a journey completed, and there’s a lot of variation from squad to squad. So the stuff in the video isn’t all true for all squads all the time, but it appears to be mostly true for most squads most of the time :o)

Here’s the whole drawing:


(Tools used: Art Rage, Wacom Intuos 5 drawing tablet, and ScreenFlow)

Here’s Part 2.



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