We're the little lines that
connect the dots.

Helping companies deliver the big picture since 2007.

Building software that matters

We believe in working with small, balanced teams tailored to your project delivers greater business value. Our teams bring varied skills to the table and believe in collaboration, consistent communication, and transparency all add up to a building a great product.

We've launched hundreds of projects with a wide range of clients big and small, each with a unique problem set and perspective. Change is constant and that's why seeing the big picture, leaning on our experience, and building for change is by far the most effective way to build exceptional products.

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We were first

That’s right, we’re Dayton’s first Ruby on Rails consulting firm. Our founder Matt began his journey right as it was launching.

Ten
Years of experience

Having worked with Rails for over 13 years, your project will be in more than capable hands.

Our Core Values

1

Quality over Quantity

No matter where we are in your project's life-cycle, we always want to be remembered for delivery quality when we design, write, and engineer. Nothing makes us happier than looking back at our work one week, six months or six years down the road, and be absolutely impressed with ourselves on a job well done.

2

Communication is everything

Our strength as a team depends on how well we communicate with ourselves and our clients on a regular basis. No matter how focused we are own our work, we must and will always communicate with each other and respond to questions with absolute urgency.

3

Approach with Empathy

We are a team of people that excel in what we do, and sometimes it can feel easy. However, we're reminded over and over that delivery exceptional projects is no easy feat - in fact, it can be downright hard. That's why and we approach each day with genuine empathy, honest and most of all, understanding.

4

Simplicity is King

It's one thing that we've learned over the past thirteen years, is that simplicity always wins out no matter what. Our process has been refined to apply simple, clear, and concise solutions from design to code. Because simple means, simple to use, simple to understand, simple to change, all adding up to huge cost savings and exponential growth.

5

Balanced Work Life

It's not about the Benjamin's, unless your name is Benjamin. We love what we do and it shows in our work - we want to keep that way. Our kryptonite is burn-out and so we encourage our team to work hard and also rest hard. That's why we have a no-overtime time policy and whenever possible, align work with strengths and interests so that work doesn't feel like work.

6

Absolute Transparency

Relationships are key to any successful venture. And for relationships to work, we constantly strive to make sure every team member has an absolutely clear picture of what a successful outcome looks like, a 100% view into our process, and tools in place to ensure feedback is timely and honest. And the bonus, work will become easier and more productive.

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"On both a professional and personal level the Littlelines team has been an absolute pleasure to work with. They have been integral in spearheading multiple projects for us - coming up with attractive and intuitive designs based on our often rough suggestions. In many ways they have become an extension of our own team."

AvatarMani Chandy // Editor, Berggruen Institute

What's it like working with Littlelines?
Collaboration

We believe in the power of collaboration. We're always standing by - whether it's a phone call, video conference, or Slack message, we like to work closely with you so we feel like an extension of your team.

unlocked

Everything in the open. Everything we do is tracked and reported so you know exactly what's going on. You'll have access to our Slack channel, our project management software, code repository, and more. Nothing is kept in the dark from you.

turn key

Complete turnkey software design and engineering firm at your fingertips. We thrive on having everything it takes to make a great software project: engineers, designers, quality assurance engineers, DevOps, project managers - on demand.

Organized

Insanely organized. Over the thirteen years of building software projects, we've streamlined our software development process by staying organized, removing noise, automating wherever possible, and consistent communication at every step.

Matt

Matt Sears, Founder & CEO
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Sharing the Journey

I owe a tremendous amount of my professional success to the knowledge shared by colleagues and clients. I have spent a better part of my life dedicated to a simple mission, build great products; but more importantly, build great products with great people. It's pretty simple, when you love what you're doing, your customers will love the results every single time.

Since 2007, we've worked with hundreds of clients large and small spanning across many countries and industries. I'm happy to say, one thing we've proven over the last thirteen years is building great software doesn't have to be stressful. Just the opposite in fact - it's actually a lot fun. Thanks for coming along on this journey with me.

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